Beach & Gulf Forecast thru Aug 8

A generally weak surface high pressure system will dominate conditions across the coastal waters for the next several days.

This will keep winds generally light and seas low through the period.

The possible exceptions will be brief enhancements in the onshore flow in association with the afternoon and early evening sea breezes ...on the days which the sea breeze does develop.

Forecast as of 4:32 PM EDT on August 3, 2013

Apalachee Bay-
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 Fl Out 20 Nm-
Waters From Apalachicola To Destin Fl From 20 To 60 Nm-
Waters From Suwannee River To Apalachicola Fl From 20 To 60 Nm-

Tonight
Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots nearshore becoming west around 10 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet except 2 to 3 feet in Apalachee Bay this evening. Protected waters a light to moderate chop becoming smooth to a light chop. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

Sunday Through Tuesday
West wind around 10 knots becoming southwest in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters a light chop. Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms.

Tuesday Night
Southwest wind around 5 knots becoming southeast after midnight. Seas around 1 foot. Protected waters smooth. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.

Wednesday Through Thursday
Southeast wind around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters a light chop. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.


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