Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
420 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

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.

GMZ700-241430-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
420 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.SYNOPSIS...OUTSIDE OF THE DAILY SEA BREEZE CIRCULATION...WINDS
AND SEAS WILL REMAIN LOW THROUGH THE WEEKEND. AN INCREASE IN
ONSHORE WINDS AND SEAS ACROSS THE ENTIRE MARINE AREA IS
ANTICIPATED BY MONDAY AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING STORM SYSTEM.

$$

GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-241430-
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-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
420 AM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING ONSHORE AROUND 10
KNOTS NEAR THE COAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT
CHOP. AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING NEAR THE COAST.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING ONSHORE 10 TO 15
KNOTS NEAR THE COAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET...BUILDING
TO 2 TO 3 FEET NEAR SHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...WEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. PROTECTED
WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GODSEY




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