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Coastal waters forecast for Florida Big Bend and eastern Panhandle
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
239 PM EST Sun Dec 17 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.

GMZ700-180330-
Synopsis for the Suwannee River to Okaloosa-Walton County Line out to 60 nm
239 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
Winds remain southerly over the next couple of days less than 15
knots. As moisture increases in southerly flow, expect areas of
fog to develop mainly near the coast tonight and likely continuing
through Wednesday. A frontal boundary will cross the marine area
on Wednesday, increasing winds to near advisory levels. Winds will
then decrease by Thursday as high pressure builds back near the
marine area.

$$

GMZ730-750-752-755-765-770-772-775-180330-
Apalachee Bay or Coastal Waters From Keaton Beach to Ochlockonee
River FL out to 20 Nm-
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-
Coastal waters from  Suwannee River to Keaton Beach FL out 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-
239 PM EST Sun Dec 17 2017

.TONIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters smooth to a light
chop. Chance of rain in the evening, then a slight chance of rain
after midnight. Patchy fog developing after midnight.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Protected waters mostly smooth. Areas of fog.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters smooth. Areas of fog.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters smooth. Areas of fog.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters a light to moderate
chop. Areas of fog.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Protected waters choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest
after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Protected waters a light to
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Protected waters smooth.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Protected waters smooth to a light chop. A slight chance of rain.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Protected waters a light to moderate chop. A slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms.

$$

Godsey



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