Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
753 PM EST WED MAR 4 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.

GMZ700-050930-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
753 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

.SYNOPSIS...AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP OVERNIGHT
AND CONTINUE INTO THE MORNING HOURS ON THURSDAY. EXPECT LIGHT TO
MODERATE SOUTHERLY WINDS. THURSDAY EVENING A SLOW MOVING COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION BRINGING STRONG NORTHERLY
WINDS. ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE BRIEFLY POSSIBLE WEST OF
APALACHICOLA WITH CAUTIONARY CONDITIONS ELSEWHERE. EXPECT WINDS TO
BE MORE MODERATE AND NORTHEASTERLY BY FRIDAY AFTERNOON. BY
SATURDAY MORNING WINDS WILL BECOME LIGHT.

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GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-050930-
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-
753 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

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

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. AREAS
OF DENSE FOG...ESPECIALLY NEAR THE COAST.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WIND BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON WEST OF APALACHICOLA. SEAS 2
TO 3 FEET. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET WEST OF
APALACHICOLA. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH
INCREASING TO CHOPPY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON WEST OF APALACHICOLA.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 8 FEET. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET NEAR APALACHEE BAY.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET.  SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET NEAR APALACHEE BAY.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 15
KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS
1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

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