Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
359 PM EDT FRI AUG 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.

GMZ700-230500-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
359 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS...SUB HEADLINE LEVEL WESTERLY TO NORTHWESTERLY FLOW WILL
VEER EASTERLY AND INCREASE TO CAUTIONARY LEVELS BY MONDAY MORNING.
HEADLINE CONDITIONS SHOULD LAST THROUGH MID WEEK UNDER THE
INFLUENCE OF NOCTURNAL WIND SURGES.

$$

GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-230500-
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-
359 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.TONIGHT...WEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST LATE. SEAS
1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. ONSHORE WINDS EXPECTED ALONG THE IMMEDIATE COAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET...EXCEPT 1 TO 2 FEET IN APALACHEE BAY.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET...EXCEPT 1 TO 2 FEET IN APALACHEE BAY. DOMINANT PERIOD 4
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AROUND 15
KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET NEAR
THE COAST AND 4 TO 6 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 8 FEET FURTHER
OFFSHORE. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS SUBSIDING THROUGH THE
DAY TO 3 TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET...EXCEPT 1 TO 2 FEET IN APALACHEE BAY.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS SUBSIDING THROUGH THE DAY TO
2 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET OFFSHORE AND WEST OF
APALACHICOLA. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

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