Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
943 PM 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.

GMZ700-030930-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
943 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

.SYNOPSIS...AREAS OF ONGOING DENSE FOG WILL CONTINUE TO GRADUALLY
SPREAD SOUTH TO THE EAST OF APALACHICOLA WHERE WINDS ARE
NORTHERLY. A PERIOD OF NORTHERLY FLOW IN THIS AREA WILL CONTINUE
OVERNIGHT AS A TROUGH MOVES OFF THE FLORIDA PENINSULA. WINDS WILL
EVENTUALLY VEER SOUTHERLY AND THEN A MORE EXPANSIVE AREA OF EVEN
MORE DENSE FOG SHOULD SPREAD UP THROUGH APALACHEE BAY. TO THE WEST
OF APALACHEE BAY DENSE FOG SHOULD HOLD THROUGH AT LEAST TOMORROW
MORNING...SPREADING BACK CLOSER TO THE COAST THROUGH THE NIGHT.

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GMZ750-755-770-775-030930-
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-
943 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST TUESDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH. WIDESPREAD
FOG.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST BEHIND
A COLD FRONT LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY
UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS BECOMING ROUGH. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7
FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 9 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 8 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

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GMZ730-765-030930-
APALACHEE BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO KEATON BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
943 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST TUESDAY...

.OVERNIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH. WIDESPREAD DENSE FOG.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 5
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. DOMINANT PERIOD 3
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH. WIDESPREAD FOG THROUGH THE
DAY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR
LESS. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
A CHANCE OF RAIN AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AROUND 15
KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2
TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.

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