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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
343 PM EST TUE MAR 3 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.

GMZ700-040600-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
343 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.SYNOPSIS...FOG WILL REMAIN THE PRIMARY CONCERN ACROSS THE
NORTHEAST GULF THROUGH THURSDAY. ALTHOUGH SOME CLEARING HAS
TAKEN PLACE TODAY...EXPECT APALACHEE BAY AND ADJACENT OFFSHORE
WATERS TO FILL BACK IN WITH FOG SOME TIME TOMORROW. FOG MAY LINGER
WEST OF APALACHICOLA UNTIL A COLD FRONT SCOURS IT OUT ON THURSDAY.
BEHIND THE COLD FRONT AN INCREASE IN WINDS TO ADVISORY LEVELS IS
EXPECTED. THE HEADLINE CONDITIONS COULD LAST INTO FRIDAY.

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GMZ750-770-040600-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
343 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP. WIDESPREAD FOG.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. AREAS
OF FOG THROUGH THE DAY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. AREAS OF FOG THROUGH THE NIGHT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AROUND 20
KNOTS BEHIND A COLD FRONT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS BECOMING CHOPPY.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 9 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 8 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1
TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.


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GMZ730-755-765-775-040600-
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-
343 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND 10
KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET...EXCEPT A FOOT OR LESS IN APALACHEE BAY.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET...EXCEPT A FOOT OR LESS IN APALACHEE BAY. DOMINANT PERIOD 3
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. AREAS OF FOG.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET...EXCEPT 1 TO 2 FEET IN APALACHEE BAY. DOMINANT PERIOD 4
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET...EXCEPT 1
TO 2 FEET IN APALACHEE BAY. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS SMOOTH. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AROUND
20 KNOTS BEHIND A COLD FRONT. SEAS BUILDING 2 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET OUTSIDE OF APALACHEE BAY. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS BECOMING CHOPPY. PATCHY FOG IN
THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET...EXCEPT 1 TO 2 FEET IN APALACHEE BAY.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET IN APALACHEE BAY.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET...EXCEPT 1 TO 2 FEET IN APALACHEE BAY. PROTECTED WATERS A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2
FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.

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