Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
924 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 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.

GMZ700-212030-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
924 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS...WINDS AND SEAS WILL BE MODERATE WELL OFFSHORE
TODAY...AND RELATIVELY LOW NEAR SHORE AS AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDS ACROSS THE REGION. WINDS AND SEAS WILL BE BACK ON THE
INCREASE BEHIND A COLD FRONT SCHEDULED TO PASS THROUGH THE
CO ASTRAL WATERS MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY. THIS WILL USHER IN A
FAIRLY EXTENDED PERIOD OF AT LEAST CAUTIONARY LEVEL CONDITIONS AS
A STRONG RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN WELL TO OUR NORTHEAST.
THESE CONDITIONS MAY LINGER THROUGH MUCH OF THE UPCOMING WEEK.

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GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-212030-
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-
924 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TODAY...EAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS WELL OFFSHORE. EAST WINDS 10 TO
15 KNOTS THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON...BECOMING ONSHORE 5 TO 10 KNOTS
MID TO LATE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET...OCCASIONALLY UP TO 4 FEET WELL
OFFSHORE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 3 FEET NEAR SHORE.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP...BECOMING SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP LATER THIS AFTERNOON. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS NEAR SHORE AND AROUND 10 KNOTS
WELL OFFSHORE...BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET WELL OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS NEARSHORE
AND 1 TO 2 FEET OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS
SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET WEST. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
NEARSHORE AND 3 TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET OFFSHORE.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP TO
CHOPPY. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS
3 TO 4 FEET NEARSHORE AND 4 TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET
OFFSHORE. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

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