Beach & Marine Forecast Sep 2 - Sep 7

Forecast as of 3:30 PM EDT on September 2, 2010

Synopsis For The Suwannee River To Destin Out To 60 Nm

Coastal Water Temp - 84 degrees

The pressure gradient has weakened substantially and will remain weak over the next several days with very light winds and low seas over the coastal waters. The flow will shift to the west late Friday into Saturday ahead of an approaching cold front then shift offshore for Sunday. Winds and seas are forecast to remain below headline criteria through that time. Early next week...high pressure will build to the north of the waters and this will set up another period of easterly flow with the nocturnal surges commencing Sunday night. By Monday night into Tuesday...conditions could approach exercise caution.

Forecast as of 3:30 PM EDT on September 2, 2010

Coastal Waters From Apalachicola To Destin Fl Out 20 Nm-
Coastal Waters From Ochlockonee River To Apalachicola Fl Out To
20 Nm-
Coastal Waters From Suwannee River To Keaton Beach Out 20 Nm-

Tonight
Variable wind around 5 knots becoming west late. Seas 2 feet or less. Protected waters smooth.

Friday
Southwest wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 1 foot. Protected waters smooth.

Friday Night
Southwest wind around 10 knots becoming west. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters smooth to a light chop.

Saturday
West wind around 5 knots becoming southwest. Seas around 1 foot. Protected waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Saturday Night
West wind 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest after midnight. Seas around 1 foot. Protected waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening.

Sunday
Northeast wind around 10 knots becoming east. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters smooth to a light chop.

Sunday Night
Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters a light chop.

Monday
East wind 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters a light to moderate chop.

Monday Night
East wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to around 15 knots after midnight. Seas building to 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters smooth increasing to a light to moderate chop.

Tuesday
East wind around 15 knots subsiding to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Protected waters a light to moderate chop.


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