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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
346 PM EDT WED OCT 1 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.

GMZ700-020300-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
346 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.SYNOPSIS...THE WEAK HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM TO THE NORTH OF THE
COASTAL WATERS WILL KEEP LIGHT WINDS AND LOW SEAS ACROSS THE
MARINE AREA THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON...WINDS
WILL BE ON THE INCREASE OUT OF THE SOUTHWEST AHEAD OF A STRONG
COLD FRONT WHICH WILL PUSH RAPIDLY THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS ON
FRIDAY NIGHT. BEHIND THIS FRONT...WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST
AND INCREASE TO CAUTIONARY LEVELS INTO SATURDAY NIGHT. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD BACK IN FOR SUNDAY AND THE BEGINNING OF
NEXT WEEK...BRINGING A RETURN TO LIGHT WINDS AND LOW SEAS.

$$

GMZ750-770-020300-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
346 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AT 15
TO 20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ENDING AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5
FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH TO A
LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET SUBSIDING TO AROUND 1 FOOT. PROTECTED
WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ730-755-765-775-020300-
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-
346 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS
SMOOTH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
15 TO 20 KNOTS LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP TO
CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS BECOMING ISOLATED
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET OUTSIDE APALACHEE BAY. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5
FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH TO A
LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET SUBSIDING TO AROUND 1 FOOT. PROTECTED
WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GOULD





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