Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
924 PM EDT MON SEP 15 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.

GMZ700-160830-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
924 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

.SYNOPSIS...WINDS AND SEAS WILL REMAIN SLIGHTLY ELEVATED THROUGH
TUESDAY WITH A STALLED FRONT IN THE AREA. SOME DECREASE IS
EXPECTED ON WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY AS THE WINDS BECOME OFFSHORE.
BY THE END OF THE WEEK INTO THE WEEKEND...A STRONG RIDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD NORTHEAST OF THE AREA...CREATING A PATTERN
FAVORABLE FOR AN INCREASE IN EASTERLY WINDS AND SEAS.

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GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-160830-
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-
924 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY ...NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST IN THE
LATE EVENING. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. PROTECTED WATERS
SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.


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