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Coastal waters forecast for Florida Big Bend and eastern Panhandle
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
142 AM EST Tue Mar 2 2021

Gulf coastal waters from the mouth of the Suwannee River to Okaloosa-Walton
County Line out to 60 nm.

Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the highest
1/3 of the waves...along with the occasional height of the
average highest 1/10 of the waves.

GMZ700-021915-
Synopsis for the Suwannee River to Okaloosa-Walton County Line out to 60 nm
142 AM EST Tue Mar 2 2021

.SYNOPSIS...
Intermittent advisory conditions in waters west of the Ochlockonee
river to the Okaloosa and Walton county line today and tonight
due to a frontal system and a cold frontal passage later today.
Cautionary conditions will reside in Apalachee Bay to Keaton Beach
through Wednesday. A few strong thunderstorms are possible this
afternoon and evening. High pressure will build in later Wednesday
through Saturday with rain returning next weekend.

$$

GMZ730-765-021915-
Apalachee Bay or Coastal Waters From Keaton Beach to Ochlockonee
River FL out to 20 Nm-
Coastal waters from  Suwannee River to Keaton Beach FL out 20 NM-
142 AM EST Tue Mar 2 2021

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant
period 3 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop. Chance of
showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west 15 to 20 knots
early in the morning. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period
3 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop. Rain showers likely
and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop.
Chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the
morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...North winds 10 knots becoming northwest 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period
3 seconds. Protected waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots becoming
northeast after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. Protected waters a
light chop.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Protected waters
a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast
10 to 15 knots in the late evening. Seas 0 to
1 feet. Protected waters a light chop. Chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Protected waters a moderate chop. Rain showers likely in the
morning. Slight chance of thunderstorms through the day. Chance
of showers in the afternoon.

$$

GMZ750-752-755-770-772-775-021915-
Coastal waters from Mexico Beach to Okaloosa Walton County Line
FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from Mexico Beach to Apalachicola FL out 20 NM-
Coastal Waters From  Ochlockonee River to Apalachicola Fl out to
20 Nm-
Waters from Mexico Beach to Okaloosa Walton County Line FL from
20 to 60 NM-
Waters from Apalachicola to Mexico Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from  Suwannee River to Apalachicola FL from 20 to 60 NM-
142 AM EST Tue Mar 2 2021 /1242 AM CST Tue Mar 2 2021/

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...East winds 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional
seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Protected waters
choppy. Slight chance of showers in the morning. Slight chance of
thunderstorms through the day. Chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 20 knots becoming south late in the
evening, then becoming northwest 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2
to 4 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Protected waters choppy.
Rain showers likely in the evening. Slight chance of thunderstorms
through the night. Chance of showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 5 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Protected waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Protected waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Protected waters a light chop. Chance of showers in the
evening, then showers likely and slight chance of
thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Protected waters a moderate chop. Rain showers likely in the
morning. Slight chance of thunderstorms through the day. Chance
of showers in the afternoon.

$$


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