Beach & Gulf Forecast thru Sep 18

Pressure gradient will be very weak over the coastal waters today... with light winds and minimal seas expected.

By Sunday into early next week...high pressure will build north of the waters with increasing easterly flow.

Winds and seas should remain below headline criteria through mid-week.

However...seas offshore could reach 4 feet by late Tuesday or Wednesday.

Long period swells from Tropical Storm Ingrid may reach the coastal waters through the early part of the week as well.

Forecast as of 3:31 am EDT on September 14, 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-

Today
North wind around 10 knots becoming southwest in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters smooth to a light chop. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

Tonight
Southwest wind around 5 knots becoming east in the late evening and overnight. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters smooth.

Sunday
East wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the late morning. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters smooth increasing to a light to moderate chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Sunday Night
East wind around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

Monday
East wind around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters smooth to a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Monday Night
East wind around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Tuesday
East wind around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters smooth to a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Tuesday Night
East wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters smooth increasing to a light to moderate chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Wednesday
East wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters a light to moderate chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.


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