Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
412 PM EST SUN DEC 28 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.

GMZ700-290330-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
412 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.SYNOPSIS...LIGHT TO MODERATE WINDS AND LOW SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO
PREVAIL THROUGH THURSDAY AS WEAK PRESSURE SYSTEMS INFLUENCE THE
WEATHER PATTERN. WINDS WILL BE ONSHORE UNTIL MONDAY WHEN A WEAK
COLD FRONT PUSHES THROUGH THE WATERS BRINGING OFFSHORE FLOW.
OFFSHORE FLOW WILL CONTINUE LATE IN THE WEEK UNTIL WINDS SWING
AROUND TO BECOME ONSHORE AGAIN AHEAD OF THE NEXT APPROACHING COLD
FRONT. ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE FRIDAY.

$$

GMZ750-770-290330-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
412 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15
KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH...INCREASING TO A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH AROUND
15 KNOTS LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP...INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS...BECOMING 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP...BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 KNOTS...BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET...BUILDING TO 2
TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP...BECOMING A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET...
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP...INCREASING TO CHOPPY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ730-755-765-775-290330-
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-
412 PM EST SUN DEC 28 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. AREAS OF FOG
THROUGH THE NIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE NIGHT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AROUND 15
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP...
INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

BARRY




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