Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
422 AM EDT FRI AUG 26 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.

GMZ700-261630-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
422 AM EDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.SYNOPSIS...OVERNIGHT SURGES IN EASTERLY WINDS TO AT LEAST
CAUTIONARY LEVELS WILL CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. THE
BEST CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL ALSO BE OVERNIGHT...MOVING
FROM EAST TO WEST. MARINERS ARE URGED TO PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO
THE FORECASTS FOR EARLY NEXT WEEK AS THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR
TROPICAL CYCLONE DEVELOPMENT IN THE NORTHEAST GULF.

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GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-261630-
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-
422 AM EDT FRI AUG 26 2016

.TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATER
THIS MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP TO
CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET...OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET WELL OFFSHORE. PROTECTED WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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HARRIGAN



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