Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
921 PM EST THU FEB 11 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.

GMZ700-120930-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
921 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

.SYNOPSIS...WESTERLY WINDS...OCCASIONALLY REACHING 15 TO 20
KNOTS...SHOULD CONTINUE OVERNIGHT AND INTO FRIDAY BEFORE VEERING
TO THE NORTH BEHIND A COLD FRONT FRIDAY NIGHT. THE BREEZY
WINDS...ABOVE 15 KNOTS AT TIMES...SHOULD CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING AND SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION.

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GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-120930-
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-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
921 PM EST THU FEB 11 2016

...SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.OVERNIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...WITH THE STRONGEST
WINDS WEST OF APALACHICOLA. SEAS WEST OF APALACHICOLA 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. SEAS EAST OF APALACHICOLA 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO
20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AROUND 20 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.

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