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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1009 PM EST THU DEC 25 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.

GMZ700-261015-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
1009 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.SYNOPSIS...WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE EAST AND APPROACH 15 KNOTS
OVERNIGHT AND EARLY FRIDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE SLIDES NORTHEAST OF
THE AREA. SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS NEAR CAUTIONARY LEVELS ARE POSSIBLE
BY SATURDAY OVER THE WESTERN WATERS AS IT STALLS NORTH OF THE
WATERS. ONSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

GMZ750-770-261015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1009 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO
5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH
INCREASING TO A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...WEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ730-755-765-775-261015-
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-
1009 PM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP OVERNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO
5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON
WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

MCDERMOTT





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