Coastal Waters Forecast
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FZUS52 KTAE 051434
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
934 AM EST THU MAR 5 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.

GMZ700-052200-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
934 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT WILL PASS THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING...AND WINDS BEHIND THE FRONT WILL QUICKLY
SHIFT TO THE NORTH AND INCREASE. ADVISORY LEVEL WINDS ARE LIKELY
WEST OF APALACHICOLA...WITH CAUTIONARY LEVELS TO THE EAST. THESE
CAUTIONARY WINDS SHOULD PERSIST THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT OR SATURDAY
MORNING. OCCASIONAL RAIN SHOWERS CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH THE
FORECAST PERIOD.

$$

GMZ750-770-052200-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
934 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10
TO 15 KNOTS EARLY...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS LATE
THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP INCREASING
TO A MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY. RAIN LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS OFFSHORE 5 TO 7 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 9
FEET. SEAS NEARSHORE 3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH BECOMING CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS OFFSHORE 4 TO 6 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 8 FEET. SEAS NEARSHORE 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS OFFSHORE 3 TO
4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. SEAS NEARSHORE 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS OFFSHORE 3 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5
FEET. SEAS NEARSHORE 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS OFFSHORE 2 TO 3 FEET.
SEAS NEARSHORE 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS OFFSHORE 2
TO 3 FEET. SEAS NEARSHORE 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS OFFSHORE 2 TO 3 FEET.
SEAS NEARSHORE 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ730-755-765-775-052200-
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-
934 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

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

$$

LAMERS/GOULD




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