334  
FZUS52 KTAE 221858  
CWFTAE  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL  
258 PM EDT MON MAY 22 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.  
 
GMZ700-230230-  
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM  
258 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
MODEST SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE QUICKLY ON  
TUESDAY TO CAUTIONARY LEVELS. A PERIOD OF ADVISORY LEVELS WINDS  
AND SEAS IS EXPECTED LATE TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT WITH  
THE APPROACH AND PASSAGE OF A STRONG COLD FRONT. WINDS AND SEAS  
WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WORK WEEK AS  
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE WATERS.  
 

 
 
GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-230230-  
APALACHEE BAY OR COASTAL WATERS FROM KEATON BEACH TO OCHLOCKONEE  
RIVER FL OUT TO 20 NM-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 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 APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
WATERS FROM SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
258 PM EDT MON MAY 22 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.   
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.  
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.  
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.  
PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND  
40 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET.  
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.  
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  
PROTECTED WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2  
FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.  
 

 
 
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