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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KTAE

FZUS52 KTAE 150758
CWFTAE

Coastal waters forecast for Florida Big Bend and eastern Panhandle
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
358 AM EDT Thu Apr 15 2021

Gulf coastal waters from the mouth of the Suwannee River to Okaloosa-Walton
County Line 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.

GMZ700-152015-
Synopsis for the Suwannee River to Okaloosa-Walton County Line out to 60 nm
358 AM EDT Thu Apr 15 2021

SYNOPSIS

The biggest threat to mariners will come in erratic and gusty
thunderstorm outflow wind gusts throughout the day today,
particularly over the Panhandle waters west of Apalachicola. 
Small craft operators should think twice before venturing far
offshore today, as numerous strong to severe thunderstorms are
expected to move through the region and offshore waters today.
Winds between 10-15 knots and seas around 2-3 feet will persist
through the remainder of the week beyond today.



GMZ730-750-752-755-765-770-772-775-152015-
Apalachee Bay or Coastal Waters From Keaton Beach to Ochlockonee
River FL out to 20 Nm-
Coastal waters from Mexico Beach to Okaloosa Walton County Line
FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from Mexico Beach to Apalachicola FL out 20 NM-
Coastal Waters From  Ochlockonee River to Apalachicola Fl out to
20 Nm-
Coastal waters from  Suwannee River to Keaton Beach FL out 20 NM-
Waters from Mexico Beach to Okaloosa Walton County Line FL from
20 to 60 NM-
Waters from Apalachicola to Mexico Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from  Suwannee River to Apalachicola FL from 20 to 60 NM-
358 AM EDT Thu Apr 15 2021 /258 AM CDT Thu Apr 15 2021/

TODAY
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period
5 seconds. Protected waters a light chop. Slight chance of
thunderstorms in the morning. Chance of showers through the day.
Chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
West winds 10 knots becoming north early in the
morning. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Protected
waters a light chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms
in the evening.

FRIDAY
East winds 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant
period 6 seconds. Protected waters a light chop. Slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms through the day.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 6 seconds. Protected waters a light chop. Slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

SATURDAY
Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 5 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

SATURDAY NIGHT
West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming north after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters a light chop. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms.

SUNDAY
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Protected waters a light chop. Rain showers likely in the
morning. Chance of thunderstorms through the day. Chance of rain
showers in the afternoon.

SUNDAY NIGHT
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Protected waters a light chop. Chance of showers in the
evening. Chance of thunderstorms through the night. Rain showers
likely after midnight.

MONDAY
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Protected waters a light chop. Rain showers likely in the
morning. Chance of thunderstorms through the day. Chance of rain
showers in the afternoon.