Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
939 PM 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.

GMZ700-270830-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
939 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS...MODERATE SOUTHWEST WINDS THIS EVENING WILL BECOME
LIGHT AND RATHER VARIABLE TONIGHT AND MONDAY AS A WEAKENING COLD
FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE NORTH. WINDS WILL VEER FROM EAST TO
SOUTHWEST TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY AND INCREASE TO MODERATE LEVELS AS A
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM APPROACHES FROM THE WEST. ADVISORY CONDITIONS
ARE POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY ONCE THE LOW MOVES OFF TO THE
EAST.

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GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-270830-
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-
939 PM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...EXCEPT AROUND 15
KNOTS AND GUSTY IN APALACHEE BAY THIS EVENING. WINDS BECOMING WEST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET...OCCASIONALLY UP
TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT WAVE PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP EARLY...BECOMING SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. WINDS AND
SEAS HIGHER NEAR ISOLATED SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...VARIABLE WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS...BECOMING ONSHORE 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT WAVE PERIOD
6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT WAVE PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT WAVE PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT WAVE PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS OR
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT WAVE PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT WAVE PERIOD
6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT WAVE
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT WAVE PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP.

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