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

GMZ700-041430-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
347 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

.SYNOPSIS...UNDER AN EASTERLY FLOW REGIME...EXPECT CAUTIONARY
LEVEL NOCTURNAL SURGES TO SPREAD FROM EAST TO WEST ACROSS THE
NORTHEAST GULF EACH NIGHT. THE ENHANCED WINDS SHOULD GRADUALLY
WEAKEN BELOW CAUTIONARY LEVELS TO THE WEST OF APALACHICOLA EACH
AFTERNOON. THIS PATTERN WILL LIKELY CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-041430-
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-
347 AM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

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

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE THIS MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET NEAR SHORE AND 3 TO 4 FEET
FURTHER OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS
CHOPPY...BECOMING A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET NEAR SHORE AND 4 TO 5 FEET
FURTHER OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST AROUND 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET NEAR SHORE AND 3 TO 5
FEET FURTHER OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET NEAR
SHORE AND 3 TO 4 FEET FURTHER OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST AROUND 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP TO MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2
FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. PROTECTED WATERS
SMOOTH.

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GODSEY


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