Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
940 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

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.

GMZ700-060930-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
940 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT IS MOVING THROUGH THE MARINE AREA THIS
EVENING. AS A RESULT WINDS ARE INCREASING AND BECOMING NORTHERLY
FROM THE WEST TO THE EAST BEHIND THE FRONT. ADVISORY CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED UNTIL MID MORNING ON FRIDAY WITH CAUTIONARY CONDITIONS
LASTING THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. LIGHT TO MODERATE WINDS ARE
EXPECTED FOR THE REST OF THE FORECAST.

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GMZ750-770-060930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
940 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 7 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 9
FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET
DECREASING TO 3 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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GMZ730-755-765-775-060930-
APALACHEE BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM  OCHLOCKONEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL OUT TO
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO KEATON BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
940 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET NEAR SHORE
AND 4 TO 6 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 8 FEET WELL OFFSHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 8 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET
DECREASING TO 3 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS
CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2
FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS
1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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