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Coastal waters forecast for Florida Big Bend and eastern Panhandle
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
855 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 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.

GMZ700-210830-
Synopsis for the Suwannee River to Destin out to 60 nm
855 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS...Winds and seas will remain at Exercise Caution levels
through the weekend as easterly flow continues. On Monday, winds
will become southerly and likely increase to Small Craft Advisory
levels ahead of an approaching cold front. Northwest flow will
move in behind the front late Monday into Tuesday.

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GMZ750-755-770-775-210830-
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-
855 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT...

.OVERNIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Protected
waters choppy.
.SATURDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
Protected waters choppy.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Protected
waters choppy.
.SUNDAY...East winds 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional
seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Protected waters a
moderate chop. Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds.
Protected waters choppy. Chance of showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Protected waters choppy. Showers
and thunderstorms likely.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Protected waters choppy. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms, mainly before midnight.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Protected waters choppy. Slight
chance of rain.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Protected waters choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Protected waters choppy.

$$

GMZ730-765-210830-
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-
855 PM EDT Fri Oct 20 2017

.OVERNIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 2 seconds. Protected waters a light to moderate
chop.
.SATURDAY and SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1
to 2 feet. Dominant period 2 seconds. Protected waters a light to
moderate chop.
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant
period 3 seconds. Protected waters a light chop. Chance of
showers and isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop.
Chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South winds 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet building
to 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet in the
afternoon. Protected waters choppy. Showers and thunderstorms
likely.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots becoming west
15 knots early in the morning. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Protected waters choppy.
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before midnight.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Protected waters a moderate chop. Slight chance of rain.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Protected waters choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Protected waters a moderate chop.

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