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Coastal waters forecast for Florida Big Bend and eastern Panhandle
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
335 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019

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.

GMZ700-241500-
Synopsis for the Suwannee River to Okaloosa-Walton County Line out to 60 nm
335 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019

.SYNOPSIS...
Light winds from the south will continue through tonight. On
Thursday, winds from the south will increase ahead of our next
system. As chances for showers and thunderstorms move in Thursday
night, winds are expected to reach cautionary levels, possibly
advisory levels. This system will move out Friday afternoon, with
winds and seas lowering over the weekend in its wake.

$$

GMZ730-750-752-755-765-770-772-775-241500-
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-
335 AM EDT Wed Apr 24 2019 /235 AM CDT Wed Apr 24 2019/

.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Dominant
period 3 seconds. Protected waters mostly smooth.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters mostly smooth.
.THURSDAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Protected waters a light chop. Slight chance of
showers and isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop.
Chance of showers in the evening. Isolated thunderstorms through
the night. Showers likely after midnight.
.FRIDAY...West winds 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 5 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop. Showers
likely in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms through the day.
Chance of showers in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Protected waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...East winds 10 knots becoming south 5 to 10 knots
late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest
in the late evening and early morning, then becoming northeast
early in the morning. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters mostly
smooth.
.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest late in the
afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters mostly smooth.

$$



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