Beach & Gulf Forecast with Tides thru Jan 11

Forecast as of 3:33 PM EST on January 6, 2014
Synopsis For The Suwannee River To Destin Out To 60 Nm

Winds gusting to gale force and waves over 10 feet will gradually diminish starting this evening as high pressure moves eastward along the northern Gulf Coast.

Expect the offshore Gale Warning to be dropped by the evening update...with small craft advisories continuing through late Tuesday morning.

Conditions will then continue to slowly improve through late week with light to moderate northeasterly flow.

Forecast as of 3:33 PM EST on January 6, 2014

Small Craft Advisory in effect through Tuesday morning

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
North wind 20 to 25 knots becoming around 20 knots late tonight. Seas 6 to 9 feet occasionally up to 11 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Protected waters rough becoming choppy.

Tuesday
North wind around 20 knots becoming 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet occasionally up to 9 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet occasionally up to 6 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters choppy becoming a light to moderate chop in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night
Northeast wind around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet occasionally up to 5 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop.

Wednesday
Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters a light to moderate chop.

Wednesday Night
Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters a light to moderate chop. A slight chance of showers after midnight.

Thursday
Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters smooth increasing to a light to moderate chop. A chance of rain.

Thursday Night
Northeast wind 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters a light to moderate chop. A slight chance of rain.

Friday
East wind 10 to 15 knots becoming 5 to 10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet occasionally up to 5 feet. Protected waters a light to moderate chop becoming smooth. A slight chance of rain.

Friday Night
East wind 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet occasionally up to 5 feet. Protected waters smooth increasing to a light to moderate chop. A chance of rain.

Saturday
South wind 10 to 15 knots becoming 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet occasionally up to 5 feet. Protected waters a light to moderate chop becoming smooth in the afternoon. A chance of rain.

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Tides for Panama City Beach (outside) starting with January 6, 2014.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

M 6 Low 7:44 AM 0.0 6:41 AM Rise 10:23 AM 25
6 High 4:05 PM 0.4 4:58 PM Set 11:01 PM

Tu 7 Low 6:29 AM 0.1 6:41 AM Rise 11:01 AM 36
7 High 3:17 PM 0.6 4:59 PM

W 8 Low 1:40 AM 0.0 6:41 AM Set 12:01 AM 46
8 High 3:24 PM 0.7 5:00 PM Rise 11:39 AM

Th 9 Low 1:54 AM -0.2 6:41 AM Set 12:59 AM 57
9 High 3:51 PM 0.9 5:01 PM Rise 12:18 PM

F 10 Low 2:33 AM -0.4 6:41 AM Set 1:55 AM 67
10 High 4:29 PM 1.1 5:01 PM Rise 12:59 PM

Sa 11 Low 3:16 AM -0.5 6:41 AM Set 2:49 AM 76
11 High 5:11 PM 1.2 5:02 PM Rise 1:43 PM

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Tides for East Pass (Destin) starting with January 6, 2014.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

M 6 High 1:06 AM 0.3 6:44 AM Rise 10:25 AM 25
6 Low 9:54 AM 0.0 5:00 PM Set 11:04 PM
6 High 5:49 PM 0.2

Tu 7 Low 8:39 AM 0.0 6:44 AM Rise 11:03 AM 36
7 High 5:01 PM 0.3 5:01 PM

W 8 Low 3:50 AM 0.0 6:44 AM Set 12:04 AM 46
8 High 5:08 PM 0.3 5:02 PM Rise 11:41 AM

Th 9 Low 4:04 AM -0.1 6:44 AM Set 1:01 AM 57
9 High 5:35 PM 0.4 5:03 PM Rise 12:21 PM

F 10 Low 4:43 AM -0.1 6:44 AM Set 1:58 AM 67
10 High 6:13 PM 0.5 5:04 PM Rise 1:02 PM

Sa 11 Low 5:26 AM -0.2 6:44 AM Set 2:52 AM 76
11 High 6:55 PM 0.5 5:04 PM Rise 1:45 PM


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