Beach & Gulf Forecast thru May 28

A cold front will move south into the marine area later today.

In its wake...high pressure will rebuild into the southeast region.

The tightening gradients will allow offshore winds will increase to exercise caution and possibly advisory levels tonight into Saturday.

Winds will veer and along with seas diminish later on Saturday as high pressure builds over the waters.

This high will then shift east to the Atlantic coast on Sunday with winds and seas remaining low through early next week.

Forecast as of 3:48 am EDT on May 24, 2013

Small craft exercise caution late tonight

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-

Today
Northwest wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to around 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters smooth increasing to a light to moderate chop in the afternoon.

Tonight
North wind 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters a light to moderate chop increasing to choppy after midnight.

Saturday
East wind around 15 knots becoming 5 to 10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters a light to moderate chop becoming smooth late in the afternoon.

Saturday Night
West wind 5 to 10 knots becoming east 10 to 15 knots in the late evening. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters smooth increasing to a light to moderate chop in the late evening.

Sunday
Southeast wind around 10 knots becoming south 5 to 10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters smooth.

Sunday Night
Southwest wind 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters smooth increasing to a light to moderate chop after midnight.

Monday
South wind around 10 knots becoming southwest late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters smooth to a light chop.

Monday Night
Southwest wind around 10 knots becoming east in the late evening. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters smooth.

Tuesday
Southeast wind around 10 knots becoming south late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Protected waters smooth to a light chop.


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