324  
FZUS52 KTAE 231815  
CWFTAE  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL  
215 PM EDT SAT OCT 23 2021  
 
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.  
 
GMZ700-240715-  
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO OKALOOSA-WALTON COUNTY LINE OUT TO 60 NM  
215 PM EDT SAT OCT 23 2021  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
 
EASTERLY FLOW CONTINUES THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT, WHEN IT COULD BRIEFLY  
REACH 15 KNOTS. WINDS WILL VEER TO THE SOUTHWEST ON MONDAY AHEAD OF  
A COLD FRONT, THEN BECOME NORTHWEST MONDAY NIGHT BEHIND THE FRONT,  
AROUND 10 KNOTS. THE APPROACH OF A STRONG AREA OF LOW PRESSURE OVER  
THE TENNESSEE VALLEY WILL TURN WINDS SOUTHERLY ON WEDNESDAY, WITH  
ITS ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT MOVING THROUGH THE WATERS ON THURSDAY.  
WINDS ON BOTH WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY ARE EXPECTED TO BE SOLIDLY AT  
ADVISORY LEVELS, RANGING FROM 20 TO 25 KNOTS, WITH SIGNIFICANT WAVE  
HEIGHTS BUILDING TO 8 FEET JUST OFFSHORE ON THURSDAY. THERE IS ALSO  
THE POTENTIAL FOR GALE FORCE GUSTS WITH THE PASSAGE OF A SQUALL LINE  
AHEAD OF THE COLD FRONT, AND THEN AGAIN BEHIND THE COLD FRONT.  
 

 
 
GMZ730-750-752-755-765-770-772-775-240715-  
APALACHEE BAY OR COASTAL WATERS FROM KEATON BEACH TO OCHLOCKONEE  
RIVER FL OUT TO 20 NM-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM MEXICO BEACH TO OKALOOSA WALTON COUNTY LINE  
FL OUT 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 MEXICO BEACH TO OKALOOSA WALTON COUNTY LINE FL FROM  
20 TO 60 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-  
215 PM EDT SAT OCT 23 2021 /115 PM CDT SAT OCT 23 2021/  
   
TONIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT  
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
SUNDAY
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT  
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO  
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD  
4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN  
THE MORNING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
WEDNESDAY
 
EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15  
KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS  
THROUGH THE DAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO  
5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
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