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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
351 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

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

GMZ700-191530-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
351 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS...

RAIN AND THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL INCREASE STARTING TONIGHT AND
CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND WITH MULTIPLE DISTURBANCES AFFECTING
THE MARINE AREA. A STRONG COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE THROUGH
THE LOCAL WATERS SUNDAY INTO MONDAY WITH GUSTS TO GALE FORCE
AND SEAS IN EXCESS OF 10 FEET. SOME THUNDERSTORMS COULD ALSO BE
STRONG TO SEVERE, ESPECIALLY THIS WEEKEND.

$$

GMZ730-750-755-191530-
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-
351 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL
SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS
CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ770-775-191530-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
351 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 15 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 KNOTS.
SEAS 10 TO 13 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 17 FEET BUILDING TO
10 TO 15 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 19 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
40 KNOTS. SEAS 10 TO 15 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 19 FEET.
CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ765-191530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO KEATON BEACH OUT 20 NM-
351 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.TODAY...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 10 KNOTS IN
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH. AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY TO
ROUGH. CHANCE OF RAIN.

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