Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
349 PM EST SAT JAN 21 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.

GMZ700-220000-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
349 PM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS...SOUTHWESTERLY ADVISORY LEVEL WINDS WILL SHIFT WESTERLY
OR EVEN NORTHWESTERLY BEGINNING LATE SUNDAY BEHIND A COLD FRONT.
BEHIND THE FRONT LATE SUNDAY AND INTO MONDAY SUSTAINED WINDS WILL
NEAR GALE CONDITIONS...WITH OCCASIONAL GALE FORCE GUSTS EXPECTED.
SEAS WILL BUILD TO AROUND 14 FEET WELL OFFSHORE...BUT EVEN AS
HIGH AS 10 FEET WITHIN 20 MILES OF THE PANHANDLE COAST. ADVISORY
LEVEL SEAS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO COMPLETELY SUBSIDE UNTIL TUESDAY
MORNING.

$$

GMZ750-220000-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
349 PM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

...TORNADO WATCH 14 IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS
LATE IN THE EVENING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. SOME
STORMS MAY BE SEVERE...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING TORNADOES.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 25 TO 30 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 11 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS
TO AROUND 40 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
13 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET LATE.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST AROUND WINDS 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ770-220000-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
349 PM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS
LATE IN THE EVENING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. SOME
STORMS MAY BE SEVERE...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING TORNADOES.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 25 TO 30 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 11 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS
TO AROUND 40 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
13 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET LATE.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST AROUND WINDS 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ730-755-765-775-220000-
APALACHEE BAY OR COASTAL WATERS FROM KEATON BEACH TO OCHLOCKONEE
RIVER FL OUT TO 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  SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
349 PM EST SAT JAN 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS UP TO 35 KNOTS
LATE IN THE EVENING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. SOME
STORMS MAY BE SEVERE...CAPABLE OF PRODUCING TORNADOES.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 25 TO 30 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 40 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 11 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH.
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS
TO AROUND 40 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO
13 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET LATE.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST AROUND WINDS 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF RAIN.

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