Beach & Gulf Forecast with Tides thru Mar 1

Forecast as of 3:08 PM EST on February 24, 2014
Synopsis For The Suwannee River To Destin Out To 60 Nm

Stronger offshore flow will develop on Wednesday in the wake of a cold front...with conditions reaching exercise caution in the morning and likely Small Craft Advisory levels in the afternoon.

Winds and seas will diminish below headline criteria by Thursday as high pressure returns.

Forecast as of 3:08 PM EST on February 24, 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
Northwest wind around 5 knots...becoming variable 5 knots or less. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters smooth.

Tuesday
Winds variable 5 knots or less...becoming southwest 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms west of Apalachicola in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters smooth. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

Wednesday
West wind 5 to 10 knots...becoming north around 20 knots from west to east in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet building to 5 to 6 feet occasionally up to 8 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters smooth...increasing to choppy. Numerous showers and thunderstorms.

Wednesday Night
North wind around 20 knots...becoming 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet occasionally up to 7 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters choppy becoming a light to moderate chop. A chance of showers in the evening.

Thursday
North wind around 15 knots...becoming northwest 5 to 10 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters moderate chop becoming smooth.

Thursday Night
Northeast wind around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters a light chop.

Friday
East wind around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters a light chop. A chance of showers in the afternoon.

Friday Night
Southeast wind around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters a light chop. A chance of showers.

Saturday
East wind around 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.

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Tides for Panama City Beach (outside) starting with February 24, 2014.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

M 24 Low 2:07 AM -0.5 6:15 AM Rise 2:00 AM 37
24 High 4:21 PM 1.3 5:39 PM Set 12:52 PM

Tu 25 Low 2:58 AM -0.6 6:14 AM Rise 2:56 AM 26
25 High 5:30 PM 1.3 5:39 PM Set 1:56 PM

W 26 Low 3:44 AM -0.5 6:13 AM Rise 3:49 AM 16
26 High 6:36 PM 1.3 5:40 PM Set 3:02 PM

Th 27 Low 4:23 AM -0.4 6:12 AM Rise 4:38 AM 8
27 High 7:42 PM 1.2 5:41 PM Set 4:10 PM

F 28 Low 4:53 AM -0.2 6:10 AM Rise 5:24 AM 3
28 High 8:49 PM 0.9 5:42 PM Set 5:17 PM

Sa 1 Low 5:07 AM 0.0 6:09 AM Rise 6:07 AM 0
1 High 11:35 AM 0.2 5:42 PM Set 6:23 PM
1 Low 1:16 PM 0.1
1 High 10:02 PM 0.7

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Tides for East Pass (Destin) starting with February 24, 2014.
Day High Tide Height Sunrise Moon Time % Moon
/Low Time Feet Sunset Visible

M 24 Low 4:17 AM -0.2 6:17 AM Rise 2:03 AM 37
24 High 6:05 PM 0.6 5:41 PM Set 12:54 PM

Tu 25 Low 5:08 AM -0.2 6:16 AM Rise 2:59 AM 26
25 High 7:14 PM 0.6 5:42 PM Set 1:58 PM

W 26 Low 5:54 AM -0.2 6:15 AM Rise 3:52 AM 16
26 High 8:20 PM 0.6 5:43 PM Set 3:05 PM

Th 27 Low 6:33 AM -0.1 6:14 AM Rise 4:41 AM 8
27 High 9:26 PM 0.5 5:43 PM Set 4:12 PM

F 28 Low 7:03 AM -0.1 6:13 AM Rise 5:27 AM 3
28 High 10:33 PM 0.4 5:44 PM Set 5:19 PM

Sa 1 Low 7:17 AM 0.0 6:12 AM Rise 6:09 AM 0
1 High 1:19 PM 0.1 5:45 PM Set 6:25 PM
1 Low 3:26 PM 0.0
1 High 11:46 PM 0.3


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