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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
940 AM EST MON MAR 2 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.

GMZ700-022130-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
940 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.SYNOPSIS...LIGHT WINDS WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE AND BECOME
SOUTHEASTERLY BY TUESDAY...AND SOUTHERLY BY WEDNESDAY AS A COLD
FRONT APPROACHES THE AREA. THIS WILL BRING MORE HUMID AIR
NORTH...POSSIBLY LEADING TO AREAS OF FOG OVER COOLER WATERS IN THE
NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO...ESPECIALLY TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.
AS THE FRONT ARRIVES ON THURSDAY...WINDS WILL QUICKLY VEER TO THE
NORTH AND SHOULD REACH ADVISORY LEVELS.

$$

GMZ750-770-022130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
940 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.TODAY...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY
FOG IN THE AFTERNOON NEAR THE COAST.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY
FOG NEAR THE COAST.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING NEAR THE COAST...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY
UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP BECOMING
ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS OFFSHORE 6
TO 8 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 10 FEET. SEAS NEARSHORE 3 TO 5 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS OFFSHORE 5 TO 7
FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 9 FEET. SEAS NEARSHORE 3 TO 4 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ730-755-765-775-022130-
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-
940 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.TODAY...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST EARLY IN
THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING EAST LATE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS SMOOTH. PATCHY FOG.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY
FOG.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH. AREAS OF FOG.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. AREAS OF FOG THROUGH THE DAY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS
A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS OFFSHORE 5 TO 7 FEET OCCASIONALLY
UP TO 9 FEET. SEAS NEARSHORE 3 TO 4 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH
BECOMING CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS OFFSHORE 4 TO 6
FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 8 FEET. SEAS NEARSHORE 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

LAMERS/WESTON






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