Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
409 AM EDT SUN APR 26 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.

GMZ700-261500-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
409 AM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS...EXERCISE CAUTION LEVEL WINDS OF 15 TO 20 KNOTS ARE
EXPECTED TO CONTINUE EARLY THIS MORNING BEFORE SUBSIDING LATER
TODAY. LIGHT WINDS AND RELATIVELY LOW SEAS SHOULD THEN PREVAIL
THROUGH TUESDAY BEFORE ANOTHER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM APPROACHES.
ADVISORY LEVEL WINDS MAY OCCUR BEHIND THE COLD FRONT FROM LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY.

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GMZ750-770-261500-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
409 AM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

...SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 T0 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET INCREASING TO 3 TO 4
FEET...OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST. SEAS 5
TO 7 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 9 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7
FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 9 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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GMZ730-755-765-775-261500-
APALACHEE BAY OR COASTAL WATERS FROM KEATON BEACH TO OCHLOCKONEE
RIVER FL OUT TO 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM  OCHLOCKONEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL OUT TO
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO KEATON BEACH OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
409 AM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

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

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 10
KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING EAST AROUND 10
KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO 25
KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7
FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 9 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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