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

National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KTAE

FZUS52 KTAE 270721
CWFTAE

Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida Big Bend and eastern Panhandle
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
321 AM EDT Tue Sep 27 2022

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.

GMZ700-271430-
Synopsis for the Suwannee River to Okaloosa-Walton county Line out
to 60 nm
321 AM EDT Tue Sep 27 2022

SYNOPSIS

Hurricane Ian is expected to continue to intensify as it enters the
eastern Gulf of Mexico. While uncertainty in both the track and
intensity of Ian remains higher than usual, we want to stress that
regardless of the exact track, there is a risk of tropical storm
force winds arriving as early as Wednesday morning followed by the
potential for a prolonged period of hurricane force winds beginning
late on Wednesday. Mariners should closely monitor the latest
forecasts on Ian, which will aid in making sound decisions to
minimize impacts to vessels at sea or in port.



GMZ750-770-271430-
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-
221 AM CDT Tue Sep 27 2022

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING


TODAY
Northeast winds around 20 knots. Gusts up to 30 knots.
Seas 3 to 5 feet with a dominant period of 4 seconds. Protected
waters choppy.

TONIGHT
Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots, increasing to 25 to
30 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet with a dominant period
of 4 seconds, building to 5 to 7 feet with a dominant period of
5 seconds after midnight. Protected waters very rough.

WEDNESDAY
Northeast winds 25 to 30 knots with gusts up to
45 knots. Seas 7 to 10 feet with a dominant period of 6 seconds.
Protected waters very rough. A slight chance of showers late.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Tropical storm conditions possible. Northeast
winds 25 to 30 knots with gusts up to 45 knots. Seas 7 to 10 feet
with a dominant period of 7 seconds. Protected waters very rough.
A slight chance of showers.

THURSDAY
Tropical storm conditions possible. Northeast winds
25 to 30 knots with gusts up to 45 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet with a
dominant period of 6 seconds. Protected waters very rough. A
slight chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers
in the afternoon.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Tropical storm conditions possible.

FRIDAY
Tropical storm conditions possible.

FRIDAY NIGHT
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Gusts up to 30 knots
in the evening. Seas 4 to 6 feet with a dominant period of
5 seconds. Protected waters choppy. A chance of showers.

SATURDAY
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
a dominant period of 4 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop.
A chance of showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet with a dominant period of 4 seconds. Protected waters a
light chop. A chance of showers early in the evening, then a
slight chance of showers in the late evening and early morning.



GMZ730-752-755-765-772-271430-
Apalachee Bay or Coastal Waters From Keaton Beach to Ochlockonee
River FL out to 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 Apalachicola to Mexico Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
321 AM EDT Tue Sep 27 2022 /221 AM CDT Tue Sep 27 2022/

TROPICAL STORM WATCH IN EFFECT


TODAY
Northeast winds around 20 knots with gusts up to 30
knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with a dominant period of 4 seconds.
Protected waters choppy.

TONIGHT
Tropical storm conditions possible. Northeast winds
25 to 30 knots with gusts up to 40 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with a
dominant period of 4 seconds, building to 5 to 7 feet with a
dominant period of 4 seconds after midnight. Protected waters
very rough.

WEDNESDAY
Tropical storm conditions possible. Northeast winds
25 to 30 knots with gusts up to 45 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet with a
dominant period of 7 seconds. Protected waters very rough. A
slight chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers
in the afternoon.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Hurricane conditions possible. Northeast winds
25 to 35 knots. Gusts up to 45 knots, increasing to 60 knots
after midnight. Seas 6 to 9 feet with a dominant period of
7 seconds. Protected waters extremely rough. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of thunderstorms.

THURSDAY
Hurricane conditions possible. Northeast winds 30 to
40 knots with gusts up to 65 knots. Seas 6 to 9 feet with a
dominant period of 5 seconds. Protected waters extremely rough. A
chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Hurricane conditions possible.

FRIDAY
Hurricane conditions possible.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Gusts up to
30 knots in the evening. Seas 4 to 6 feet with a dominant period
of 4 seconds. Protected waters choppy. A slight chance of
thunderstorms early in the evening. A chance of showers.

SATURDAY
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with
a dominant period of 4 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop.
A chance of showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet
with a dominant period of 4 seconds. Protected waters a light
chop. A chance of showers early in the evening, then a slight
chance of showers in the late evening and overnight.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.



GMZ775-271430-
Waters from  Suwannee River to Apalachicola FL from 20 to 60 NM-
321 AM EDT Tue Sep 27 2022

HURRICANE WATCH IN EFFECT


TODAY
Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to
30 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with a dominant period of 4 seconds. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms early this morning.

TONIGHT
Tropical storm conditions possible with hurricane
conditions also possible. Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots,
increasing to 25 to 30 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet,
occasionally to 8 feet with a dominant period of 5 seconds,
building to 6 to 8 feet, occasionally to 10 feet with a dominant
period of 5 seconds after midnight. A slight chance of showers
late.

WEDNESDAY
Tropical storm conditions possible with hurricane
conditions also possible. Northeast winds 25 to 30 knots. Gusts
up to 45 knots, increasing to 55 knots in the afternoon. Seas
8 to 11 feet, occasionally to 14 feet with a dominant period of
6 seconds. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers
likely with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Hurricane conditions possible. Northeast winds
30 to 40 knots with gusts up to 60 knots. Seas 9 to 12 feet,
occasionally to 15 feet with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
Showers likely with a slight chance of thunderstorms.

THURSDAY
Hurricane conditions possible. North winds 30 to
40 knots with gusts up to 65 knots. Seas 9 to 12 feet,
occasionally to 15 feet with a dominant period of 7 seconds.
Showers likely with a slight chance of thunderstorms.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Hurricane conditions possible.

FRIDAY
Hurricane conditions possible.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Gusts up to
30 knots in the evening. Seas 4 to 6 feet, occasionally to 8 feet
with a dominant period of 5 seconds. Showers likely with a slight
chance of thunderstorms early in the evening, then a chance of
showers in the late evening and overnight.

SATURDAY
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet with a
dominant period of 5 seconds. A chance of showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
West winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet
with a dominant period of 5 seconds. A chance of showers early in
the evening, then a slight chance of showers in the late evening
and overnight.

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.