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Coastal waters forecast for Florida Big Bend and eastern Panhandle
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
659 PM EST Fri Nov 17 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.

GMZ700-180830-
Synopsis for the Suwannee River to Destin out to 60 nm
659 PM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS...

Light east winds will become southerly and increase ahead of a
cold front on Saturday. After wind shift to the north following
the front, offshore winds will increase to advisory thresholds
Saturday night into Sunday morning. Winds are expected to remain
elevated through Sunday night.

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GMZ730-750-755-765-180830-
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-
659 PM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots. Seas 0 to
1 feet. Dominant period 2 seconds. Protected waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 knots becoming northwest
20 to 25 knots early in the morning. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Protected waters choppy. Slight chance of showers in the
evening, then showers likely after midnight.
.SUNDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds.
Protected waters choppy. Slight chance of rain in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop.
Slight chance of rain.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected
waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Protected waters a light chop. Slight chance of rain.
.TUESDAY...East winds 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected
waters a light chop. Chance of rain.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Protected waters a light chop. Chance of rain.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Protected waters a light chop. Chance of rain.

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GMZ770-775-180830-
Waters from Apalachicola to Destin FL from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from  Suwannee River to Apalachicola FL from 20 to 60 NM-
659 PM EST Fri Nov 17 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 knots. Seas 1 to
2 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 3 seconds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 knots with gusts to around
35 knots becoming northwest 20 to 25 knots early in the morning.
Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant
period 5 seconds. Slight chance of showers in the evening,
then showers likely after midnight.
.SUNDAY...North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with
occasional seas up to 9 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance
of showers in the morning. Slight chance of rain in the
afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
Slight chance of rain.
.MONDAY...East winds 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Slight chance of rain.
.TUESDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Chance of
rain.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Chance of rain.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Chance of rain.

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