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NWS Forecast

FZUS52 KTAE 210302
CWFTAE

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1102 PM EDT MON OCT 20 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.

GMZ700-210900-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
1102 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

SYNOPSIS
OFFSHORE FLOW WILL PREVAIL FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.
WINDS AND SEAS WILL BE SOMEWHAT ELEVATED ON WEDNESDAY AND
THURSDAY AS ANOTHER DRY COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH.



GMZ730-750-755-765-210900-
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-
1102 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

TONIGHT
NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS AROUND 1 FOOT. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH.

TUESDAY
NORTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING TO A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP
AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WEDNESDAY
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP.

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

THURSDAY
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 3 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP
BECOMING SMOOTH.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO
2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.

FRIDAY
NORTH WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS SMOOTH INCREASING
TO A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP LATE.

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



GMZ770-775-210900-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1102 PM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

TONIGHT
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.

TUESDAY
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 3 SECONDS.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD
3 SECONDS.

WEDNESDAY
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP
TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.

THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4
SECONDS.

SATURDAY
NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.



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