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Coastal waters forecast for Florida Big Bend and eastern Panhandle
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
910 PM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

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.

GMZ700-230830-
Synopsis for the Suwannee River to Destin out to 60 nm
910 PM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS...

Easterly winds and seas will increase to potentially cautionary
levels this weekend as Hurricane Maria moves northward off of the
east coast. Winds of 15 to 20 knots will be common out of the east
tonight through Sunday evening, with seas generally in the 2 to 3
foot range. Winds and seas will calm next week.


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GMZ730-750-755-765-770-775-230830-
Apalachee Bay or Coastal Waters From Keaton Beach to Ochlockonee
River Fl out to 20 Nm-
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 out 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-
910 PM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop.
Slight chance of rain.
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period
4 seconds. Protected waters a light chop. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters a light chop. Chance
of showers and thunderstorms through the night.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2
feet. Protected waters a light chop. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest late in
the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Protected waters mostly smooth.
Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots.
Seas 1 foot. Protected waters a light chop.


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