Beach & Gulf Forecast thru May 9

Ongoing advisory conditions will continue through at least Monday morning as the disturbed pattern is forecast to bring a few fronts across our Gulf of Mexico waters.

Cautionary conditions will then take over until Tuesday...when higher pressure and weaker gradients spread over the northern Gulf.

Forecast as of 3:09 PM EDT on May 4, 2013

A Small Craft Advisory is now in effect through Monday morning

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
Northwest wind 20 to 25 knots becoming 15 to 20 knots late. Seas 6 to 9 feet subsiding to 5 to 7 feet after midnight. Protected waters choppy.

Sunday
Northwest wind around 20 knots becoming west 20 to 25 knots in the late morning. Seas 5 to 7 feet building to 6 to 8 feet in the afternoon. Protected waters choppy. A chance of showers through the day.

Sunday Night
West wind around 25 knots becoming northwest around 15 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet...subsiding to 5 to 7 feet late. Protected waters choppy becoming a light to moderate chop. A slight chance of showers in the evening.

Monday
West wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Protected waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.

Monday Night
West wind 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Protected waters a light to moderate chop. A slight chance of showers in the evening.

Tuesday
West wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Protected waters a light to moderate chop.

Tuesday Night
West wind 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters a light to moderate chop becoming smooth.

Wednesday
West wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Protected waters smooth.

Wednesday Night
Northwest wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters smooth.

Thursday
West wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Protected waters smooth.


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