Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
955 PM EDT THU APR 17 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.

GMZ700-180830-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
955 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

.SYNOPSIS...WINDS AND SEAS WILL INCREASE OVERNIGHT...WITH GALE
CONDITIONS DEVELOPING OVER THE WESTERN AND OFFSHORE LEGS. TO THE
EAST...ADVISORY CONDITIONS WILL LIKELY PREVAIL THROUGH THE PASSAGE
OF THE LOW PRESSURE. THE GALE CONDITIONS WILL SUBSIDE BY FRIDAY
NIGHT...WITH ADVISORY CONDITIONS DIMINISHING BY SATURDAY EVENING.

$$

GMZ750-770-775-180830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN 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-
955 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT FRIDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT FRIDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 30 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE. SEAS 6 TO 9
FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 11 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH INCREASING TO VERY ROUGH. RAIN AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST THEN ONSHORE WIND 25 TO 30 KNOTS...THEN BECOMING
NORTH BEHIND AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO
11 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH TO VERY
ROUGH. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND DECREASING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6
TO 8 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE LATE MORNING. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 8 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP IN THE LATE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10
KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP IN THE LATE EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE LATE
MORNING. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ730-755-765-180830-
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-
955 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...EAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS ROUGH. RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT. RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH. RAIN AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST LATE
IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4
TO 6 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP
BECOMING SMOOTH IN THE LATE EVENING.
.MONDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE LATE
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. PROTECTED
WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.

$$

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