Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
808 PM EST THU JAN 29 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.

GMZ700-300930-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
808 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.SYNOPSIS...WINDS WILL INCREASE AND BECOME NORTHERLY LATE TONIGHT AS A COLD
FRONT PASSES. ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY IN THE MORNING HOURS
FRIDAY IN THE WESTERN HALF OF THE WATERS. AN ACTIVE WEATHER PATTERN
WILL BRING MODERATE WINDS OFF AND ON THROUGHOUT THE WEEK AND
ADVISORY CONDITIONS POSSIBLE ONCE AGAIN MONDAY MORNING.

$$

GMZ750-770-300930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
808 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST FRIDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 15
TO 20 KNOTS LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO 15 KNOTS LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 15 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP
INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE LATE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6
FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN
THE LATE MORNING. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 20 KNOTS LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP INCREASING TO CHOPPY
LATE. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 8 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ730-755-765-775-300930-
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-
808 PM EST THU JAN 29 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS THIS EVENING...BECOMING
WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF LIGHT SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY
UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP
TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP INCREASING TO CHOPPY IN THE LATE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP
BECOMING SMOOTH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6
FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP INCREASING TO
CHOPPY IN THE LATE MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH IN THE LATE MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON.

$$

FOURNIER/MCDERMOTT








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