Coastal Waters Forecast
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FZUS52 KTAE 201431
CWFTAE

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1031 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 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.

GMZ700-202030-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
1031 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS...WINDS AND SEAS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING. LIGHT WINDS AND LOW SEAS SHOULD RETURN FOR THE
REMAINDER OF THE WEEKEND AND MONDAY OF NEXT WEEK...BEFORE
INCREASING ONCE AGAIN LATER ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY AS A STRONG
RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN TO THE NORTHEAST OF THE REGION
BEHIND A COLD FRONT.

$$

GMZ730-750-755-765-202030-
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-
1031 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS...BECOMING AROUND 10 KNOTS
LATER THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET.
SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET LATE THIS AFTERNOON. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP...BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR
LESS. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1
FOOT OR LESS. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY. ISOLATED
TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP TO
CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ770-775-202030-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1031 AM EDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATER IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6
FEET. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AROUND 5
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3
SECONDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 1 FOOT. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AROUND 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 4
FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

FOURNIER/GOULD






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