655  
FZUS52 KTAE 290050  
CWFTAE  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL  
850 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017  
 
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 WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE  
AVERAGE HIGHEST 1/10 OF THE WAVES.  
 
GMZ700-291330-  
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM  
850 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
A RELATIVELY STRONG DIFFERENCE IN PRESSURE BETWEEN A  
RIDGE TO THE EAST AND A LOW TO THE WEST WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE  
MARINE AREA THROUGH EARLY MONDAY...WITH SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS  
INCREASING TO ADVISORY LEVELS AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY WEST OF  
APALACHICOLA. THIS WILL LEAD TO HIGH SEAS AND ABOVE NORMAL TIDES.  
 

 
 
GMZ750-770-291330-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-  
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
850 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO  
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE  
CHOP.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.  
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO  
6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD  
7 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.  
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.  
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 KNOTS
 
BECOMING WEST 10 KNOTS IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.  
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET  
IN THE AFTERNOON. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY...BECOMING A LIGHT  
CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  
PROTECTED WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
PROTECTED WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS  
A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.  
 

 
 
GMZ730-755-765-775-291330-  
APALACHEE BAY OR COASTAL WATERS FROM KEATON BEACH TO OCHLOCKONEE  
RIVER FL OUT TO 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 SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
850 PM EDT FRI APR 28 2017  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.   
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.  
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.  
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.    
MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 KNOTS
 
BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 KNOTS LATE  
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6  
FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED  
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.   
TUESDAY
 
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  
PROTECTED WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS  
A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
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