Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
341 PM EST TUE JAN 27 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.

GMZ700-280330-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
341 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS...WINDS AND SEAS HAVE NOW DROPPED BELOW SMALL CRAFT
ADVISORY CRITERIA AND WE WILL INSTEAD GO WITH AN EXERCISE CAUTION
HEADLINE FOR TONIGHT. WINDS AND SEAS WILL DROP BELOW HEADLINE
CRITERIA ON WEDNESDAY AND GRADUALLY VEER TO ONSHORE BY THURSDAY AS
HIGH PRESSURE SETTLES TO THE SOUTH. WINDS WILL INCREASE SLIGHTLY
BEHIND A COLD FRONT ON FRIDAY MORNING, BUT ARE EXPECTED TO REACH
CAUTIONARY LEVELS FROM FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY.

$$

GMZ730-750-755-765-280330-
APALACHEE BAY-
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 FL OUT 20 NM-
341 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15
KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET...OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET AWAY FROM THE
COAST. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING
A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. SEAS 1
TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP INCREASING TO CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 8
FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ770-775-280330-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
341 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS SUBSIDING TO AROUND 10
KNOTS LATE IN THE DAY. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH. SEAS 1
TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5
FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

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