Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
406 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

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.

GMZ700-070400-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
406 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

.SYNOPSIS...ALTHOUGH MOST AREAS OVER THE COASTAL WATERS ARE JUST
BELOW HEADLINE CONDITIONS AS OF 3 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...WINDS
AND SEAS WILL RETURN TO CAUTIONARY LEVEL CONDITIONS VERY QUICKLY
THIS EVENING BEFORE IMPROVING TO BELOW HEADLINE CONDITIONS BY
SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND SHOULD REMAIN BELOW THROUGH THE REMAINDER
OF THE WEEKEND.

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GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-070400-
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-
406 PM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST THIS
EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET NEARSHORE AND 4 TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY
UP TO 6 FEET OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE MORNING BECOMING
10 TO 15 KNOTS BY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET NEARSHORE
AND 4 TO 6 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 8 FEET OFFSHORE...SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 3 FEET NEARSHORE AND 3 TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET
OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY
BECOMING A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND
2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS
A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AT 10
TO 15 KNOTS LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET NEARSHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET
OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. AREAS OF RAIN.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST LATE.
SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 2 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS.

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GOULD






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