Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
833 PM EDT MON APR 20 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.

GMZ700-210830-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
833 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

.SYNOPSIS...EXERCISE CAUTION CONDITIONS WILL BE PRESENT IN THE
WESTERN WATERS OVERNIGHT. STARTING TUESDAY WINDS WILL BE AROUND
10 KNOTS WITH 2 TO 3 FT SEAS. TUNDERSTORMS RETURN TO THE FORECAST
WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

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GMZ750-770-210830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
833 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH EARLY IN
THE MORNING. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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GMZ730-755-765-775-210830-
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-
833 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15
KNOTS LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. PROTECTED WATERS
MOSTLY SMOOTH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET
OR LESS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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