Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
313 AM EDT THU OCT 23 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.

GMZ700-231615-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
313 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS...CAUTIONARY LEVEL WINDS WILL PREVAIL THROUGH
TODAY...BEFORE A GRADUAL WEAKENING THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS THE
CALM CENTER OF HIGH PRESSURE MOVES NEARER. WINDS WILL VEER
SOUTHEASTERLY AND INCREASE ONCE AGAIN EARLY NEXT WEEK. NO RAIN IS
EXPECTED THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

$$

GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-231615-
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-
313 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

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

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 15 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6
FEET...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FEET IN APALACHEE BAY. DOMINANT PERIOD 4
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET...EXCEPT 1 TO 2 FEET IN APALACHEE BAY.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET...EXCEPT AROUND A FOOT IN APALACHEE BAY. DOMINANT PERIOD 4
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.

$$

HARRIGAN






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