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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
821 PM 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.

GMZ700-070830-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
821 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

.SYNOPSIS...ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED LATER TONIGHT AS A
STRONG AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IN THE WESTERN ATLANTIC INCREASES
WINDS LOCALLY. A TEMPORARY BREAK FROM HEADLINE CONDITIONS IS
EXPECTED SUNDAY NIGHT UNTIL THE PASSAGE OF OUR NEXT COLD FRONT ON
MONDAY. IN ITS WAKE SOLID ADVISORY LEVEL WINDS AND SEAS ARE
EXPECTED...WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR FREQUENT GALE FORCE GUSTS.
THESE ROUGH CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT BEFORE
MUCH CALMER CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL AFTER MID-WEEK.

$$

GMZ730-750-755-070830-
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-
821 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

..SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15
TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SEAS BUILDING THROUGH
THE DAY TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 10 KNOTS LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT
TO MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

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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-
821 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EST SUNDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP
TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 30 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 12
FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 15 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS VERY ROUGH.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SEAS
8 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO
9 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$

HARRIGAN/FOURNIER


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