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Beach & Marine Forecast thru Mar 6

Expect periods of cautionary and advisory level winds and seas across the entire marine area through the weekend.

Advisory level winds and seas will begin Saturday at least across the offshore waters.

Winds and seas will briefly diminish Sunday night and Monday as high pressure builds over the waters before increasing again as another low pressure system moves across the waters by mid week.

Forecast as of 3:47 PM EST on March 1, 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-

Tonight
Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Protected waters a light to moderate chop.

Saturday
Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Protected waters choppy.

Saturday Night
Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots...increasing to around 20 knots in the late evening. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Protected waters a choppy.

Sunday
Northwest wind around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Protected waters a moderate chop.

Sunday Night
Northwest wind around 15 knots...becoming north 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Protected waters a moderate chop becoming smooth.

Monday
Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots...becoming south 10 to 15 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters smooth...increasing to a light to moderate chop.

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

Tuesday
South wind 10 to 15 knots...becoming southwest around 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 feet...building to 6 to 7 feet. Protected waters a light to moderate chop...increasing to choppy. A chance of rain.

Tuesday Night
Northwest wind around 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet. Protected waters choppy. A chance of rain through the night.

Wednesday
Northwest wind around 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet. Protected waters choppy.


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