Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
316 AM EDT MON JUL 28 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.

GMZ700-281430-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
316 AM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

.SYNOPSIS...THE PRESSURE GRADIENT BETWEEN THE SUBTROPICAL RIDGE TO
THE SOUTH AND THE APPROACHING COLD FRONT TO THE NORTH WILL
MAINTAIN WESTERLY WINDS AT EXERCISE CAUTION LEVELS AT TIMES
THROUGH TONIGHT. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH AND BECOME OFFSHORE
BY TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY.

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GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-281430-
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-
316 AM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

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

.TODAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY
UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH LATE.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
LATE. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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