Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
955 PM EST SAT DEC 3 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.

GMZ700-040930-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
955 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR COASTAL
WATERS FROM OCHLOCKONEE TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM FOR WINDS AROUND
20 TO 25 KNOTS AND SEAS UP TO 6 FEET THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING AHEAD
OF A DEVELOPING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM. ALTHOUGH WINDS MAY FALL BELOW
20 KNOTS SUNDAY...THEY WILL APPROACH IT AGAIN MONDAY NIGHT AND
TUESDAY WHEN THE FRONT FINALLY CROSSES INTO OUR FORECAST AREA.

$$

GMZ750-755-770-775-040930-
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-
955 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST 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 SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 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. 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 MOSTLY SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE OF
RAIN.

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GMZ730-765-040930-
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-
955 PM EST SAT DEC 3 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.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 MOSTLY SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF RAIN.

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BARRY/MOORE


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