Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
836 PM 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.

GMZ700-260830-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
836 PM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

.SYNOPSIS...
EASTERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO PREVAIL THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND
INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK AT SPEEDS GENERALLY BETWEEN 10 AND 15
KNOTS...WITH PERIODS OF STRONGER WINDS THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT
HOURS. WINDS AND SEAS MAY APPROACH ADVISORY LEVELS NEXT WEEK WITH
THE APPROACH OF A TROPICAL DISTURBANCE...CURRENTLY LOCATED JUST
SOUTHEAST OF THE BAHAMAS. STAY TUNED FOR FORECAST UPDATES.

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GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-261330-
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-
835 PM EDT THU AUG 25 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING 10 KNOTS BY
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING 10 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
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