Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
948 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM THE MOUTH OF THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN
OUT TO 60 NM.

SEAS ARE PROVIDED AS A RANGE OF THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST
1/3 OF THE SEAS...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE
AVERAGE HIGHEST 1/10 OF THE SEAS.

GMZ700-052030-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
948 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

.SYNOPSIS...EASTERLY WINDS AROUND CAUTIONARY LEVELS WILL DIMINISH
LATER THIS AFTERNOON. AN ADDITIONAL EASTERLY WIND SURGE TO
CAUTIONARY LEVELS IS EXPECTED TONIGHT FOLLOWED BY LOWER WINDS FOR
THE REST OF THE WEEK.

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GMZ730-750-755-052030-
APALACHEE BAY OR COASTAL WATERS FROM KEATON BEACH TO OCHLOCKONEE
RIVER FL OUT TO 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM  OCHLOCKONEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL OUT TO
20 NM-
948 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY DECREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...THEN
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS
1 FOOT. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ765-770-775-052030-
COASTAL WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO KEATON BEACH OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
948 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS CHOPPY DECREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON BECOMING
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. DOMINANT PERIOD 4
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET
OR LESS. PROTECTED WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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