Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
937 PM EST FRI JAN 20 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.

GMZ700-210930-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
937 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS...SOUTH WINDS WILL INCREASE FROM WEST TO EAST TONIGHT
AND SATURDAY...REACHING ADVISORY LEVELS ON SATURDAY AND SATURDAY
NIGHT. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH
SUNDAY NIGHT...SOME STORMS MAY BE SEVERE. WINDS WILL BECOME
WESTERLY AND NORTHWESTERLY SUNDAY AND MONDAY...PERHAPS REACHING
GALE FORCE. MUCH LOWER WINDS AND DIMINISHING SEAS ARE EXPECTED
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

$$

GMZ730-755-765-775-210930-
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-
937 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

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

$$

GMZ750-770-210930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
937 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM EST SATURDAY THROUGH
TUESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SEAS BUILDING
TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. SOME STORMS
MAY BE SEVERE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
9 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
7 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY. SOME STORMS MAY BE SEVERE.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. SOME
STORMS MAY BE SEVERE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 30 KNOTS. SEAS 10 TO 13 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 17 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 15 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 19
FEET. PROTECTED WATERS VERY ROUGH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS. SEAS 10 TO 13 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 17 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. PROTECTED WATERS
ROUGH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. PROTECTED
WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS MOSTLY SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

FOURNIER/WOOL



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