Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
337 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.

GMZ700-211500-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
337 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS...WITH A BRIEF RETURN TO A WEAKER SURFACE PRESSURE
PATTERN...GENERALLY LIGHT WINDS AND LOW SEAS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS
THE COASTAL WATERS FOR THE REST OF TODAY THROUGH MONDAY.
THEREAFTER...WINDS AND SEAS WILL BE BACK ON THE INCREASE BEHIND
THE NEXT COLD FRONT ON MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...WHICH WILL
LIKELY HELP TO 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.

$$

GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-211500-
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-
337 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND 5
KNOTS NEARSHORE AND EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS OFFSHORE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET EXCEPT BRIEFLY 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE THIS MORNING.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS WELL
OFFSHORE.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS NEARSHORE AND 1 TO 2 FEET OFFSHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 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.

$$

GOULD



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