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 IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST  FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR  SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE  WEATHER INFORMATION.    THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH  IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.  THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.  THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.        GMZ800-121800-  SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-  357 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016      .SYNOPSIS...NO HEADLINES FOR TODAY AND TONIGHT BUT WINDS WILL  THEN NEAR EXERCISE CAUTION LEVELS ON SATURDAY AS THEY TURN NORTH  AND INCREASE BEHIND A COLD FRONT. WINDS WILL QUICKLY BECOME  EASTERLY SATURDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...WITH A  SURGE TO EXERCISE CAUTION LEVELS POSSIBLE BOTH NIGHTS. WINDS  BECOME SOUTHWESTERLY FOR EARLY NEXT WEEK AHEAD OF A STORM SYSTEM  AND COLD FRONT...WHICH WILL PASS THROUGH THE REGION MONDAY NIGHT  INTO TUESDAY AND LIKELY BRING A ROUND OF SHOWERS AND  THUNDERSTORMS ALONG WITH INCREASING WINDS AND SEAS ACROSS THE  WATERS.    $$
 IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST  FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR  SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE  WEATHER INFORMATION.    THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH  IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.  THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.  THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.        GMZ850-121800-  COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-  357 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016    TODAY  SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND  INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.  TONIGHT  WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER  MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.  SATURDAY  NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS  IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE  CHOP.  SATURDAY NIGHT  NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.  SUNDAY  NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO  10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A  MODERATE CHOP.  SUNDAY NIGHT  EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND  INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.  MONDAY  SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND  INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  MONDAY NIGHT  SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST  AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE  CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS.  TUESDAY  NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY  AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    $$

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