Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
928 PM EDT WED APR 1 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.

GMZ700-020830-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
928 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS...WINDS AND SEAS WILL REMAIN BELOW HEADLINE CRITERIA
THROUGH SATURDAY WHEN A COLD FRONT PASSAGE WILL CAUSE A SURGE IN
NORTH WINDS TO ADVISORY LEVELS. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW
HEADLINE CRITERIA SUNDAY...BUT MAY BRIEFLY SURGE TO CAUTIONARY
LEVELS AGAIN SUNDAY NIGHT.

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GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-020830-
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-
928 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT WAVE PERIOD
4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
WAVE PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT WAVE PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT WAVE
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT WAVE PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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