Beach & Marine Forecast thru Dec 19

Winds will veer from east today to south on Sunday as they gradually increase ahead of an approaching cold front.

The front will bring a chance of rain and shifting winds as it crosses the region Monday and Monday night.

Winds and seas may approach advisory levels Monday night or Tuesday morning behind the front.

Forecast as of 4:11 am EST on December 15, 2012

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-

Today
East wind around 10 knots...becoming southeast in the afternoon...and onshore 5 to 10 knots in Apalachee Bay. Seas 2 to 3 feet...subsiding to 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters smooth.

Tonight
Southeast wind around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters smooth. Areas of dense fog possible.

Sunday
South wind around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters smooth to a light chop. Areas of dense fog possible in the morning. A slight chance of showers west of Apalachicola in the afternoon.

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

Monday
Southwest wind around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Protected waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.

Monday Night
West wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Protected waters choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Tuesday
Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots...becoming 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Protected waters choppy...becoming a light to moderate chop.

Tuesday Night
North wind around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters smooth.

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


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