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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
732 PM EST WED JAN 28 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.

GMZ700-290930-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
732 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS...WINDS WILL REMAIN BELOW HEADLINE CRITERIA AS THEY VEER
FROM THE EAST TONIGHT TO ONSHORE BY THURSDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS
SOUTH OVER THE WATERS. A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS FRIDAY
MORNING AND BRIEFLY INCREASE WINDS TO CAUTIONARY LEVELS WEST OF
APALACHICOLA. WE WILL THEN GET INTO A NOCTURNAL PATTERN OF SURGES
TO CAUTIONARY LEVEL WINDS FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHTS AS HIGH
PRESSURE STRENGTHENS NORTH OF THE AREA AND WEAK LOW PRESSURE
DEVELOPS IN THE GULF OF MEXICO. ANOTHER COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE IS
EXPECTED EARLY MONDAY WITH OFFSHORE WINDS REMAINING AT CAUTIONARY
LEVELS.

$$

GMZ750-770-290930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
732 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

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

$$

GMZ730-755-765-775-290930-
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-
732 PM EST WED JAN 28 2015

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

$$

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