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NWS Forecast

FZUS52 KTAE 271419
CWFTAE

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1019 AM EDT MON APR 27 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.

GMZ700-272030-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
1019 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

SYNOPSIS
LIGHT WINDS TODAY AND THIS EVENING WILL GRADUALLY
INCREASE INTO TUESDAY AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM FORMS NEAR THE
LOUISIANA COASTLINE. WINDS MAY APPROACH 15 KNOTS AT TIMES ON
TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND TUESDAY NIGHT. BEHIND A COLD FRONT ON
WEDNESDAY...WINDS WILL INCREASE TO ADVISORY LEVELS AND REMAIN AT
THOSE LEVELS THROUGH THURSDAY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE
LIKELY AT TIMES OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS...THROUGH TUESDAY
NIGHT...AND SOME OF THE STORMS COULD PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS AT TIMES.
MARINERS SHOULD BE AWARE THAT THIS HAZARD COULD BE RELATIVELY
COMMON OVER THE COASTAL WATERS IN THAT TIME FRAME.



GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-272030-
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-
1019 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

REST OF TODAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. RAIN
LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

TONIGHT
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER NEAR STORMS.

TUESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET...OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6
FEET OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER NEAR STORMS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
AROUND 15 KNOTS LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET...OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET
OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WINDS AND
SEAS HIGHER NEAR STORMS.

WEDNESDAY
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 8
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY
INCREASING TO ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...DIMINISHING FROM WEST TO EAST.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS OFFSHORE 5 TO 7 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 9
FEET. SEAS NEARSHORE 3 TO 5 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH.

THURSDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS OFFSHORE 4 TO 6
FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 8 FEET. SEAS NEARSHORE 3 TO 4 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS OFFSHORE 4
TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET. SEAS NEARSHORE 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.

FRIDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS OFFSHORE 3 TO 4
FEET. SEAS NEARSHORE 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP.



WESTON/LAMERS