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NWS Forecast

FZUS52 KTAE 141511
CWFTAE

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1011 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

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.

GMZ700-142200-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
1011 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

SYNOPSIS
MODERATE EASTERLY FLOW TODAY WILL SHIFT TO SOUTHERLY
AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING STORM SYSTEM ON MONDAY. CAUTIONARY
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DURING THIS TIME...WITH A PERIOD OF
ADVISORY LEVEL WINDS POSSIBLE MONDAY EVENING AS THE STORM SYSTEM
MOVES THROUGH THE REGION. LIGHTER WINDS AND LOWER SEAS ARE
EXPECTED TUESDAY AND THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK AS HIGH
PRESSURE STAYS NEAR THE MARINE AREA.



GMZ750-770-142200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1011 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

REST OF TODAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

MONDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

TUESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.

WEDNESDAY
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.

THURSDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.



GMZ730-755-765-775-142200-
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-
1011 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

REST OF TODAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.

TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP.

MONDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

MONDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.

WEDNESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.

THURSDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.



HARRIGAN/GODSEY