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NWS Forecast

FZUS52 KTAE 260329
CWFTAE

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1029 PM EST SUN JAN 25 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.

GMZ700-261000-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
1029 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

SYNOPSIS
A STRONG SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR
TONIGHT AND TOMORROW. SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE
NORTHWEST BY MONDAY MORNING. SUSTAINED WINDS WILL LIKELY REACH 25
KNOTS WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 KNOTS POSSIBLE BRIEFLY IN THE OUTER
WATERS. BY TUESDAY MORNING...WINDS WILL BE MODERATE AND NORTHERLY
WINDS...BUT MAY EXCEED 20 KNOTS AGAIN TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
BY WEDNESDAY MORNING WINDS WILL BECOME LIGHT.



GMZ750-755-770-775-261000-
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-
1029 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

...A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE MONDAY
NIGHT...

TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 25 TO 30
KNOTS AND GUSTY...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 25 KNOTS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 13
FEET. SEAS HIGHEST WELL OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS VERY ROUGH. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY
NORTHWEST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 7 TO 10
FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 13 FEET SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS ROUGH.

MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 11 FEET GRADUALLY SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.

THURSDAY NIGHT
WEST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

FRIDAY
NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.



GMZ730-765-261000-
APALACHEE BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO KEATON BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
1029 PM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

A SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING


TONIGHT
SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AROUND
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 KNOTS
LATE TONIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP INCREASING TO CHOPPY TO ROUGH LATE TONIGHT. SCATTERED
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

MONDAY
NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.

MONDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 9 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP LATE.

TUESDAY
NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING WEST. SEAS 3
TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY.

WEDNESDAY
NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH IN THE AFTERNOON.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.

THURSDAY
SOUTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT OR LESS.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.

THURSDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

FRIDAY
NORTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.



MCDERMOTT/GOULD