Beach & Marine Forecast thru Mar 22

Rip Current Risk through Monday night...

A low pressure system will move northeast from the plains to the Great Lakes through Monday night.

This will drag a strong trailing cold front southeast and across the marine are late Monday night into Tuesday morning.

Onshore winds will continue until the frontal passage when they will become north and increase some.

By Thursday...they will veer to onshore and diminish.

Winds are expected to remain below advisory levels through the period.

Forecast as of 8:21 PM EDT on March 17, 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-

Rest Of Tonight
South wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Protected waters a light to moderate chop. Showers likely.

Monday
South wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Protected waters a light to moderate chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some storms may be strong.

Monday Night
Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots becoming west late. Locally gusty. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters a light to moderate chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms through the night. Patchy fog after midnight. Some storms may be strong.

Tuesday
North wind around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Protected waters a light to moderate chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.

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

Wednesday
Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Protected waters a light to moderate chop.

Wednesday Night
Northeast wind around 10 knots. Protected waters smooth. A slight chance of rain.

Thursday
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Protected waters a light to moderate chop. A chance of rain.

Thursday Night
South wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters a light to moderate chop. A chance of rain.

Friday
Southwest wind 10 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to 10 knots in the late morning. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters a light to moderate. A chance of rain.


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