Beach & Gulf Forecast with Tides thru Apr 3

Forecast as of 3:05 PM EDT on March 29, 2014
Synopsis For The Suwannee River To Destin Out To 60 Nm

This will be a short-lived event as high pressure builds over the waters and drops winds and seas below headline criteria by Sunday afternoon.

Winds will eventually veer to onshore for the work week as high pressure takes up residence east of the area.

Winds and seas will remain low through the period before a slight increase returns on Thursday.

Forecast as of 3:05 PM EDT on March 29, 2014

A Small Craft Advisory is now in effect from 6 PM EDT this evening through Sunday morning

Coastal Waters From Apalachicola To Destin Fl Out 20 Nm-
Coastal Waters From Ochlockonee River To Apalachicola Fl Out To
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
Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots early in the evening becoming north 20 to 25 knots by late evening. Seas 4 to 5 feet building to 7 to 10 feet occasionally up to 13 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Protected waters choppy increasing to rough.

Sunday
North wind around 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 feet occasionally up to 10 feet subsiding to 4 to 5 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Protected waters choppy becoming a light to moderate chop.

Sunday Night
Northwest wind 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 5 to 10 knots late. Seas 2 to 4 feet occasionally up to 5 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters a light to moderate chop becoming smooth.

Monday
Northeast wind around 10 knots becoming southwest in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters smooth to a light chop.

Monday Night
Southwest wind around 5 knots becoming southeast after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters smooth.

Tuesday
Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Seas 1 foot or less. Protected waters smooth.

Tuesday Night
Southeast wind around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Protected waters smooth.

Wednesday
Southeast wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters smooth.

Wednesday Night
Southeast wind around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Protected waters a light chop.

Thursday
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet occasionally up to 5 feet. Protected waters a light to moderate chop.

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Tides for Panama City Beach (outside) starting with March 29, 2014.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

Sa 29 Low 3:55 AM 0.4 6:36 AM Rise 5:40 AM 5
29 High 9:36 AM 0.6 7:00 PM Set 6:07 PM
29 Low 3:28 PM 0.3
29 High 11:06 PM 0.7

Su 30 Low 3:09 AM 0.6 6:35 AM Rise 6:20 AM 1
30 High 9:18 AM 0.8 7:01 PM Set 7:11 PM
30 Low 4:55 PM 0.1

M 31 High 9:29 AM 1.1 6:34 AM Rise 7:01 AM 0
31 Low 6:08 PM 0.0 7:02 PM Set 8:13 PM

Tu 1 High 9:55 AM 1.3 6:33 AM Rise 7:43 AM 1
1 Low 7:18 PM -0.1 7:02 PM Set 9:14 PM

W 2 High 10:29 AM 1.4 6:31 AM Rise 8:27 AM 5
2 Low 8:30 PM -0.1 7:03 PM Set 10:12 PM

Th 3 High 11:08 AM 1.4 6:30 AM Rise 9:13 AM 11
3 Low 9:46 PM -0.1 7:03 PM Set 11:08 PM

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Tides for East Pass (Destin) starting with March 29, 2014.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

Sa 29 Low 6:05 AM 0.1 6:39 AM Rise 5:43 AM 5
29 High 11:20 AM 0.3 7:03 PM Set 6:10 PM
29 Low 5:38 PM 0.1

Su 30 High 12:50 AM 0.3 6:37 AM Rise 6:23 AM 1
30 Low 5:19 AM 0.2 7:04 PM Set 7:14 PM
30 High 11:02 AM 0.4
30 Low 7:05 PM 0.0

M 31 High 11:13 AM 0.5 6:36 AM Rise 7:04 AM 0
31 Low 8:18 PM 0.0 7:04 PM Set 8:16 PM

Tu 1 High 11:39 AM 0.6 6:35 AM Rise 7:46 AM 1
1 Low 9:28 PM -0.0 7:05 PM Set 9:17 PM

W 2 High 12:13 PM 0.6 6:34 AM Rise 8:29 AM 5
2 Low 10:40 PM -0.0 7:05 PM Set 10:15 PM

Th 3 High 12:52 PM 0.6 6:33 AM Rise 9:15 AM 11
3 Low 11:56 PM -0.0 7:06 PM Set 11:11 PM


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