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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KTAE

FZUS52 KTAE 301416
CWFTAE

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1016 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

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 WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE
AVERAGE HIGHEST 1/10 OF THE WAVES.

GMZ700-010315-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
1016 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

SYNOPSIS
MODERATE TO STRONG SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS WILL
CONTINUE ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS THROUGH MONDAY AHEAD OF AN
APPROACHING COLD FRONT. ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED AT TIMES
WITH THE WORST CONDITIONS WEST OF APALACHICOLA. THIS WILL LEAD TO
HIGH SURF...STRONG RIP CURRENTS...AND SLIGHTLY ABOVE-NORMAL
TIDES. MUCH LOWER WINDS AND SEAS ARE EXPECTED BY MID-WEEK WITH
SOME INCREASE EXPECTED BY THE END OF THE WEEK.



GMZ750-770-010315-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1016 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT


REST OF TODAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.

TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15
KNOTS LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS
UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

MONDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

TUESDAY
EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10
KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.



GMZ730-755-765-775-010315-
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-
1016 AM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON


REST OF TODAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS CHOPPY.

TONIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

MONDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

MONDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT
BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.