Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
438 AM EST MON DEC 29 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.

GMZ700-291830-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
438 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

.SYNOPSIS...ONSHORE FLOW OCCASIONALLY GUSTING UP TO 20 KNOTS AT
TIMES WILL BE POSSIBLE TODAY AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT. BEHIND THE
FRONT...WINDS WILL SUBSIDE AND REMAIN RELATIVELY LOW THROUGH
TUESDAY WHEN THE BREEZY LEADING EDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD
INTO THE NORTHEAST GULF INCREASING OCEAN CONDITIONS TO AT LEAST
CAUTIONARY LEVELS. A BRIEF DIP BACK TO BELOW HEADLINE CONDITIONS
IS EXPECTED WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT BEFORE ANOTHER
APPROACHING LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM INCREASES WINDS AND SEAS ONCE
AGAIN ON FRIDAY.

$$

GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-291830-
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-
438 AM EST MON DEC 29 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS BEHIND A COLD FRONT IN THE LATE AFTERNOON AND PRIMARILY
WEST OF APALACHICOLA. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. RAIN WITH ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS EAST OF APALACHICOLA AND
NORTHWEST AROUND 10 KNOTS TO THE WEST. WINDS BECOMING NORTH 10
TO 15 KNOTS EVERYWHERE LATE. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH. AREAS OF FOG
IN AND SOUTHEAST OF APALACHEE BAY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15
TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET FURTHER OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS BECOMING CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET FURTHER OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 4
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 1
TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AROUND MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS
A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY
UP TO 5 FEET...EXCEPT 1 TO 2 FEET IN APALACHEE BAY. PROTECTED WATERS
BECOMING CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

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