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Coastal waters forecast for Florida Big Bend and eastern Panhandle
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
326 PM EDT Tue Oct 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.

GMZ700-180230-
Synopsis for the Suwannee River to Destin out to 60 nm
326 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A prolonged period of elevated east to northeast winds
will persist for much of the week with cautionary to marginal
advisory conditions into the weekend. Winds will swing around to
onshore and diminish early next week ahead of a frontal system.

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GMZ750-755-770-775-180230-
Coastal waters from Apalachicola to Destin FL out 20 NM-
Coastal Waters From  Ochlockonee River to Apalachicola Fl out to
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-
326 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Protected
waters choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
Protected waters choppy.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
Protected waters choppy. Slight chance of showers in the evening.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
Protected waters a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 4
seconds. Protected waters choppy.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to
5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Protected waters
choppy. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Protected waters choppy.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Protected waters a moderate chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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GMZ730-765-180230-
Apalachee Bay or Coastal Waters From Keaton Beach to Ochlockonee
River Fl out to 20 Nm-
Coastal waters from  Suwannee River to Keaton Beach out 20 NM-
326 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters choppy.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15
knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected
waters a moderate chop.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Protected waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Protected waters a light chop. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Protected waters a moderate chop. Slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected
waters a light chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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