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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
957 AM EST THU DEC 25 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.

GMZ700-252130-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
957 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

.SYNOPSIS...WINDS AND SEAS HAVE DROPPED BELOW ADVISORY CRITERIA
BUT MARINERS ARE STILL ENCOURAGED TO EXERCISE CAUTION. AS A RIDGE
OF HIGH PRESSURE GRADUALLY BUILDS NORTH OF THE AREA...WINDS AND
SEAS WILL CONTINUE TO GRADUALLY DECREASE. A PERIOD OF LIGHT TO
MODERATE EASTERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED FROM TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
WITH WINDS VEERING TO ONSHORE AFTER THAT. A COLD FRONT WILL SETTLE
INTO THE WATERS ON TUESDAY.

$$

GMZ750-770-252130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
957 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 8
FEET. SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 8 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH
INCREASING TO A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY
UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT
TO MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ730-755-765-775-252130-
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-
957 AM EST THU DEC 25 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS IN APALACHEE BAY 2 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2
FEET. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 8 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AROUND 15
KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5
FEET...EXCEPT 1 TO 2 FEET IN APALACHEE BAY. DOMINANT PERIOD 5
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET...EXCEPT 1
TO 2 FEET IN APALACHEE BAY. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2
FEET. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

WOOL/GOULD





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