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Beach & Gulf Forecast with Tides thru Dec 23

Forecast as of 10:27 am EST on December 19, 2013
Synopsis For The Suwannee River To Destin Out To 60 Nm

By Saturday...onshore winds are expected to ramp up to cautionary levels and continue at least through the weekend as a cold front approaches the local waters.

Winds will shift to become offshore in the wake of the front early next week with speeds expected to drop below headline criteria.

Forecast as of 10:27 am EST on December 19, 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-

Today
Southeast wind around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop.

Tonight
Southeast wind around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop.

Friday
Southeast wind around 15 knots...becoming around 10 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop... becoming a light chop.

Friday Night
Southeast wind around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop.

Saturday
Southeast wind 10 to 15 knots increasing to around 20 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet occasionally up to 6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters a light to moderate chop increasing to choppy in the late morning and afternoon.

Saturday Night
Southeast wind around 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet...occasionally up to 9 feet. Protected waters choppy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Sunday
South wind around 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet...occasionally up to 9 feet...except 3 to 4 feet in Apalachee Bay. Protected waters choppy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.

Sunday Night
Southwest wind around 15 knots...becoming west late. Seas 4 to 6 feet occasionally up to 8 feet...except 2 to 4 feet in Apalachee Bay. Protected waters a moderate chop. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.

Monday
Northwest wind around 15 knots...becoming north in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet occasionally up to 6 feet...except 2 to 3 feet in Apalachee Bay. Protected waters a moderate chop. Scattered showers and thunderstorms.

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Tides for Panama City Beach (outside) starting with December 19, 2013.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

Th 19 Low 7:05 AM -0.5 6:35 AM Set 8:01 AM 98
19 High 9:00 PM 1.3 4:47 PM Rise 7:03 PM

F 20 Low 7:27 AM -0.4 6:35 AM Set 8:40 AM 94
20 High 9:27 PM 1.2 4:47 PM Rise 7:56 PM

Sa 21 Low 7:42 AM -0.3 6:36 AM Set 9:16 AM 89
21 High 9:49 PM 0.9 4:48 PM Rise 8:48 PM

Su 22 Low 7:51 AM -0.2 6:36 AM Set 9:50 AM 83
22 High 10:03 PM 0.8 4:48 PM Rise 9:40 PM

M 23 Low 7:50 AM -0.1 6:37 AM Set 10:24 AM 75
23 High 8:37 PM 0.6 4:49 PM Rise 10:34 PM

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Tides for East Pass (Destin) starting with December 19, 2013.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

Th 19 Low 9:15 AM -0.2 6:38 AM Set 8:04 AM 98
19 High 10:44 PM 0.6 4:49 PM Rise 7:06 PM

F 20 Low 9:37 AM -0.1 6:38 AM Set 8:42 AM 94
20 High 11:11 PM 0.5 4:49 PM Rise 7:58 PM

Sa 21 Low 9:52 AM -0.1 6:39 AM Set 9:19 AM 89
21 High 11:33 PM 0.4 4:50 PM Rise 8:50 PM

Su 22 Low 10:01 AM -0.1 6:39 AM Set 9:53 AM 83
22 High 11:47 PM 0.4 4:50 PM Rise 9:43 PM

M 23 Low 10:00 AM -0.0 6:40 AM Set 10:27 AM 75
23 High 10:21 PM 0.3 4:51 PM Rise 10:36 PM


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