Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1027 AM EST SAT FEB 13 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.

GMZ700-132130-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
1027 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

.SYNOPSIS...ADVISORY LEVEL WINDS THIS MORNING OVER THE OFFSHORE
WATERS WILL DECREASE THIS AFTERNOON. HOWEVER...MARINERS OF SMALL
CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THIS AFTERNOON UNTIL SEAS SUBSIDE.
MODERATE EASTERLY FLOW IS EXPECTED THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE
WEEKEND. WINDS AND SEAS WILL INCREASE ON MONDAY AHEAD OF AN
APPROACHING STORM SYSTEM. A PERIOD OF ADVISORY CONDITIONS IS
POSSIBLE MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. THEREAFTER...LIGHT
WINDS ARE EXPECTED AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE NORTHERN GULF.

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GMZ730-750-755-765-132130-
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-
1027 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ770-775-132130-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1027 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL THIS AFTERNOON...
...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION FOR SEAS THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS...BECOMING 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
LATE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
15 KNOTS EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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BARRY/GODSEY


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