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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
407 AM EST SUN FEB 7 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.

GMZ700-071530-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
407 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

.SYNOPSIS...AS AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE STRENGTHENS OFF THE
FLORIDA EAST COAST...WINDS OVER THE EASTERN GULF WILL INCREASE TO
ADVISORY LEVELS THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON BEFORE DIMINISHING TONIGHT.
ON MONDAY AFTERNOON...A DRY COLD FRONT WILL MOVE QUICKLY ACROSS
THE MARINE AREA. WINDS BEHIND THIS COLD FRONT WILL INCREASE
SIGNIFICANTLY...POSSIBLY TO GALE FORCE. A LENGTHY STRETCH OF GALE
FORCE WINDS IS POSSIBLE THROUGH WEDNESDAY...BEFORE HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDS OVER THE MARINE AREA ON THURSDAY...RESULTING IN LIGHTER
WINDS.

$$

GMZ750-755-071530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM  OCHLOCKONEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL OUT TO
20 NM-
407 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 30
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS VERY ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
45 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET AT THE COAST AND 6 TO 9 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 10 FEET FURTHER OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS VERY ROUGH.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 TO 40
KNOTS. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET AT THE COAST AND 5 TO 7 FEET
FURTHER OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS
ROUGH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AROUND 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ770-775-071530-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
407 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 30 TO 35
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 12 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 45
KNOTS. SEAS 10 TO 13 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 16 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
40 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 12 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ765-071530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO KEATON BEACH OUT 20 NM-
407 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 25 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY...INCREASING TO ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40
KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET AT THE COAST AND 6 TO 9 FEET FURTHER
OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35 KNOTS. SEAS
3 TO 5 FEET AT THE COAST AND 6 TO 8 FEET FURTHER OFFSHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5
FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ730-071530-
APALACHEE BAY OR COASTAL WATERS FROM KEATON BEACH TO OCHLOCKONEE
RIVER FL OUT TO 20 NM-
407 AM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 25
KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 35
KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS ROUGH.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4
FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GODSEY


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