Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
1030 AM EDT THU OCT 2 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. THE HIGHEST 1/10 OF THE
WAVES INFO IS NOT AVAILABLE IN THE POINT AND CLICK VERSION OF
THE FORECAST.

GMZ700-022130-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
1030 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A LIGHT EAST TO SOUTHEAST WIND FLOW WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH TONIGHT AS A WEAK SURFACE RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUES
OVER THE NORTHEAST GULF. SOUTHERLY WINDS AND SEAS WILL BEGIN TO
BUILD ON FRIDAY AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE NORTHWEST. A
WIND SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST THEN NORTH WILL OCCUR BEHIND THE
FRONT FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY WITH CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO REACH
CAUTIONARY TO MARGINAL ADVISORY LEVELS. NORTHERLY WINDS AND SEAS
WILL BEGIN TO SUBSIDE BY SUNDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BECOMES
REESTABLISHED OVER THE NORTHEAST AND NORTH CENTRAL GULF.

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GMZ750-770-022130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1030 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO
A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 3 TO
5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN
THE LATE EVENING. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
LATE EVENING. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS
SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.

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GMZ730-755-765-775-022130-
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-
1030 AM EDT THU OCT 2 2014

.TODAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS THROUGH
THE DAY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP
TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP INCREASING TO CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SCATTERED SHOWERS THROUGH THE
NIGHT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO
8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY
BECOMING A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.

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