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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
419 AM EST SUN NOV 23 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.

GMZ700-231530-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
419 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS...WINDS ARE BEGINNING TO VEER TO THE SOUTHEAST AS A
STRONG AUTUMN LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TAKES SHAPE WEST OF THE AREA.
COASTAL AND BUOY OBSERVATIONS CONFIRM WINDS OVER 20 KNOTS OVER
MUCH OF THE COASTAL WATERS EARLY THIS MORNING...WITH FREQUENT GALE
FORCE GUSTS ALSO BEING OBSERVED MAINLY TO THE WEST OF THE
OCHLOCKONEE RIVER. THE WINDS WILL VEER MORE TO THE SOUTH TODAY...
WITH SIMILAR WIND SPEEDS PERSISTING INTO THE AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL
BEGIN TO SUBSIDE LATE IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING...BUT SEAS WILL
TAKE LONGER TO SUBSIDE BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS.

$$

GMZ750-755-770-775-231530-
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-
419 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. FREQUENT GUSTS UP TO 35 TO 40
KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 13 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 7 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...ESPECIALLY IN THE AFTERNOON. SOME STORMS MAY BE
SEVERE WITH GUSTY WINDS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 10 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP
TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP INCREASING TO CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS OFFSHORE 4 TO 6
FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 8 FEET. SEAS NEARSHORE 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH. RAIN LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS OFFSHORE 4 TO 6 FEET OCCASIONALLY
UP TO 8 FEET. SEAS NEARSHORE 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY
BECOMING A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ730-765-231530-
APALACHEE BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO KEATON BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
419 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SOUTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET OCCASIONALLY
UP TO 8 FEET FURTHER OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET FURTHER OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AROUND 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5
FEET FURTHER OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 15 KNOTS LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN
LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. RAIN LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 10 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING
A LIGHT CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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