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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
351 PM EST FRI DEC 26 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.

GMZ700-270330-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
351 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.SYNOPSIS...WITH FAIRLY WEAK HIGH PRESSURE RIDGING INITIALLY
CENTERED OFF TO OUR EAST...GENERALLY LIGHT TO MODERATE ONSHORE
FLOW WITH LOW SEAS WILL DOMINATE THE COASTAL WATERS FOR THE FIRST
HALF OF THE UPCOMING WEEK. BEYOND THIS CURRENT FORECAST...
HOWEVER...A SIGNIFICANT TIGHTENING OF THE PRESSURE PATTERN MAY
OCCUR BY THE MIDDLE AND END OF NEXT WEEK...WHICH MAY CAUSE SOME
SHARP RISES IN WINDS AND SEAS.

$$

GMZ750-770-270330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
351 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET...BUILDING TO
AROUND 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS
SMOOTH...INCREASING TO A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 10
TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET...BUILDING TO
2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP INCREASING TO A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1
TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT
TO MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ730-755-765-775-270330-
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-
351 PM EST FRI DEC 26 2014

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

BARRY




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