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Coastal waters forecast for Florida Big Bend and eastern Panhandle
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
301 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

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.

GMZ700-230230-
Synopsis for the Suwannee River to Okaloosa-Walton County Line out to 60 nm
301 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.SYNOPSIS...

Elevated southerly winds will persist through late tonight across
coastal waters. Small crafts should exercise caution during this
period. Elevated winds and seas will decrease through the day
Monday, with calmer conditions persisting through the week.

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GMZ730-750-752-755-765-770-772-775-230230-
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-
301 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS EXERCISE CAUTION THIS AFTERNOON AND
TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with
occasional seas up to 6 feet. Highest seas offshore. Dominant
period 5 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop. Chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop.
Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 10 to 15 knots.
Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters a
light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Protected waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Protected waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1
to 2 feet. Protected waters a light chop. Slight chance of rain
during the day.
.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west 10 knots in
the late morning and afternoon. Seas 1 foot. Protected waters a
light chop.

$$



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