Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
408 AM EDT THU AUG 25 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.

GMZ700-251630-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
408 AM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

.SYNOPSIS...NIGHTTIME EASTERLY WINDS SURGES TO CAUTIONARY LEVELS
SHOULD BE EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL NIGHTS WITH A GRADUAL
WEAKENING OF WINDS SPEEDS THROUGH EACH AFTERNOON. EARLY NEXT WEEK
THE FORECAST BECOMES QUITE UNCERTAIN AS IT WILL BE DICTATED BY THE
EVOLUTION OF A TROPICAL DISTURBANCE CURRENTLY IN THE ATLANTIC.
MARINERS SHOULD PAY VERY CLOSE ATTENTION TO THE FORECAST THROUGH
THE WEEKEND.

$$

GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-251630-
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-
408 AM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

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

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 15 KNOTS LATER
THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP TO
CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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