513  
FZUS52 KTAE 200046  
CWFTAE  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL  
846 PM EDT MON APR 19 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.  
 
GMZ700-200830-  
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO OKALOOSA-WALTON COUNTY LINE OUT TO 60 NM  
846 PM EDT MON APR 19 2021  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
 
TRANQUIL BOATING CONDITIONS WILL RETURN ON TUESDAY, BUT THEY'LL  
BE SHORT LIVED, WITH ELEVATED WINDS AND SEAS RETURNING WEDNESDAY  
AND CONTINUING INTO FRIDAY. A PERIOD OF ADVISORY LEVEL WINDS IS  
POSSIBLE IN ASSOCIATION WITH A DRY COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE WEDNESDAY  
AFTERNOON INTO THURSDAY. SEAS WILL TOP OUT AT 4 TO 5 FEET OVER  
THE OFFSHORE WATERS. LOOKING AHEAD, ANOTHER COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE  
THIS WEEKEND MAY SWEEP A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE  
WATERS.  
 

 
 
GMZ750-752-755-770-772-775-200830-  
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-  
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-  
846 PM EDT MON APR 19 2021 /746 PM CDT MON APR 19 2021/  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
TUESDAY
 
EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT  
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
RAIN IN THE MORNING.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST  
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO  
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.   
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.  
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ730-765-200830-  
APALACHEE BAY OR COASTAL WATERS FROM KEATON BEACH TO OCHLOCKONEE  
RIVER FL OUT TO 20 NM-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM SUWANNEE RIVER TO KEATON BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-  
846 PM EDT MON APR 19 2021  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10  
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD  
6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
TUESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE  
OF RAIN IN THE MORNING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO  
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
WEDNESDAY
 
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT  
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10  
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A  
MODERATE CHOP.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.  
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.  
 

 
 
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