Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
834 PM EST FRI FEB 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.

GMZ700-060830-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
834 PM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS...ADVISORY CONDITIONS CONTINUE ACROSS MAINLY OUR
OFFSHORE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON, AND PRIMARILY IN SEAS. STARTING
TONIGHT...WINDS AND SEAS WILL LIKELY REMAIN BELOW HEADLINE LEVELS
THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...THOUGH A BRIEF UPTICK IN WINDS ON SATURDAY
NIGHT WILL BE POSSIBLE AS LOW PRESSURE BEGINS TO DEVELOP IN THE
WESTERN ATLANTIC. IN THE WAKE OF A FRONT ON MONDAY...STRONG
ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT BEFORE
FALLING OFF ONCE AGAIN TO FINISH NEXT WEEK.

$$

GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-060830-
APALACHEE BAY OR COASTAL WATERS FROM KEATON BEACH TO OCHLOCKONEE
RIVER FL OUT TO 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 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 APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
834 PM EST FRI FEB 5 2016

...SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET LATE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15
TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A BECOMING CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. PROTECTED WATERS
ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. PROTECTED WATERS
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

HARRIGAN/FOURNIER


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