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Apalachicola to Destin FL out 20 NM Marine Forecast


REST OF TONIGHT

S
WINDS
10 - 15
KNOTS

TUESDAY

W
WINDS
20
KNOTS

TUESDAY NIGHT

NE
WINDS
25
KNOTS

WEDNESDAY

NE
WINDS
15 - 20
KNOTS

The Marine Weather Forecast In Detail:
GMZ750 Forecast Issued: 755 PM CST Mon Nov 11 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM CST TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING
Rest Of Tonight...South Winds 10 To 15 Knots Becoming Southwest 10 To 15 Knots Early In The Morning. Seas 2 To 3 Feet. Dominant Period 5 Seconds. Protected Waters A Light Chop. Slight Chance Of Rain In The Evening. Chance Of Rain After Midnight.
Tuesday...West Winds 20 Knots Becoming North 25 To 30 Knots In The Late Morning And Afternoon. Seas 5 To 7 Feet With Occasional Seas Up To 9 Feet. Dominant Period 5 Seconds. Protected Waters Rough. Rain In The Morning, Then Chance Of Rain In The Afternoon.
Tuesday Night...Northeast Winds 25 Knots. Seas 5 To 7 Feet With Occasional Seas Up To 9 Feet. Dominant Period 5 Seconds. Protected Waters Rough.
Wednesday...Northeast Winds 15 To 20 Knots. Seas 4 To 6 Feet With Occasional Seas Up To 8 Feet. Dominant Period 5 Seconds. Protected Waters Choppy.
Wednesday Night...Northeast Winds 15 To 20 Knots. Seas 3 To 5 Feet With Occasional Seas Up To 6 Feet. Dominant Period 4 Seconds. Protected Waters A Moderate Chop. Slight Chance Of Rain In The Evening. Chance Of Rain After Midnight.
Thursday...Northeast Winds 15 To 20 Knots. Seas 2 To 4 Feet. Protected Waters A Moderate Chop. Chance Of Rain.
Thursday Night...Northeast Winds 15 To 20 Knots. Seas 3 To 5 Feet With Occasional Seas Up To 6 Feet. Protected Waters Choppy. Chance Of Rain.
Friday...North Winds 15 To 20 Knots. Seas 3 To 5 Feet With Occasional Seas Up To 6 Feet. Protected Waters Choppy. Slight Chance Of Rain Through The Day.
Friday Night...Northeast Winds 20 Knots. Seas 3 To 5 Feet With Occasional Seas Up To 6 Feet. Protected Waters Choppy.
Saturday...Northeast Winds 15 To 20 Knots. Seas 2 To 4 Feet. Protected Waters A Moderate Chop.
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Synopsis for the Suwannee River to Okaloosa-Walton County Line out to 60 nm - GMZ700
855 PM EST Mon Nov 11 2019

A strong cold front will move through the area on Tuesday. Advisory conditions will occur across the entire area behind the front. Gusts will reach close to gale force, especially across the western waters. Winds and seas will remain elevated through at least Wednesday.
Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Tallahassee FL
902pm EST Monday Nov 11 2019

Cold front is located across northern MS moving southeast and at a good steady pace. HRRR (High-Resolution Rapid Refresh) has a good handle on it and advertises it to enter our SE AL counties in the predawn hours. Clouds will increase overnight ahead of the front with light winds. Some light rain has developed off the Gulf into our area so the only real change I made was to bring Probability of Precipitation further east. Otherwise, forecast is in good shape.

Near Term - Through Tonight
Clouds will increase rapidly tonight as a strong cold front approaches the area. Rain will accompany the front and likely reach the western border of the forecast area within a couple of hours of sunrise. With limited instability, thunderstorms do not appear likely.

Short Term - Tuesday Through Wednesday Night
The strong cold front will clear the area during the day on Tuesday with gusty winds and falling temperatures during the day behind it. Strong cold advection on Tuesday night is expected to result in a light freeze across the northern and western portions of the area by Wednesday morning. In addition, since winds will stay somewhat elevated overnight, wind chill values will reach the low to mid 20s across the northwest portions of the area Tuesday night. Despite mostly sunny skies on Wednesday, high temperatures are expected to remain in the 50s across the area with a cold airmass in place. This sets up another chilly night on Wednesday with overnight lows dipping close to freezing again across the northern portions of the area.

Long Term - Thursday Through Monday
Models are in general agreement that an area of low pressure will develop along the Gulf coast in association with another upper level shortwave towards the end of the week. Some timing and intensity differences remain in the guidance, but a chance of rain appears to return at the end of the week.

NOAA Tallahassee FL Office: Watches - Warnings - Advisories
FL...Freeze Watch from Tuesday evening through Wednesday morning for Calhoun-Central Walton-Gadsden-Holmes-Inland Bay-Jackson- Liberty-North Walton-South Walton-Washington.

GA...Freeze Watch from Tuesday evening through Wednesday morning for Baker-Ben Hill-Berrien-Brooks-Calhoun-Clay-Colquitt-Cook- Decatur-Dougherty-Early-Grady-Irwin-Lanier-Lee-Lowndes- Miller-Mitchell-Quitman-Randolph-Seminole-Terrell-Thomas- Tift-Turner-Worth.

AL...Freeze Watch from Tuesday evening through Wednesday morning for Coffee-Dale-Geneva-Henry-Houston.

GM...Small Craft Advisory from 10am Tuesday to 1pm EST Wednesday for Apalachee Bay or Coastal Waters From Keaton Beach to Ochlockonee River FL out to 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 Suwannee River to Apalachicola FL from 20 to 60 NM.

Small Craft Advisory from 6am Tuesday to noon CST Wednesday for Coastal waters from Mexico Beach to Apalachicola FL out 20 NM-Coastal waters from Mexico Beach to Okaloosa Walton County Line FL out 20 NM-Waters from Apalachicola to Mexico Beach FL from 20 to 60 NM-Waters from Mexico Beach to Okaloosa Walton County Line FL from 20 to 60 NM.