Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
349 PM EDT MON AUG 29 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.

GMZ700-300230-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
349 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

.SYNOPSIS...CONDITIONS WILL DETERIORATE AS TROPICAL DEPRESSION
NINE IS EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN INTO A TROPICAL STORM AND
APPROACH THE AREA BY MID-WEEK. AS A RESULT...WINDS ARE EXPECTED
TO INCREASE FOR THE WEDNESDAY TO THURSDAY TIME PERIOD WITH
TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

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GMZ730-750-755-765-300230-
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-
349 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS NEAR 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. EAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SOUTHEAST
WINDS 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ770-775-300230-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
349 PM EDT MON AUG 29 2016

...SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SOUTHEAST WINDS
15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. EAST WINDS
25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 30 TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO
55 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 FEET BUILDING TO 11 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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