Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1017 AM EST WED FEB 10 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.

GMZ700-102130-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
1017 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

.SYNOPSIS...WINDS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH THIS AFTERNOON AS
HIGH PRESSURE MOVES NEARER TO THE MARINE AREA. THE SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY CONTINUES THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
REMAIN OVER OR NEAR THE MARINE AREA THROUGH FRIDAY BEFORE A DRY
COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE WATERS...RESULTING IN AN INCREASE IN
OFFSHORE WINDS TO NEAR CAUTIONARY LEVELS.

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GMZ750-755-770-775-102130-
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-
1017 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

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

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9
FEET...SUBSIDING 4 TO 6 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4
FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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GMZ730-765-102130-
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-
1017 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS...DECREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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