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Coastal Waters Forecast (CWF)

Issued by Tallahassee, FL (TAE)

                            
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FZUS52 KTAE 200856
CWFTAE

Coastal waters forecast for Florida Big Bend and eastern Panhandle
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
456 AM EDT Fri Sep 20 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.

GMZ700-201500-
Synopsis for the Suwannee River to Okaloosa-Walton County Line out to 60 nm
456 AM EDT Fri Sep 20 2019

.SYNOPSIS...
All waters are not under a Small Craft Advisory for winds over 20
knots or seas over 6 feet, or a combination of both. Winds and 
seas will be right at advisory levels through tonight so will keep
the advisory going until 8 AM ET on Saturday. Mostly dry weather 
will prevail. 

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GMZ730-750-752-755-201500-
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-
456 AM EDT Fri Sep 20 2019 /356 AM CDT Fri Sep 20 2019/

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...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. 
.TONIGHT...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. 
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Protected waters a moderate chop. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds.
Protected waters a moderate chop. 
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Protected waters a light chop. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters a light chop. 
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 5 to
10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period
3 seconds. Protected waters a light chop. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest after
midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected
waters mostly smooth. 
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest 10
knots in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 1 foot. Dominant
period 3 seconds. Protected waters mostly smooth. 

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GMZ765-770-772-775-201500-
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-
456 AM EDT Fri Sep 20 2019 /356 AM CDT Fri Sep 20 2019/

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...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. 
.TONIGHT...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 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 3 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. Dominant period 3 seconds.
Protected waters a moderate chop. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters a light chop. 
.MONDAY...East winds 10 knots becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period
3 seconds. Protected waters a light chop. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north in the
late evening. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period
3 seconds. Protected waters mostly smooth. 
.TUESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period
4 seconds. Protected waters mostly smooth. 

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