Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
913 PM EST WED FEB 10 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.

GMZ700-111200-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
913 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

.SYNOPSIS...WINDS AND SEAS CONTINUE TO DIMINISH ACROSS THE MARINE
AREA THIS EVENING. THE WINDS AND SEAS SHOULD BECOME MUCH CALMER
LATE TONIGHT...BEFORE INCREASING FROM THE SOUTHWEST AGAIN
TOMORROW. WINDS TO THE WEST OF APALACHICOLA MAY REACH 15 TO 20
KNOTS. OCCASIONAL PERIODS OF BREEZY WINDS LOOK TO CONTINUE FOR
MUCH OF THE REST OF THE FORECAST PERIOD.

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GMZ750-755-770-775-111200-
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-
913 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

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

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO 10
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY
BECOMING MOSTLY SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF RAIN.

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GMZ730-765-111200-
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-
913 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON BECOMING NORTH AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 10
KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF RAIN.

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