Beach & Gulf Forecast with Tides thru Mar 29

Forecast as of 3:27 PM EDT on March 24, 2014
Synopsis For The Suwannee River To Destin Out To 60 Nm

Winds will briefly fall back to below headline levels on Wednesday ...before increasing once again ahead of another frontal system late in the week.

Forecast as of 3:27 PM EDT on March 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
East wind around 10 knots becoming north late tonight. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters smooth. Rain likely.

Tuesday
Northwest wind 15 to 20 knots increasing to around 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet...building to 4 to 5 feet occasionally up to 6 feet further offshore. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters a becoming choppy.

Tuesday Night
Northwest wind around 20 knots becoming north late. Seas 4 to 6 feet occasionally up to 8 feet further offshore. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters choppy.

Wednesday
Northeast wind 15 to 20 knots becoming east 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet occasionally up to 8 feet...except 2 to 3 feet in Apalachee Bay. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop.

Wednesday Night
East wind 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast around 20 knots late. Seas 2 to 4 feet occasionally up to 5 feet...especially east of Apalachicola. Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters becoming choppy.

Thursday
Southeast wind around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet building to 6 to 7 feet occasionally up to 9 feet late in the afternoon...especially west of Apalachicola. Protected waters choppy. A chance of rain.

Thursday Night
Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet occasionally up to 10 feet...except 2 to 4 feet in Apalachee Bay. Protected waters choppy. Rain likely with isolated thunderstorms.

Friday
Southeast wind 15 to 20 knots becoming south around 10 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet occasionally up to 8 feet...except 2 to 3 feet in Apalachee Bay. Protected waters a moderate chop. Rain and isolated thunderstorms.

Friday Night
South wind 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet occasionally up to 5 feet...except 1 to 2 feet in Apalachee Bay. Protected waters a light chop. A chance of rain with isolated thunderstorms.

Saturday
South wind 5 to 10 knots becoming north through the day. Seas 2 to 4 feet occasionally up to 5 feet...except 1 to 2 feet in Apalachee Bay. Protected waters smooth to a light chop. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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

M 24 Low 1:29 AM -0.3 6:42 AM Rise 1:49 AM 52
24 High 3:34 PM 1.4 6:57 PM Set 12:45 PM

Tu 25 Low 2:23 AM -0.3 6:41 AM Rise 2:41 AM 41
25 High 4:56 PM 1.3 6:58 PM Set 1:48 PM

W 26 Low 3:07 AM -0.2 6:40 AM Rise 3:30 AM 30
26 High 6:20 PM 1.2 6:59 PM Set 2:53 PM

Th 27 Low 3:41 AM 0.0 6:39 AM Rise 4:16 AM 19
27 High 7:46 PM 1.1 6:59 PM Set 3:58 PM

F 28 Low 4:00 AM 0.2 6:37 AM Rise 4:59 AM 11
28 High 11:00 AM 0.4 7:00 PM Set 5:03 PM
28 Low 1:11 PM 0.3
28 High 9:17 PM 0.8

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

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

M 24 Low 3:39 AM -0.1 6:45 AM Rise 1:52 AM 52
24 High 5:18 PM 0.6 7:00 PM Set 12:47 PM

Tu 25 Low 4:33 AM -0.1 6:44 AM Rise 2:44 AM 41
25 High 6:40 PM 0.6 7:00 PM Set 1:51 PM

W 26 Low 5:17 AM -0.1 6:42 AM Rise 3:33 AM 30
26 High 8:04 PM 0.5 7:01 PM Set 2:56 PM

Th 27 Low 5:51 AM 0.0 6:41 AM Rise 4:18 AM 19
27 High 9:30 PM 0.5 7:02 PM Set 4:01 PM

F 28 Low 6:10 AM 0.1 6:40 AM Rise 5:01 AM 11
28 High 12:44 PM 0.2 7:02 PM Set 5:06 PM
28 Low 3:21 PM 0.1
28 High 11:01 PM 0.4

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


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