Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
406 AM EDT TUE APR 21 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.

GMZ700-211500-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
406 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A BRIEF PERIOD OF BREEZY NORTHERLY WINDS BEHIND A COLD
FRONT WILL END QUICKLY THIS MORNING AS HIGH PRESSURE SETTLES INTO
THE REGION. LIGHT WINDS AND RELATIVELY CALM SEAS ARE EXPECTED
THROUGH THURSDAY...BEFORE WINDS BECOME MORE SOUTHERLY AND
INCREASE AGAIN. BREEZY WINDS OVER 15 KNOTS WILL BE POSSIBLE ON
SATURDAY AHEAD OF ANOTHER COLD FRONT. DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...AND THEN CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND STORMS
WILL RETURN FOR LATE IN THE WEEK AND INTO THE WEEKEND.

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GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-211500-
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-
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-
406 AM EDT TUE APR 21 2015

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

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE BY THE AFTERNOON. SEAS OFFSHORE 3 TO
4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. SEAS NEARSHORE 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING
SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10
KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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