Beach & Gulf Forecast updated thru Aug 31

Winds and seas will subside through this evening and remain in a relatively calm state for the foreseeable future.

The greatest enhancements in winds and seas will be near the coast within the afternoon seabreeze.

The chance for showers and thunderstorms will remain low through Thursday...after which scattered storms will become possible.

Forecast as of 3:01 PM EDT on August 26, 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
Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet...except 1 to 2 feet in Apalachee Bay. Protected waters a light to moderate chop.

Tuesday
Northeast wind around 10 knots subsiding to 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet...except 1 foot or less in Apalachee Bay. Protected waters smooth to a light chop. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

Tuesday Night
Northeast wind around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Protected waters smooth. Isolated showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

Wednesday
Northeast wind around 5 knots becoming onshore near the coast in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Protected waters smooth. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.

Wednesday Night
Southwest wind 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest late. Seas 1 foot or less. Protected waters smooth.

Thursday
West wind 5 to 10 knots...except around 10 knots near the coast in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Protected waters smooth.

Thursday Night
West wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters a light to moderate chop.

Friday And Friday Night
West wind around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters smooth to a light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Saturday
Southwest wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters smooth. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.


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