791  
FZUS52 KTAE 221959  
CWFTAE  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL  
359 PM EDT SUN APR 22 2018  
 
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.  
 
GMZ700-230330-  
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO OKALOOSA-WALTON COUNTY LINE OUT TO 60 NM  
359 PM EDT SUN APR 22 2018  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
 
ELEVATED SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL PERSIST THROUGH LATE TONIGHT ACROSS  
COASTAL WATERS. SMALL CRAFTS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION DURING THIS  
PERIOD. ELEVATED WINDS AND SEAS WILL DECREASE THROUGH THE DAY  
MONDAY, WITH CALMER CONDITIONS PERSISTING THROUGH THE WEEK.  
 

 
 
GMZ750-770-230330-  
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-  
359 PM EDT SUN APR 22 2018  
   
..TORNADO WATCH 56 IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING
 
 
...SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS EXERCISE CAUTION THIS AFTERNOON AND  
TONIGHT...  
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. HIGHEST SEAS OFFSHORE. DOMINANT  
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
MONDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.   
MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.  
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP.   
WEDNESDAY
 
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1  
TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN  
DURING THE DAY.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 KNOTS IN  
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. PROTECTED WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP.  
 

 
 
GMZ730-752-755-765-772-775-230330-  
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-  
WATERS FROM SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
359 PM EDT SUN APR 22 2018  
 
...SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS EXERCISE CAUTION THIS AFTERNOON AND  
TONIGHT...  
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. HIGHEST SEAS OFFSHORE. DOMINANT  
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
MONDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.   
MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS.  
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP.   
WEDNESDAY
 
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1  
TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN  
DURING THE DAY.    
FRIDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 KNOTS IN  
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. PROTECTED WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP.  
 

 
 
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