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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
407 AM EST SAT FEB 6 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.

GMZ700-061530-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
407 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.SYNOPSIS...MODERATE OFFSHORE WINDS WILL INCREASE TO AT LEAST
CAUTIONARY LEVELS TONIGHT AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM DEVELOPS OFF
THE FLORIDA EAST COAST. AFTER A BRIEF LULL IN WINDS ON SUNDAY
NIGHT...A RAPID INCREASE IN WINDS AND SEAS WILL OCCUR ON MONDAY
BEHIND A DRY COLD FRONT. A PERIOD OF ADVISORY CONDITIONS...WITH
GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...WILL BEGIN MONDAY AFTERNOON AND
CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ750-755-770-775-061530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM  OCHLOCKONEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL OUT TO
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-
407 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS
WITH GUSTS TO GALE FORCE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5
FEET...BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO GALE
FORCE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET NEAR SHORE AND 8 TO 11 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET WELL OFFSHORE. PROTECTED WATERS
VERY ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO GALE
FORCE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET NEAR SHORE AND 7 TO 10 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET WELL OFFSHORE. PROTECTED WATERS VERY
ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET NEAR SHORE AND 6 TO 9 FEET WELL OFFSHORE. PROTECTED
WATERS ROUGH.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3
FEET NEAR SHORE AND 3 TO 5 FEET FURTHER OFFSHORE. PROTECTED
WATERS CHOPPY.

$$

GMZ730-765-061530-
APALACHEE BAY OR COASTAL WATERS FROM KEATON BEACH TO OCHLOCKONEE
RIVER FL OUT TO 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO KEATON BEACH OUT 20 NM-
407 AM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 2 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 25
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO GALE
FORCE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 7 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS VERY ROUGH.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GODSEY



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