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Coastal waters forecast for Florida Big Bend and eastern Panhandle
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
353 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

Gulf coastal waters from the mouth of the Suwannee River to Okaloosa-Walton
County Line 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 Okaloosa-Walton County Line out to 60 nm
353 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.SYNOPSIS...Winds will generally be in the 10 to 15 knot range
through the weekend with slightly elevated seas (especially
offshore). Conditions will calm a bit to start next week before
becoming a bit more unsettled by mid-week depending on the timing
of a cold front. Showers and thunderstorm chances increase Sunday
night through much of next week.

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Coastal waters from Mexico Beach to Okaloosa Walton County Line
FL out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from Mexico Beach to Apalachicola FL out 20 NM-
Coastal Waters From  Ochlockonee River to Apalachicola Fl out to
20 Nm-
Waters from Mexico Beach to Okaloosa Walton County Line FL from
20 to 60 NM-
Waters from Apalachicola to Mexico Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from  Suwannee River to Apalachicola FL from 20 to 60 NM-
353 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2
to 3 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters a light
chop.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2
to 4 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters a moderate
chop. Chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected
waters a light chop. Chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Protected waters a light chop. Chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Protected waters a light chop. Chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 knots becoming northwest 10 to
15 knots early in the morning. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters
a light chop. Chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Protected waters a light chop. Slight chance of showers.

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Apalachee Bay or Coastal Waters From Keaton Beach to Ochlockonee
River FL out to 20 Nm-
Coastal waters from  Suwannee River to Keaton Beach FL out 20 NM-
353 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant
period 3 seconds. Protected waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 2 seconds. Protected waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 2 seconds. Protected waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 knots decreasing to around
5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period
2 seconds. Protected waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Light and variable winds becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots in the late evening. Seas 1 foot or less.
Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters smooth. Slight chance
of showers in the evening.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2
feet. Protected waters a light chop. Slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Protected waters a light chop. Slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest
early in the morning. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters a light
chop. Chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Protected waters a light chop. Slight chance of showers.

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