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NWS Forecast

FZUS52 KTAE 050735
CWFTAE

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
335 AM EDT THU MAY 5 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.

GMZ700-051430-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
335 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

SYNOPSIS

OFFSHORE WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS WILL PREVAIL THROUGH TONIGHT
ALLOWING SEAS TO BUILD TO 6 TO 8 FEET TODAY. BY FRIDAY
MORNING...WINDS AND SEAS WILL LOWER AND ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN
BELOW ADVISORY AND CAUTIONARY LEVELS THROUGH AT LEAST MONDAY.



GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-051430-
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-
335 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING


TODAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.

TONIGHT
NORTH WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.

FRIDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

SATURDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

SATURDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

SUNDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

SUNDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

MONDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.



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