Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
924 PM EDT WED OCT 22 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.

GMZ700-230900-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
924 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS...OFFSHORE FLOW WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE WATERS THROUGH
MUCH OF THE PERIOD. WIND SPEEDS WILL INCREASE TO CAUTIONARY
LEVELS TONIGHT...AND MAY BRIEFLY APPROACH ADVISORY LEVELS...BEFORE
DECREASING BELOW HEADLINE CRITERIA ON THURSDAY. MODERATE OFFSHORE
FLOW WILL THEN PERSIST INTO THE WEEKEND WITH WINDS WEAKENING ON
SUNDAY AND VEERING TO THE EAST BY MONDAY.

$$

GMZ730-750-755-765-230900-
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-
924 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

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

.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST AND
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET NEAR THE COAST AND
3 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET FARTHER OFFSHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP
BECOMING CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5
FEET...EXCEPT 1 TO 2 FEET IN APALACHEE BAY. DOMINANT PERIOD 4
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10
KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. PROTECTED WATERS
SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ770-775-230900-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
924 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

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

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15
KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AROUND
10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

WOOL/GOULD







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