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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
248 AM EST WED DEC 7 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.

GMZ700-072030-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
248 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.SYNOPSIS...RELATIVELY LOW WINDS AND SEAS WILL BE THE RULE TODAY
THROUGH THURSDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL SWING THROUGH THURSDAY WITH
WINDS AND SEAS INCREASING BEGINNING THURSDAY EVENING. EXPECT
ADVISORY LEVEL SUSTAINED WINDS WITH PERIODS OF GUSTS TO NEAR GALE
FORCE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT WITH SEAS APPROACHING 10
FEET IN THE FAR OFFSHORE WATERS. EXPECT MORE FAVORABLE MARINE
CONDITIONS BEGINNING SATURDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS ACROSS THE
SOUTHEAST UNITED STATES.

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GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-072030-
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-
248 AM EST WED DEC 7 2016

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5
FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF RAIN.

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