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NWS Forecast

FZUS52 KTAE 160752
CWFTAE

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
352 AM EDT WED APR 16 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.

GMZ700-161600-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
352 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

SYNOPSIS
WINDS AND SEAS WILL REMAIN AT ADVISORY LEVELS THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON AND HAVE THUS EXTENDED THE ADVISORY A FEW HOURS IN
TIME. EXPECT MODEST EASTERLY WINDS TO AT LEAST KEEP CONDITIONS AT
CAUTIONARY LEVELS THROUGH THURSDAY...BEFORE ADVISORY CONDITIONS
RETURN AHEAD OF A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IN THE GULF FRIDAY...POSSIBLY
LASTING THROUGH SATURDAY. THEREAFTER...WINDS AND SEAS WILL
EVENTUALLY FALL TO BELOW HEADLINE CONDITIONS.



GMZ750-755-770-775-161600-
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-
352 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON


TODAY
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 10 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING A MODERATE CHOP IN THE AFTERNOON.

TONIGHT
EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS
FROM EAST TO WEST THROUGH THE NIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET OCCASIONALLY
UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.

THURSDAY
NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP
TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY
BECOMING A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

THURSDAY NIGHT
EAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 5 FEET
BUILDING TO 6 TO 7 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 9 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS ROUGH. RAIN LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTH WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 10 FEET SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

SATURDAY
NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP IN THE LATE
EVENING.

SUNDAY
EAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS SMOOTH.



GMZ730-765-161600-
APALACHEE BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO KEATON BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
352 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON


TODAY
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS IN APALACHEE BAY 2 TO 3 FEET...ELSEWHERE 5
TO 6 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 8 FEET. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET
EVERYWHERE IN THE LATE AFTERNOON. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.

TONIGHT
NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.

THURSDAY
NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

THURSDAY NIGHT
EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF
RAIN AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

FRIDAY
EAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. RAIN LIKELY
IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF RAIN.

SATURDAY
NORTH WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT
TO MODERATE CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE
OF RAIN.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.

SUNDAY
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.



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