Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
931 PM EDT WED APR 16 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.

GMZ700-170930-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
931 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

.SYNOPSIS...WINDS AND SEAS WILL INCREASE TONIGHT OUT OF THE EAST
TO NORTHEAST AS THE PRESSURE PATTERN TIGHTENS ONCE AGAIN...WITH A
SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN PLACE. THIS ADVISORY WILL REMAIN IN
EFFECT INTO FRIDAY MORNING...BUT WILL VERY LIKELY NEED TO BE
EXTENDED FOR A PERIOD INTO THE UPCOMING WEEKEND...AS A NEW LOW
PRESSURE SYSTEM DEVELOPS IN THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO.

$$

GMZ750-755-770-775-170930-
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-
931 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION THIS EVENING...

...A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT THURSDAY
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 8 FEET. SEAS HIGHEST OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET OCCASIONALLY
UP TO 9 FEET. SEAS HIGHEST OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 8 FEET. SEAS HIGHEST OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. RAIN WITH ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET OCCASIONALLY
UP TO 9 FEET. SEAS HIGHEST OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP
TO 9 FEET. SEAS HIGHEST OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO
7 FEET. SEAS HIGHEST OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5
FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET. SEAS HIGHEST OFFSHORE. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2
TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING ONSHORE NEAR THE
COAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.


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GMZ730-765-170930-
APALACHEE BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO KEATON BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
931 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO
3 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP INCREASING TO CHOPPY. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS CHOPPY. RAIN LIKELY WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 20
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP INCREASING TO
CHOPPY. RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO AROUND 15
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY.
RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST AT NIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS ENDING IN THE
EVENING.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS
AROUND 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AT 5
TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET SUBSIDING TO AROUND
1 FOOT. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

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