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Hurricane Symbol Storm Special! View the latest observations near Atlantic Hurricane Zeta.

National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KTAE

FZUS52 KTAE 261958
CWFTAE

Coastal waters forecast for Florida Big Bend and eastern Panhandle
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
358 PM EDT Mon Oct 26 2020

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.

GMZ700-270400-
Synopsis for the Suwannee River to Okaloosa-Walton County Line out to 60 nm
358 PM EDT Mon Oct 26 2020

SYNOPSIS

Conditions will begin to deteriorate tonight over the coastal
waters as the gradient tightens between Zeta to the south and high
pressure to the north. While winds will hover at or just below
Small Craft Advisory levels through Tuesday night, seas will
continue to increase as swells from Zeta approach. The worst
conditions are likely Wednesday night into early Thursday before
winds and seas begin to subside as Zeta moves well inland.



GMZ750-770-270400-
Coastal waters from Mexico Beach to Okaloosa Walton County Line
FL out 20 NM-
Waters from Mexico Beach to Okaloosa Walton County Line FL from
20 to 60 NM-
258 PM CDT Mon Oct 26 2020

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT


TONIGHT
East winds 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots
after midnight. Seas 3 feet building to 5 feet with occasional
seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds after midnight.
Protected waters a moderate chop. Slight chance of showers and
isolated thunderstorms after midnight.

TUESDAY
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds.
Protected waters choppy. Chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms.

TUESDAY NIGHT
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 7 to 9 feet with
occasional seas up to 11 feet. Dominant period 11 seconds.
Protected waters choppy. Chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms.

WEDNESDAY
Southeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 8 to 10 feet
with occasional seas up to 13 feet. Dominant period 10 seconds.
Protected waters choppy. Chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 Tropical storm conditions possible. South
winds 25 to 30 knots with gusts to around 40 knots. Seas 13 feet
with occasional seas up to 17 feet building to 15 feet with
occasional seas up to 19 feet. Dominant period 10 seconds after
midnight. Protected waters rough. Chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms.

THURSDAY
Southwest winds 20 knots. Seas 13 feet with
occasional seas up to 17 feet subsiding to 8 feet with occasional
seas up to 10 feet in the afternoon. Protected waters choppy.
Showers likely and isolated thunderstorms.

THURSDAY NIGHT
West winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest
15 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 feet with occasional
seas up to 8 feet. Protected waters choppy. Slight chance of
showers and isolated thunderstorms in the evening.

FRIDAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 feet. Protected
waters a light chop.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 15 knots. Seas 3 feet.
Protected waters a moderate chop.

SATURDAY
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet.
Protected waters a moderate chop.



GMZ752-755-772-775-270400-
Coastal waters from Mexico Beach to Apalachicola FL out 20 NM-
Coastal Waters From  Ochlockonee River to Apalachicola Fl out to
20 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 PM EDT Mon Oct 26 2020 /258 PM CDT Mon Oct 26 2020/

SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT


TONIGHT
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Protected waters a moderate chop. Slight chance of showers and
isolated thunderstorms.

TUESDAY
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds.
Protected waters choppy. Chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms.

TUESDAY NIGHT
East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 7 to 9 feet with
occasional seas up to 11 feet. Dominant period 9 seconds.
Protected waters choppy. Chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms.

WEDNESDAY
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 8 to 10 feet
with occasional seas up to 13 feet. Dominant period 8 seconds.
Protected waters choppy. Chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
South winds 20 knots. Seas 10 to 12 feet
with occasional seas up to 15 feet. Dominant period 7 seconds.
Protected waters choppy. Slight chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms.

THURSDAY
South winds 20 knots. Seas 10 feet with
occasional seas up to 13 feet subsiding to 8 feet with occasional
seas up to 10 feet in the afternoon. Protected waters choppy.
Chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 15 knots becoming west
15 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 6 feet with occasional
seas up to 8 feet. Protected waters a moderate chop. Slight
chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

FRIDAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 feet. Protected
waters a light chop.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet.
Protected waters a moderate chop.

SATURDAY
Northeast winds 15 knots. Seas 3 feet.
Protected waters a moderate chop.



GMZ730-765-270400-
Apalachee Bay or Coastal Waters From Keaton Beach to Ochlockonee
River FL out to 20 Nm-
Coastal waters from  Suwannee River to Keaton Beach FL out 20 NM-
358 PM EDT Mon Oct 26 2020

TONIGHT
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet. Dominant
period 3 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop.

TUESDAY
East winds 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant
period 3 seconds. Protected waters a light chop. Chance of
showers and isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.

TUESDAY NIGHT
East winds 15 knots. Seas 4 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop. Chance of
showers and isolated thunderstorms.

WEDNESDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters a light chop. Chance
of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to
6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period
4 seconds. Protected waters choppy. Chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms.

THURSDAY
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Protected waters choppy. Chance of
showers and isolated thunderstorms.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 15 knots becoming west
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 4 feet. Protected waters a
moderate chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

FRIDAY
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet. Protected
waters a light chop.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 feet.
Protected waters a light chop.

SATURDAY
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Protected waters a light chop.