Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
300 PM EST TUE DEC 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.

GMZ700-070330-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
300 PM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

.SYNOPSIS...WINDS AND SEAS AT ADVISORY LEVELS WILL DIMINISH
THIS EVENING AS THE LOW PRESSURE AREA ACROSS WESTERN NORTH
CAROLINA MOVES FURTHER TO THE NORTHEAST. WINDS AND SEAS WILL THEN
REMAIN RELATIVELY LOW UNTIL A DRY COLD FRONT MOVES ACROSS THE
MARINE AREA ON THURSDAY EVENING. ADVISORY WINDS AND SEAS ARE
LIKELY BEHIND THIS FRONT THROUGH AT LEAST SATURDAY MORNING.
THEREAFTER...WINDS SHOULD BE AROUND 15 KNOTS INTO SUNDAY.

$$

GMZ750-770-070330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
300 PM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER SUNSET. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET
NEAR SHORE AND 4 TO 6 FEET FURTHER OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 7
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY...BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO AROUND 20
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS BUILDING TO 3
TO 5 FEET NEAR SHORE AND 6 TO 8 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 9 FEET
WELL OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS
ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET NEAR
SHORE AND 5 TO 7 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 8 FEET WELL OFFSHORE.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4
FEET NEAR SHORE AND 4 TO 6 FEET FURTHER OFFSHORE. PROTECTED
WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ730-755-765-775-070330-
APALACHEE BAY OR COASTAL WATERS FROM KEATON BEACH TO OCHLOCKONEE
RIVER FL OUT TO 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  SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
300 PM EST TUE DEC 6 2016

...SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS
CHOPPY...BECOMING A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP
INCREASING TO CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 25 KNOTS. SEAS BUILDING TO 3
TO 4 FEET NEAR SHORE AND 6 TO 8 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 9 FEET
WELL OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET NEAR
SHORE AND 4 TO 6 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 7 FEET WELL OFFSHORE.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4
FEET NEAR SHORE AND 3 TO 5 FEET FURTHER OFFSHORE. PROTECTED
WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GODSEY


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