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NWS Forecast

FZUS52 KTAE 230757
CWFTAE

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
357 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 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.

GMZ700-231445-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
357 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

SYNOPSIS
EAST-NORTHEAST WINDS WILL RISE TO ADVISORY LEVELS
TONIGHT OVER MUCH OF OUR MARINE AREA AND WILL LIKELY REMAIN
ELEVATED UNTIL THURSDAY. AFTER THURSDAY...CAUTIONARY WINDS WILL
LIKELY REMAIN IN PLACE OVER THE COASTAL WATERS INTO THE EARLY
WEEKEND. SEAS WILL PEAK WEDNESDAY AROUND 5 TO 6 FEET OVER THE
OFFSHORE WATERS.



GMZ750-755-770-775-231445-
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-
357 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION TODAY

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

TODAY
NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.

TONIGHT
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 4 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
NEARSHORE...4 TO 6 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 8 FEET OFFSHORE.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4
FEET NEARSHORE...4 TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET OFFSHORE.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET NEARSHORE...3 TO
5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 4
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO
5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP INCREASING TO CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP
TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP INCREASING TO CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

SATURDAY
EAST 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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.



GMZ730-765-231445-
APALACHEE BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO KEATON BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
357 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 2014

...SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

TODAY
NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15
KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3
SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
DAY.

TONIGHT
NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO 15 KNOTS
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO
15 KNOTS LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO 10 KNOTS
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP BECOMING
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

SATURDAY
EAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.



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