Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
344 AM EST SUN DEC 4 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.

GMZ700-041530-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
344 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.SYNOPSIS...STRONG SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE
MARINE AREA THIS MORNING WITH SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS
ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA INTO THE AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL STRENGTHEN
AGAIN FOR MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY AHEAD OF A COLD WITH EXERCISE
CAUTION LEVELS AND AT THIS TIME IT APPEARS ANY SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY CONDITIONS WOULD BE BRIEF. THE AFOREMENTIONED FRONT WILL
BE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO THE MARINE AREA MAINLY TONIGHT
THROUGH TUESDAY. ANOTHER FRONT IS EXPECTED LATE IN THE WEEK AND
WILL ONCE AGAIN ELEVATE WINDS.

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GMZ750-755-770-775-041530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM  OCHLOCKONEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL OUT TO
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-
344 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

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GMZ730-765-041530-
APALACHEE BAY OR COASTAL WATERS FROM KEATON BEACH TO OCHLOCKONEE
RIVER FL OUT TO 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO KEATON BEACH OUT 20 NM-
344 AM EST SUN DEC 4 2016

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
LIKELY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

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