Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
328 PM EST MON DEC 22 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.

GMZ700-230330-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
328 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS...WINDS WILL STEADILY INCREASE OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF
DAYS AS A STRONG COLD FRONT APPROACHES. ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE
LIKELY STARTING LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND LASTING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY NIGHT WITH IMPROVING CONDITIONS ON THURSDAY. BOATING
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BECOME QUITE HAZARDOUS ON WEDNESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY NIGHT WITH SEAS PEAKING AT 8 TO 10 FEET.

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GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-230330-
APALACHEE BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
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 APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
328 PM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND
20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP
TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP INCREASING TO CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
SOME STORMS MAY BE SEVERE.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND
20 KNOTS LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 10 FEET.
BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 13 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. SOME STORMS MAY BE SEVERE.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 13 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. SOME STORMS MAY BE
SEVERE.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET OCCASIONALLY
UP TO 11 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH
BECOMING CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 9
FEET SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. PROTECTED WATERS A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
LATE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH
INCREASING TO A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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