Beach & Gulf Forecast with Tides thru Apr 18

Forecast as of 9:18 PM EDT on April 13, 2014
Synopsis For The Suwannee River To Destin Out To 60 Nm

After the cold front passes through later from west to east on Tuesday...winds will quickly increase out of the northwest to Small Craft Advisory levels over the waters...with headline conditions lingering into Wednesday morning.

Furthermore...only a brief respite in the elevated winds and seas is expected...as a tight pressure pattern is expected to keep conditions fairly difficult for small craft for much of the week.

Forecast as of 9:18 PM EDT on April 13, 2014

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 around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters a light chop.

Monday
Southeast wind around 10 knots becoming south in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters a light chop. Isolated showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

Monday Night
South wind 10 to 15 knots becoming southwest at 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet occasionally up to 6 feet towards sunrise. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters becoming a moderate chop to choppy. Winds and seas higher in scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms.

Tuesday
West wind around 20 knots becoming northwest 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet building to 5 to 7 feet occasionally up to 9 feet. Seas highest offshore. Dominant period 5 seconds. Protected waters choppy to rough. Winds and seas higher in scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms.

Tuesday Night
North wind around 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet occasionally up to 9 feet offshore. Seas 3 to 5 feet occasionally up to 6 feet nearshore. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters choppy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms in the evening.

Wednesday
Northeast wind around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet occasionally up to 6 feet subsiding to 2 to 3 feet in the afternoon. Protected waters a moderate chop.

Wednesday Night
East wind 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet occasionally up to 6 feet. Seas highest offshore. Protected waters a light to moderate chop increasing to choppy. Isolated showers and thunderstorms offshore.

Thursday And Thursday Night
East wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet occasionally up to 6 feet. Seas highest offshore. Protected waters choppy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.

Friday
East wind around 15 knots becoming northeast 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet occasionally up to 5 feet subsiding to 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters a moderate chop becoming smooth to a light chop. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.

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Tides for Panama City Beach (outside) starting with April 13, 2014.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

Su 13 Low 1:28 AM 0.5 6:18 AM Set 5:10 AM 93
13 High 8:45 AM 0.9 7:10 PM Rise 5:52 PM
13 Low 4:19 PM 0.3

M 14 High 8:48 AM 1.1 6:17 AM Set 5:46 AM 97
14 Low 5:10 PM 0.1 7:10 PM Rise 6:49 PM

Tu 15 High 9:04 AM 1.3 6:16 AM Set 6:25 AM 99
15 Low 6:05 PM 0.0 7:11 PM Rise 7:48 PM

W 16 High 9:32 AM 1.4 6:15 AM Set 7:07 AM 99
16 Low 7:06 PM -0.1 7:11 PM Rise 8:48 PM

Th 17 High 10:09 AM 1.5 6:14 AM Set 7:53 AM 97
17 Low 8:16 PM -0.2 7:12 PM Rise 9:49 PM

F 18 High 10:53 AM 1.6 6:13 AM Set 8:44 AM 92
18 Low 9:32 PM -0.2 7:13 PM Rise 10:48 PM

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Tides for East Pass (Destin) starting with April 13, 2014.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

Su 13 Low 3:38 AM 0.2 6:21 AM Set 5:12 AM 93
13 High 10:29 AM 0.4 7:12 PM Rise 5:55 PM
13 Low 6:29 PM 0.1

M 14 High 10:32 AM 0.5 6:20 AM Set 5:49 AM 97
14 Low 7:20 PM 0.0 7:13 PM Rise 6:52 PM

Tu 15 High 10:48 AM 0.6 6:19 AM Set 6:27 AM 99
15 Low 8:15 PM 0.0 7:14 PM Rise 7:51 PM

W 16 High 11:16 AM 0.6 6:17 AM Set 7:09 AM 99
16 Low 9:16 PM -0.0 7:14 PM Rise 8:51 PM

Th 17 High 11:53 AM 0.7 6:16 AM Set 7:55 AM 97
17 Low 10:26 PM -0.1 7:15 PM Rise 9:52 PM

F 18 High 12:37 PM 0.7 6:15 AM Set 8:46 AM 92
18 Low 11:42 PM -0.1 7:15 PM Rise 10:51 PM


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