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Coastal waters forecast for Florida Big Bend and eastern Panhandle
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
908 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 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.

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Synopsis for the Suwannee River to Destin out to 60 nm
908 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS...Northeasterly or easterly winds will stay elevated
through Monday. Cautionary to marginal advisory level winds can
be expected during this time. The best chance for advisory
conditions over 20 knots will be Friday night. A cold front will
move through early next week bringing increased rain chances
beginning on Sunday.

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Waters from Apalachicola to Destin FL from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from  Suwannee River to Apalachicola FL from 20 to 60 NM-
908 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
.FRIDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Chance
of rain in the morning. Slight chance of rain in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots becoming 15 knots in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet
decreasing to 3 to 4 feet in the afternoon. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Rain likely and chance of
thunderstorms.

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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-
908 AM EDT Thu Oct 19 2017

.REST OF TODAY...Northeast winds 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT AND FRIDAY...Northeast winds 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop. Slight chance
of rain.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Protected waters choppy. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Protected
waters a moderate chop. Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Protected waters a moderate chop. Chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Protected
waters a choppy. Rain likely and chance of thunderstorms.

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