605  
FZUS52 KTAE 181945  
CWFTAE  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL  
345 PM EDT WED SEP 18 2019  
 
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.  
 
GMZ700-190230-  
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO OKALOOSA-WALTON COUNTY LINE OUT TO 60 NM  
345 PM EDT WED SEP 18 2019  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
 
ENHANCED EAST-TO-NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20-25 KNOTS ON THE SOUTHERN  
PERIPHERY OF A MID-ATLANTIC HIGH WILL PRODUCE ELEVATED SEAS STARTING  
THURSDAY AND LASTING THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY  
WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED BEGINNING TOMORROW NIGHT. BY MONDAY, LIGHT  
WINDS AND LOW SEAS SHOULD RETURN.  
 

 
 
GMZ750-752-770-772-190230-  
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-  
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-  
245 PM CDT WED SEP 18 2019  
   
TONIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 15  
KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.  
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.  
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.  
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.  
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.  
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
EAST 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
 
EAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.  
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.  
 

 
 
GMZ755-775-190230-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM OCHLOCKONEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL OUT TO  
20 NM-  
WATERS FROM SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-  
345 PM EDT WED SEP 18 2019  
   
..SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT  
PERIOD 2 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.    
THURSDAY
 
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.  
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.  
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.  
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.  
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS.  
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET  
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.  
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.    
SUNDAY
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH  
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT  
PERIOD 3 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE  
CHOP.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
MONDAY
 
EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS  
A LIGHT CHOP.  
 

 
 
GMZ730-765-190230-  
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-  
345 PM EDT WED SEP 18 2019  
   
..SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT  
PERIOD 2 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT  
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT  
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
SUNDAY
 
EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT  
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.  
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
MONDAY
 
EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS  
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS MOSTLY  
SMOOTH.  
 

 
 
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