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Coastal waters forecast for Florida Big Bend and eastern Panhandle
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
339 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 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.

GMZ700-262030-
Synopsis for the Suwannee River to Okaloosa-Walton County Line out to 60 nm
339 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.SYNOPSIS...Winds are expected to increase to Cautionary levels
today as an area of low pressure passes through the Southeast.
They`re forecast to subside below headline levels by tonight, and
remain relatively low through the weekend. Early next week,
nocturnal easterly wind surges to Cautionary or Advisory levels
are expected.

$$

GMZ730-750-752-755-765-770-772-775-262030-
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-
339 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

...SMALL CRAFT OPERATORS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters becoming choppy.
Slight chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...West winds around 15 knots becoming northwest 10 to 15
knots late. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
Protected waters a moderate chop. Slight chance of showers after
midnight.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2
to 3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming onshore around 10
knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4
seconds. Protected waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Protected waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 knots becoming northwest 5 to
10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters
a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 knots becoming northeast
15 knots in the late evening. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Protected waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected
waters a moderate chop.

$$


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