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NWS Forecast

FZUS52 KTAE 241531
CWFTAE

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
1031 AM EST MON NOV 24 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.

GMZ700-242145-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE SUWANNEE RIVER TO DESTIN OUT TO 60 NM
1031 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014

SYNOPSIS
SEAS HAVE DROPPED JUST BELOW ADVISORY LEVELS THIS
MORNING. HOWEVER...WINDS WILL HOVER AT CAUTIONARY LEVELS FOR MUCH
OF THIS MORNING BEFORE FALLING OFF THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL
SHIFT TO OFFSHORE OVERNIGHT AND INCREASE TO CAUTIONARY TO MARGINAL
ADVISORY LEVELS. BY TUESDAY AFTERNOON...WE SHOULD SEE SOLID
ADVISORY CRITERIA WITH WINDS SPEEDS PEAKING TUESDAY NIGHT. SOME
GALE FORCE GUSTS WILL BE POSSIBLE DURING THIS TIME. WINDS AND SEAS
WILL THEN FALL OFF QUICKLY ON WEDNESDAY AS LOW PRESSURE
ACCELERATES NORTHEASTWARD OFF THE U.S. EAST COAST. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BUILD IN NORTH OF THE GULF OF MEXICO FOR THE LATTER PART OF
THE WEEK...BUT WINDS SHOULD STAY JUST BELOW HEADLINE CRITERIA IN
THE OFFSHORE FLOW.



GMZ730-750-755-765-242145-
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-
1031 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014

TODAY
SOUTHWEST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 NEAR SHORE
AND 4 TO 6 FEET FURTHER OFFSHORE. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6 FEET.
DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP INCREASING TO CHOPPY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

TUESDAY
NORTHEAST WIND AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED
WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN STEADY RAIN
IN THE AFTERNOON.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS AND GUSTY. SEAS 4 TO 6
FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS.
PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY TO ROUGH. RAIN AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WEDNESDAY
NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 4 SECONDS. PROTECTED WATERS CHOPPY BECOMING
A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING.

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

THURSDAY
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST.
SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. PROTECTED
WATERS SMOOTH.



GMZ770-775-242145-
WATERS FROM APALACHICOLA TO DESTIN FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  SUWANNEE RIVER TO APALACHICOLA FL FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
1031 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014

TODAY
WEST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET OCCASIONALLY
UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 7 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 6
FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 6 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.

TUESDAY
NORTHEAST WIND INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 8 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS INCREASING TO 25 TO 30
KNOTS WITH GALE FORCE GUSTS IN THE LATE EVENING. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET
BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 13 FEET. DOMINANT
PERIOD 6 SECONDS. RAIN AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

WEDNESDAY
NORTH WIND 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15
KNOTS. SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 11 FEET SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 6 FEET. DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN
THE MORNING.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4
FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET.

THURSDAY
NORTHWEST WIND AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15
KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET OCCASIONALLY UP TO 5 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH WIND 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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