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Beach & Gulf Forecast with Tides thru Jan 24

Forecast as of 6:34 PM EST on January 19, 2014
Synopsis For The Suwannee River To Destin Out To 60 Nm

Winds and seas will continue to subside tonight behind the cold frontal passage...as high pressure builds in over the eastern Gulf of Mexico.

The lull will be short lived as westerly winds increase ahead of the next front...which should sweep across the waters on Tuesday.

Look for winds to increase to Small Craft Advisory levels behind this front Tuesday and Tuesday night.

Winds will drop below headline criteria on Wednesday as another area of high pressure moves in.

The next cold frontal passage will occur Thursday night and briefly increase winds to near advisory levels once again.

Forecast as of 6:34 PM EST on January 19, 2014

Coastal Waters From Apalachicola To Destin Fl Out 20 Nm-
Waters From Apalachicola To Destin Fl From 20 To 60 Nm-

Tonight
Northwest wind around 15 knots becoming 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet occasionally up to 6 feet. Dominant period 6 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop becoming smooth.

Monday
West wind around 5 knots increasing to around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Protected waters smooth becoming a light chop.

Monday Night
West wind 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots late. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Protected waters a light to moderate chop increasing to choppy. A slight chance of showers after midnight.

Tuesday
Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 feet occasionally up to 6 feet building to 5 to 7 feet occasionally up to 9 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Protected waters choppy increasing to rough. A slight chance of showers in the morning.

Tuesday Night
North wind 20 to 25 knots becoming 15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 6 to 9 feet occasionally up to 11 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Protected waters rough becoming choppy.

Wednesday
North wind around 15 knots becoming northeast 5 to 10 knots early in the afternoon...then becoming onshore near the coast late in the day. Seas 5 to 6 feet occasionally up to 8 feet subsiding to 3 to 4 feet occasionally up to 5 feet. Protected waters a moderate chop becoming smooth.

Wednesday Night
Southeast wind around 5 knots becoming east late. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters smooth.

Thursday
Northeast wind 5 to 10 knots becoming north around 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters smooth increasing to a light chop.

Thursday Night
North wind around 15 knots becoming northeast around 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet building to 5 to 6 feet occasionally up to 8 feet after midnight. Protected waters a moderate chop becoming choppy.

Friday
Northeast wind 15 to 20 knots becoming 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 feet occasionally up to 8 feet subsiding to 2 to 4 feet occasionally up to 5 feet. Protected waters choppy becoming smooth.

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Tides for Panama City Beach (outside) starting with January 19, 2014.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

Su 19 Low 6:37 AM -0.3 6:40 AM Set 8:26 AM 93
19 High 9:53 PM 0.6 5:09 PM Rise 8:28 PM

M 20 Low 6:34 AM -0.2 6:39 AM Set 8:59 AM 88
20 High 10:22 PM 0.4 5:10 PM Rise 9:22 PM

Tu 21 Low 6:19 AM 0.0 6:39 AM Set 9:33 AM 81
21 High 2:39 PM 0.4 5:11 PM Rise 10:16 PM

W 22 Low 5:39 AM 0.0 6:39 AM Set 10:08 AM 73
22 High 2:19 PM 0.5 5:12 PM Rise 11:12 PM

Th 23 Low 3:05 AM 0.0 6:38 AM Set 10:46 AM 64
23 High 2:31 PM 0.7 5:13 PM

F 24 Low 12:54 AM -0.2 6:38 AM Rise 12:11 AM 54
24 High 3:03 PM 0.8 5:13 PM Set 11:27 AM

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Tides for East Pass (Destin) starting with January 19, 2014.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

Su 19 Low 8:47 AM -0.1 6:43 AM Set 8:29 AM 93
19 High 11:37 PM 0.3 5:11 PM Rise 8:31 PM

M 20 Low 8:44 AM -0.1 6:42 AM Set 9:02 AM 88
20 5:12 PM Rise 9:24 PM

Tu 21 High 12:06 AM 0.2 6:42 AM Set 9:36 AM 81
21 Low 8:29 AM 0.0 5:13 PM Rise 10:19 PM
21 High 4:23 PM 0.2

W 22 Low 7:49 AM 0.0 6:42 AM Set 10:11 AM 73
22 High 4:03 PM 0.2 5:14 PM Rise 11:15 PM

Th 23 Low 5:15 AM 0.0 6:41 AM Set 10:48 AM 64
23 High 4:15 PM 0.3 5:15 PM

F 24 Low 3:04 AM -0.1 6:41 AM Rise 12:14 AM 54
24 High 4:47 PM 0.4 5:16 PM Set 11:30 AM


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