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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 UPDATED 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.        GMZ800-210700-  SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-  331 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017      .SYNOPSIS...  HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE AREA WITH WARM AND HUMID  CONDITIONS CONTINUING. SOUTHERLY WINDS MAY RESULT IN SOME SEA FOG  TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY. A STRONG AND COMPLEX STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE  THROUGH THE DEEP SOUTH THIS WEEKEND WITH INCREASING SOUTHWEST WINDS  AND CHOPPY SEAS SATURDAY. CONDITIONS WILL BECOME VERY HAZARDOUS AS  STRONG TO POSSIBLY SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS MOVE THROUGH THE EASTERN GULF  ON SUNDAY AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT. STRONG WEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP LATE  SUNDAY CONTINUING INTO MONDAY IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT WITH FREQUENT  GUSTS TO GALE FORCE POSSIBLE...WHICH WILL CREATE DANGEROUS BOATING  CONDITIONS. WINDS AND SEAS WILL SUBSIDE ON TUESDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE  BUILDS OVER THE WATERS.      $$
 IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST  FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR  SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATED FOR THE LATEST MARINE  WEATHER INFORMATION.    THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH  IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.  THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.  THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.        GMZ850-210700-  COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-  331 PM EST FRI JAN 20 2017    TONIGHT  SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND  INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.  SATURDAY  SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND  INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.  SATURDAY NIGHT  SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND  20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS  CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.  SUNDAY  SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND  INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.  SUNDAY NIGHT  WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. BAY AND  INLAND WATERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  MONDAY  WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. BAY AND  INLAND WATERS ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  MONDAY NIGHT  NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND  20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS  ROUGH.  TUESDAY  NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND  10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS  CHOPPY.  TUESDAY NIGHT  WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST  AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND  WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.  WEDNESDAY  SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND  INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    $$

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