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Coastal waters forecast for Florida Big Bend and eastern Panhandle
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
225 PM EST Tue Feb 25 2020

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.

GMZ700-260330-
Synopsis for the Suwannee River to Okaloosa-Walton County Line out to 60 nm
225 PM EST Tue Feb 25 2020

.SYNOPSIS...

Sea fog may be possible tonight, particularly in Apalachee Bay.
Southerly winds will shift to the northwest overnight into
tomorrow as the front moves through. Winds and seas will increase
for tomorrow into Thursday with small craft advisory conditions
expected Wednesday evening through Thursday morning. Winds and
seas will subside on Thursday and increase again Friday night.
After the rain clears out Wednesday, the forecast will be dry
through early next week.


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GMZ750-752-755-770-772-775-260330-
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-
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-
225 PM EST Tue Feb 25 2020 /125 PM CST Tue Feb 25 2020/

.TONIGHT...West winds 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant
period 6 seconds. Protected waters a light chop. Chance of
showers and slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet
with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds.
Protected waters a moderate chop. Chance of showers with a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to
7 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Dominant period
6 seconds. Protected waters choppy.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with
occasional seas up to 8 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds.
Protected waters a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Dominant period 5 seconds. Protected waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Protected waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas
3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Protected waters
choppy.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Protected waters a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 knots becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected
waters a light chop.

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GMZ730-765-260330-
Apalachee Bay or Coastal Waters From Keaton Beach to Ochlockonee
River FL out to 20 Nm-
Coastal waters from  Suwannee River to Keaton Beach FL out 20 NM-
225 PM EST Tue Feb 25 2020

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters a light chop. Chance
of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant
period 4 seconds. Protected waters a light chop. Showers likely
with a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 20 knots. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters choppy.
Slight chance of showers in the evening.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 10 knots becoming west 10
knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters a
light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Protected waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Protected waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Protected waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east 5 to 10 knots
late in the morning, then becoming southwest 5 to 10 knots in the
afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters smooth.

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