Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
922 PM EST SAT FEB 28 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.

GMZ700-011200-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
922 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS...BORDERLINE ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
TONIGHT BEFORE QUICKLY DIMINISHING ON SUNDAY MORNING AS HIGH
PRESSURE WEAKENS ACROSS THE MID ATLANTIC. GENERALLY LIGHT WINDS
AND LOW SEAS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH MID WEEK. BY TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...ONSHORE FLOW WILL INCREASE AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING
FRONT AND THEN QUICKLY SHIFT OFFSHORE BY THURSDAY BEHIND A COLD
FRONT. ADVISORY CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY BEHIND THIS COLD FRONT
THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ750-755-770-775-011200-
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-
922 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

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

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET NEAR
SHORE AND 4 TO 6 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 8 FEET WELL OFFSHORE.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET NEAR SHORE AND 2
TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET WELL OFFSHORE. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING
SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTH 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET NEAR SHORE AND 5 TO
7 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 9 FEET WELL OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP INCREASING TO ROUGH. A
CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GMZ730-765-011200-
APALACHEE BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO KEATON BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
922 PM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT.
DOMINANT PERIOD 2 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY 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 WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP
INCREASING TO CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

$$

GODSEY/HARRIGAN





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