Beach & Marine Forecast thru Jan 21

South winds ahead of a slow-moving cold front tonight will shift to the west and increase late tonight and early Thursday.

Winds and seas will quickly reach advisory levels Thursday morning...with frequent gusts to gale force possible.

Winds and seas will gradually diminish Friday as the low pressure system moves northeast...away from the coastal waters.

Forecast as of 3:03 PM EST on January 16, 2013

Gale watch in effect from late tonight through Thursday evening

Coastal Waters From Apalachicola To Destin Fl Out 20 Nm-
Waters From Apalachicola To Destin Fl From 20 To 60 Nm-

Tonight
South wind around 10 knots...becoming west 15 to 20 knots late. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Protected waters a light to moderate chop. Rain likely.

Thursday
West wind 20 to 25 knots...becoming northwest 25 to 30 knots in the late morning and early afternoon. Frequent gusts to 34 knots possible. Seas 7 to 9 feet...building to 9 to 11 feet in the afternoon. Protected waters very rough. Rain ending by afternoon.

Thursday Night
North wind 20 to 25 knots. Seas 8 to 11 feet...except 5 to 7 feet near shore. Protected waters rough.

Friday
North wind around 20 knots...becoming northeast 15 to 20 by afternoon. Seas offshore 6 to 8 feet...subsiding to 4 to 6 feet in the afternoon. Seas near shore 4 to 6 feet...subsiding to 2 to 4 feet by afternoon. Protected waters a moderate chop.

Friday Night
Northeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet offshore...2 to 3 feet near shore. Protected waters a light to moderate chop.

Saturday
Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet...subsiding to 2 to 3 feet by afternoon...highest seas offshore. Protected waters a light to moderate chop.

Saturday Night
North wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters a light to moderate chop.

Sunday
North wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters a light to moderate chop.

Sunday Night And Monday
North wind around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters smooth.


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