Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1023 AM EST FRI JAN 30 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.

GMZ700-302130-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
1023 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

.SYNOPSIS...ADVISORY LEVEL CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR UNTIL THIS
AFTERNOON OVER THE WESTERN WATERS WITH CAUTIONARY CONDITIONS
ACROSS THE EASTERN WATERS. THEN...WINDS AND SEAS WILL BE AT
CAUTIONARY LEVELS THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING FOR THE ENTIRE MARINE
AREA. ONSHORE FLOW WILL INCREASE ON SUNDAY AHEAD OF THE NEXT
STORM SYSTEM WITH POSSIBLE ADVISORY LEVEL CONDITIONS SUNDAY
AFTERNOON. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE MARINE AREA ON
MONDAY...SHIFTING WINDS TO OFFSHORE.

$$

GMZ750-770-302130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1023 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

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

$$

GMZ730-755-765-775-302130-
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-
1023 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

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

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

$$

BARRY/GODSEY




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