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NWS Forecast

FZUS52 KTAE 230142
CWFTAE

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
942 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 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.

GMZ700-230900-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
942 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

SYNOPSIS
A TIGHTENING PRESSURE GRADIENT BETWEEN AN EASTERN
ATLANTIC HIGH AND LOWER WESTERN GULF PRESSURE WILL STRENGTHEN
WEEKEND WINDS AND INCREASE SEA HEIGHT...SURF...AND SWELL. CAUTION
LEVEL WINDS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AS WINDS VEER FROM EAST SATURDAY
TO MORE SOUTHEAST SUNDAY. SEA HEIGHTS WILL INCREASE TO 1 TO 3 FEET
SATURDAY TO 2 TO 4 SUNDAY. SLIGHTLY HIGHER SURF BY SUNDAY THROUGH
THE WEEKEND AS THE FETCH TURNS MORE ONSHORE. THIS FETCH WILL ALSO
PUSH IN A HIGHER SWELL...AVERAGE 5 TO 6 SECOND PERIODS BY SUNDAY.



GMZ750-770-230900-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
942 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

REST OF TONIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

SATURDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

SATURDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.



GMZ730-755-765-775-230900-
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-
942 PM EDT FRI MAY 22 2015

REST OF TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP TO MODERATE CHOP.

SATURDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

SATURDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15
TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
AROUND 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.



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