Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
930 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 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.

GMZ700-240830-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
930 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS...WINDS AND SEAS WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE OVERNIGHT AS
THE GRADIENT TIGHTENS BETWEEN HIGH PRESSURE TO THE NORTH AND A
TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE OFF THE SOUTHEAST COAST. EXPECT TO SEE
MARGINAL SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CONDITIONS OVERNIGHT...WITH
CONDITIONS REMAINING NEAR EXERCISE CAUTION LEVELS ON AND OFF
THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK.

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GMZ750-755-770-775-240830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM  OCHLOCKONEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL OUT TO
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-
930 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP
TO 8 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP INCREASING TO CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ730-765-240830-
APALACHEE BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO KEATON BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
930 PM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP INCREASING TO
CHOPPY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2
FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY 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 SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

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