Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
251 PM EDT THU APR 24 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.

GMZ700-250300-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
251 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.SYNOPSIS...ONSHORE WINDS WILL GENERALLY BE LIGHT WITH SOME
ENHANCEMENT NEAR THE COAST IN THE AFTERNOON SEA BREEZE. WINDS
WILL INCREASE EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH CAUTIONARY CONDITIONS POSSIBLE
BY TUESDAY.

$$

GMZ750-770-250300-
COASTAL WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
251 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS...EXCEPT 10 TO 15 KNOTS
NEAR THE COAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH BECOMING A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON AND INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEAR THE COAST. SEAS 1
TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH
BECOMING A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS
SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP TO
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ730-755-765-775-250300-
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-
251 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO AROUND 15
KNOTS NEAR THE COAST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A MODERATE
CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5
TO 10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON AND INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS NEAR THE COAST.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS
SMOOTH BECOMING A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST LATE.
SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS
SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. PROTECTED
WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH
INCREASING TO A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

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