Beach & Marine Forecast thru Apr 26

Low pressure developing out in the Gulf will keep winds elevated to cautionary levels through around noon tomorrow.

Winds may briefly lower Monday afternoon...but likely rise to cautionary levels again Monday night and remain around 15 to 20 knots through around noon on Tuesday.

After winds weaken on Tuesday...winds and seas are expected to stay lighter through the rest of the period.

Forecast as of 3:36 PM EDT on April 21, 2013

Small craft should exercise caution 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-

Tonight
Northeast wind around 15 knots becoming 15 to 20 knots late. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Protected waters a light to moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.

Monday
Northeast wind around 20 knots becoming 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Protected waters choppy becoming smooth. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.

Monday Night
East wind around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Protected waters a light to moderate chop.

Tuesday
East wind around 15 knots becoming southeast 5 to 10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Protected waters a light to moderate chop becoming smooth.

Tuesday Night
Southeast wind around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters smooth.

Wednesday
South wind around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters smooth.

Wednesday Night
Southwest wind around 10 knots becoming northwest late. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Thursday
Northeast wind around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Protected waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Thursday Night
Northeast wind around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters smooth.

Friday
Northeast wind around 15 knots becoming east 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters a light to moderate chop becoming smooth.


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