Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
915 PM EST FRI DEC 19 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.

GMZ700-201015-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
915 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS...LIGHT TO MODERATE EASTERLY FLOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
THE WEEKEND. WINDS WILL THEN VEER TO ONSHORE EARLY NEXT WEEK AS A
WARM FRONT LIFTS NORTH OF THE WATERS. THESE WINDS COULD REACH
CAUTIONARY LEVELS AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT...WHICH WILL SWEEP ACROSS
THE WATERS TUESDAY NIGHT. ADVISORY LEVEL WINDS ARE FORECAST BEHIND
THE FRONT THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

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GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-201015-
APALACHEE BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
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 APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
915 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS BUILDING TO 3
TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO
5 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET...BUILDING WEST OF APALACHICOLA
TO 5 TO 7 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 9 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. SEAS 3
TO 4 FEET IN APALACHEE BAY...6 TO 8 FEET ELSEWHERE NEARSHORE...AND
7 TO 10 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 13 FEET OFFSHORE. PROTECTED
WATERS ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.

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