Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
925 PM EDT MON MAY 4 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.

GMZ700-050830-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
925 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A MARGINAL EASTERLY SURGE TONIGHT WILL LIKELY PUSH
WINDS AND SEAS UP TO LOW END ADVISORY LEVELS. THE SURGE WILL
MOVE FROM EAST TO WEST THROUGH THE NIGHT...FALLING TO BELOW
HEADLINE LEVELS BY MID MORNING TOMORROW. TONIGHT IS FORECAST TO BE
THE STRONGEST SURGE...WITH ONLY CAUTIONARY LEVEL CONDITIONS
EXPECTED THE FOLLOWING FEW NIGHTS.

$$

GMZ730-750-755-050830-
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-
925 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT...

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS BECOMING CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AROUND
5 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING ONSHORE LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...ONSHORE WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING TO THE
NORTHEAST LATE. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 4 KNOTS BECOMING ONSHORE 5 TO 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. PROTECTED WATERS
SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
LATE. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING ONSHORE 5 TO 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. PROTECTED WATERS A
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ765-770-775-050830-
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-
925 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS BECOMING A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS BECOMING CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AROUND
5 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING ONSHORE LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...ONSHORE WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS VEERING TO THE
NORTHEAST LATE. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 4 KNOTS BECOMING ONSHORE 5 TO 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. PROTECTED WATERS
SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
LATE. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING ONSHORE 5 TO 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. PROTECTED WATERS A
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

WESTON/HARRIGAN


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