Beach & Marine Forecast thru Mar 1

On and off cautionary conditions will be possible through Monday.

Advisory level winds and seas are expected by Monday night when a strong warm front...and then cold front overspread the northeastern Gulf of Mexico.

Although winds will fall to below headline conditions be Wednesday morning...expect on and of headline level winds into the weekend as high pressure noses in behind the slow moving low pressure to our north.

Forecast as of 3:52 PM EST on February 24, 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
Southeast 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. Showers and thunderstorms.

Monday
Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots...except 10 to 15 knots in Apalachee Bay. Seas 2 to 3 feet in Apalachee Bay...3 to 5 feet elsewhere. Protected waters a moderate chop. Showers and thunderstorms. Gusty winds and isolated tornadoes possible in the afternoon.

Monday Night
South wind 20 to 25 knots...except around 20 knots in Apalachee Bay. Seas building to 2 to 4 feet in Apalachee Bay...7 to 9 feet elsewhere. Protected waters choppy. Showers and thunderstorms. Gusty winds and isolated tornadoes possible.

Tuesday
Southwest around 25 knots...with higher gusts. Seas 9 to 11 feet...except 4 to 6 feet in Apalachee Bay. Protected waters rough. Showers and thunderstorms.

Tuesday Night
West wind around 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots late. Seas gradually subsiding to 2 to 4 feet in Apalachee Bay...6 to 8 feet elsewhere. Protected waters becoming a light to moderate chop late.

Wednesday
West wind around 15 knots. Seas subsiding to 2 to 4 feet. Protected waters a light to moderate chop.

Wednesday Night
Northwest wind around 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet...except 2 to 3 feet in Apalachee Bay. Protected waters choppy.

Thursday
Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet...2 to 3 feet in Apalachee Bay. Protected waters a moderate chop.

Thursday Night
Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots becoming north late. Seas 3 to 5 feet...except 2 to 3 feet in Apalachee Bay. Protected waters a moderate chop.

Friday
Northwest around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet...except 1 to 2 feet in Apalachee Bay. Protected waters a light to moderate chop.


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