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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
906 PM EST THU NOV 20 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.

GMZ700-210930-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
906 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS...LIGHT TO MODERATE OFFSHORE FLOW WILL REMAIN IN PLACE
THROUGH THIS EVENING. THEREAFTER...THE GRADIENT WILL SHARPLY
TIGHTEN BETWEEN HIGH PRESSURE TO THE EAST AND A STRENGTHENING LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM TO THE WEST. THIS WILL RESULT IN A PROLONGED
PERIOD OF ADVISORY CONDITIONS STARTING ON FRIDAY NIGHT AND
CONTINUING THROUGH SUNDAY. STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS ARE POSSIBLE
ACROSS THE MARINE AREA LATE SATURDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUING INTO
SUNDAY.

$$

GMZ750-770-210930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
906 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET...BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET WELL OFFSHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET NEAR
SHORE AND 5 TO 7 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 9 FEET FURTHER OFFSHORE.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET NEAR SHORE
AND 6 TO 8 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 9 FEET FURTHER OFFSHORE.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH. RAIN LIKELY IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
NEAR SHORE AND 7 TO 9 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 11 FEET FURTHER
OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH. RAIN
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET NEAR
SHORE AND 7 TO 10 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 12 FEET FURTHER OFFSHORE.
PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 5 FEET NEAR SHORE AND 5 TO 7 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 9 FEET
FURTHER OFFSHORE. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET
NEAR SHORE AND 3 TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET FURTHER
OFFSHORE. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET NEAR SHORE AND 3 TO 4 FEET FURTHER
OFFSHORE. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET NEAR SHORE
AND 3 TO 4 FEET FURTHER OFFSHORE. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ730-755-765-775-210930-
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-
906 PM EST THU NOV 20 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET NEAR
SHORE AND 3 TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET FURTHER OFFSHORE.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET NEAR
SHORE AND 4 TO 6 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 8 FEET FURTHER OFFSHORE.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET NEAR SHORE
AND 5 TO 7 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 9 FEET FURTHER OFFSHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
NEAR SHORE AND 6 TO 8 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 10 FEET FURTHER
OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET NEAR SHORE AND 6 TO 9 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 10 FEET FURTHER OFFSHORE. PROTECTED WATERS
ROUGH. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 4 FEET NEAR SHORE AND 4 TO 6 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 8 FEET
FURTHER OFFSHORE. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3
FEET NEAR SHORE AND 3 TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET FURTHER
OFFSHORE. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET NEAR SHORE 2 TO 3 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 4 FEET FURTHER OFFSHORE. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH
TO A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET NEAR
SHORE AND 2 TO 4 FEET FURTHER OFFSHORE. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT
TO MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

BARRY/GODSEY




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