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NWS Forecast

FZUS52 KTAE 010747
CWFTAE

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
347 AM EDT WED OCT 1 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.

GMZ700-011430-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
347 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

SYNOPSIS
LIGHT WINDS AND LOW SEAS WILL DOMINATE THE MARINE AREA
THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT. ON FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL BE ON THE
INCREASE OUT AHEAD OF OUR NEXT COLD FRONT...BEFORE THEY SHIFT
QUICKLY TO THE NORTHWEST THEN NORTH BEHIND THE FRONT FRIDAY NIGHT
AND SATURDAY. WITH A FAIRLY TIGHT PRESSURE PATTERN EXPECTED BEHIND
THIS STRONG COLD FRONT...WINDS AND SEAS ARE EXPECTED TO REACH AT
LEAST CAUTIONARY LEVELS ON SATURDAY.



GMZ730-750-755-765-011430-
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-
347 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

TODAY
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING ONSHORE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

TONIGHT
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.

THURSDAY
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST. SEAS 1
FOOT OR LESS. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS
SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

FRIDAY
SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO NEAR 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET
WEST OF APALACHICOLA. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

FRIDAY NIGHT
WEST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH LATE.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SATURDAY
NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.

SUNDAY
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.



GMZ770-775-011430-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
347 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

TODAY
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.

TONIGHT
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

THURSDAY
EAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.

FRIDAY
SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO NEAR 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3
FEET WEST OF APALACHICOLA. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

FRIDAY NIGHT
WEST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
4 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SATURDAY
NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE LATE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET.

SUNDAY
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.



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