Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA BIG BEND AND EASTERN PANHANDLE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
416 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

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 WAVES...ALONG WITH THE OCCASIONAL HEIGHT OF THE
AVERAGE HIGHEST 1/10 OF THE WAVES.

GMZ700-201030-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
416 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS...WINDS WILL BEGIN TO RAMP UP TO ADVISORY LEVELS LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT AHEAD OF A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM. ADVISORY
LEVELS WILL PREVAIL THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK, WITH GALE FORCE GUSTS
AND POSSIBLY SUSTAINED WINDS SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY. SEAS
COULD CLIMB AS HIGH AS 15 FEET WELL OFFSHORE BY MONDAY AFTERNOON.

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GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-201030-
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-
416 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH
THE NIGHT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO
35 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
40 KNOTS. SEAS 8 TO 11 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 14 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
40 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 12 FEET WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 15 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET
WITH OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 13 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET WITH
OCCASIONAL SEAS UP TO 9 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. PROTECTED WATERS
CHOPPY.
.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. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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