Friday, November16, 2018 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Apalachicola, FL

Version 3.4
What's New / NOTES
10/6/2018 Colors of tide XTide graphs changed to emphasize that they were upgraded. See next note. Comments welcome.
10/4/2018 I have fixed XTide and updated the harmonic files. There were some name changes so you might have to click EDIT to find the new station name.

Sunrise 6:08AMSunset 4:46PM Friday November 16, 2018 9:35 AM CST (15:35 UTC) Moonrise 2:05PMMoonset 12:40AM Illumination 61% Phase: Waxing Gibbous; Moon at 8 days in cycle
NOTE: Some of the data on this page has not been verified and should be used with that in mind. It may and occasionally will, be wrong. The tide reports are by xtide and are NOT FOR NAVIGATION.
Marine Forecasts
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GMZ755 Apalachee Bay Or Coastal Waters From Keaton Beach To Ochlockonee River Fl Out To 20 Nm- Coastal Waters From Mexico Beach To Okaloosa Walton County Line Fl Out 20 Nm- Coastal Waters From Mexico Beach To Apalachicola 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 Mexico Beach To Okaloosa Walton County Line Fl From 20 To 60 Nm- Waters From Apalachicola To Mexico Beach Fl From 20 To 60 Nm- Waters From Suwannee River To Apalachicola Fl From 20 To 60 Nm- 945 Am Est Fri Nov 16 2018
.small craft should exercise caution this morning...
Rest of today..North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop.
Tonight..Northeast winds 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop.
Saturday..Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters a light chop.
Saturday night..Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters a light chop.
Sunday..North winds 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 3 seconds. Protected waters a light chop.
Sunday night..North winds 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters a light chop.
Monday..North winds 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters a light chop.
Monday night..Northeast winds 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters a light chop.
Tuesday..North winds 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters a light chop.
GMZ700 Synopsis For The Suwannee River To Okaloosa-walton County Line Out To 60 Nm 945 Am Est Fri Nov 16 2018
Synopsis..Exercise caution conditions will continue across all waters this morning. Winds will slowly decrease this afternoon into the weekend. More favorable marine conditions will exist this weekend into the middle of next week.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Apalachicola, FL
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Area Discussion for -
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Fxus62 ktae 161447
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area forecast discussion
national weather service tallahassee fl
947 am est Fri nov 16 2018

Update
All sites are above freezing and the frost and freeze headlines
were allowed to expire. Fair weather expected the rest of the day
with highs reaching the upper 50s to lower 60s.

Prev discussion [600 am est]
Near term [through today]
After a chilly start this morning, high pressure across the region
will yield sunny skies today with light winds. Despite the sunny
conditions, the airmass will remain cool with high temperatures
mainly in the upper 50s to lower 60s. Average highs for this time
of year are typically in the lower 70s.

Short term [tonight through Sunday]
Mainly zonal flow aloft will be in place across the southeast conus
with no major systems to talk about. Dry weather is expected with
mostly clear skies. Favorable radiational cooling conditions tonight
are expected to result in low temperatures dipping into the mid to
upper 30s again across most of the area. Some patchy frost is
possible in the cooler, more sheltered locations. Temperatures will
gradually moderate through the weekend with near average
temperatures returning by Sunday.

Long term [Sunday night through Friday]
Dry weather continues into the long term with zonal flow aloft and
a dry airmass. The next upper level shortwave that has any real
chance to bring us rainfall may arrive towards the latter part of
the week, but some models keep it mainly south of the area.

Seasonal temperatures are expected through the week.

Aviation
[through 12z Saturday]VFR conditions are expected to prevail
through the period with clear skies and light winds.

Marine
Exercise caution conditions will continue across all waters this
morning. Winds will slowly decrease this afternoon into the
weekend. More favorable marine conditions will exist this weekend
into the middle of next week.

Fire weather
Red flag conditions are not expected for the next several days.

Hydrology
Little to no rainfall is expected for the next week. The chipola
and apalachicola rivers will remain in flood stage for the next
several days with several other rivers in action stage. Otherwise,
no additional flooding is expected.

For detailed information on specific river stages and forecasts,
please visit http: water.Weather.Gov ahps2 index.Php?wfo=tae.

Spotter information statement
Spotter activation is not requested. However, spotters are always
encouraged to safely report significant weather conditions when they
occur by calling the office or tweeting us @nwstallahassee.

Preliminary point temps pops
Tallahassee 60 37 68 42 71 0 0 0 0 0
panama city 60 43 68 48 70 0 0 0 0 0
dothan 58 37 65 42 67 0 0 0 0 0
albany 59 38 66 42 68 0 0 0 0 0
valdosta 58 37 67 42 70 0 0 0 0 0
cross city 61 37 70 44 74 0 0 0 0 0
apalachicola 61 43 68 48 70 0 0 0 0 0

Tae watches warnings advisories
Fl... None.

Ga... None.

Al... None.

Gm... None.

Update... Scholl
near term... Dvd
short term... Dvd
long term... Dvd
aviation... Dvd
marine... Dvd
fire weather... Dvd
hydrology... Dvd


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
APCF1 - 8728690 - Apalachicola, FL 1 mi35 min N 15 G 20 46°F 62°F1024.4 hPa (+0.9)
SGOF1 - Tyndall AFB Tower C (N4), FL 22 mi35 min N 21 G 24 47°F 1024 hPa (+1.1)33°F
SHPF1 - SHP - Shell Point, FL 44 mi101 min N 7 G 12 40°F 52°F1023.7 hPa
PACF1 - 8729108 - Panama City, FL 48 mi35 min NNW 8.9 G 14 45°F 64°F1025.6 hPa (+1.0)

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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Apalachicola, Apalachicola, FL3 mi1.7 hrsN 610.00 miFair43°F33°F68%1024.7 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Apalachicola, Apalachicola Bay, Florida
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Apalachicola
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Fri -- 12:40 AM EST     Moonset
Fri -- 04:55 AM EST     0.94 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 07:05 AM EST     Sunrise
Fri -- 09:01 AM EST     1.17 feet High Tide
Fri -- 02:04 PM EST     Moonrise
Fri -- 04:40 PM EST     0.36 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 05:43 PM EST     Sunset
Fri -- 11:30 PM EST     1.42 feet High Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Tide / Current Tables for St. George Island, 12th St. W (Bayside), St. George Sound, Florida
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Weather Map and Satellite Images
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