Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
329 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

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 SEAS...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE
AVERAGE HIGHEST 1/10 OF THE SEAS.

GMZ700-060530-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
329 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS...STORMY SEAS TONIGHT AND TOMORROW WITH WINDS AROUND 20
KNOTS AND SEAS OF 6 TO 7 FEET OVER OUR WESTERN WATERS AND
CAUTIONARY CONDITIONS OVER OUR EASTERN WATERS. WINDS AND SEAS WILL
LOWER TUESDAY NIGHT...BUT WILL RAMP BACK UP THURSDAY NIGHT
THROUGH FRIDAY WITH OUR NEXT FRONTAL PASSAGE.

$$

GMZ750-770-060530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
329 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...TORNADO WATCH 515 IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EST THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EST TUESDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS MOSTLY
SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH. CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ730-755-765-775-060530-
APALACHEE BAY OR COASTAL WATERS FROM KEATON BEACH TO OCHLOCKONEE
RIVER FL OUT TO 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  SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
329 PM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT AND
TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH 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.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS MOSTLY
SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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