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Marine Weather and Tides
Eastpoint, FL

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What's New / NOTES
5/20/2018 -- NOAA is having problems with the data feed that I use to draw the graphs. They are aware of the issue and working to resolve it. Sometimes changing the location by about a mile will give a correct graph. 3/3/2018 - There is a new GOES Satellite for the east coast that required rewriting that part of the code. Please report any issues.

Sunrise 5:41AMSunset 7:49PM Saturday June 23, 2018 4:18 PM CDT (21:18 UTC) Moonrise 3:49PMMoonset 2:37AM Illumination 80% Phase: Waxing Gibbous; Moon at 10 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- 246 Pm Edt Sat Jun 23 2018
Tonight..Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters a light to moderate chop.
Sunday through Sunday night..West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters smooth. Slight chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
Monday..North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters mostly smooth. Slight chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
Monday night..Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots in the evening becoming light and variable winds. Seas 1 foot. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters smooth. Slight chance of showers and Thunderstorms through the night.
Tuesday..Light and variable winds becoming southwest 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 1 foot. Protected waters smooth. Chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
Tuesday night through Wednesday..West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot. Protected waters smooth. Chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
Wednesday night..West winds 10 knots. Seas 1 foot. Protected waters a light chop. Chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
Thursday..West winds 10 knots. Seas 1 foot. Protected waters a light chop. Chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
GMZ700 Synopsis For The Suwannee River To Okaloosa-walton County Line Out To 60 Nm 246 Pm Edt Sat Jun 23 2018
Synopsis..Light to moderate southwesterly winds will continue through Sunday. Winds will be light and variable on Monday and Tuesday. Seas will be low...mostly 1 to 2 feet.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Eastpoint, FL
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Area Discussion for -
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area forecast discussion
national weather service tallahassee fl
255 pm edt Sat jun 23 2018

Near term [through tonight]
Slightly drier air is in place today with pw values around 1.6-1.7"
and this has helped to limit some of the convection across the cwa
this afternoon. With a weak shortwave north of the CWA though and
storms expected to develop over arkansas tn valley area and move
east southeast some of these storms could move across the
northeastern portions of the CWA early tonight as they are
weakening. There isn't great agreement in the hi-res models on this,
but enough evidence to include the mention of low-end pops into the
tonight period across the north. The remainder of any isolated
showers and thunderstorms that develop as typical summertime
convection will quickly diminish with the loss of daytime heating.

Expect lows in the mid to upper 70s tonight. Forecast low for
tonight at tlh is one degree below the record high minimum
temperature for Sunday morning (76 degrees set in 1930).

Short term [Sunday through Monday night]
In the upper levels nearly zonal flow will be present tomorrow. By
tomorrow night a ridge will build into the southeast. At the surface
a weak pressure gradient will be over the southeast. On Monday a
weak low or remnants of a surface boundary may help increase shower
and thunderstorm coverage. On Sunday pops will be 20 to 40 percent
in the florida counties and south central georgia. Pops will be
lower elsewhere. On Monday pops will be 30 to 40 percent in the
afternoon evening. Highs will be in the 90s. Lows will be in the mid
to upper 70s.

Long term [Tuesday through Saturday]
In the upper levels a ridge will be over the southeast. At the
surface a weak pressure gradient will be in place and possibly a
weak low towards the end of the week. Pops will be higher with
daytime pops of 40 to 60 percent. Nighttime pops will be 30 to 50
percent. Lows will be in the mid 70s.

Aviation [through 18z Sunday]
Isolated tsra is possible around the TAF sites this afternoon but
besides the mention of vcsh at ecp based on radar trends, overall
chances are too low to mention in the tafs. There is some hint at
MVFR CIGS Sunday morning across dhn, aby and vld, but will hold off
on adding for now given lower probability.

Marine
Light to moderate southwesterly winds will continue through Sunday.

Winds will be light and variable on Monday and Tuesday. Seas will be
low, mostly 1 to 2 feet.

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

Hydrology
A wet pattern will return next week. Local rivers are steady or
falling at this time. QPF over the next seven days is 1 to 2 inches.

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 75 95 76 96 76 10 30 10 30 30
panama city 79 90 78 92 78 10 20 0 30 20
dothan 75 93 75 94 76 10 10 10 30 20
albany 76 96 76 96 77 20 10 10 30 30
valdosta 74 95 75 95 76 20 20 20 40 40
cross city 76 92 75 93 76 10 40 20 30 30
apalachicola 78 90 78 91 78 10 20 10 20 20

Tae watches warnings advisories
Fl... High rip current risk through late tonight for coastal bay-
coastal gulf-south walton.

Ga... None.

Al... None.

Gm... None.

Near term... Fieux
short term... Mcd
long term... Mcd
aviation... Fieux
marine... Mcd
fire weather... Dvd
hydrology... Mcd


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
APCF1 - 8728690 - Apalachicola, FL 5 mi48 min WSW 5.1 G 12 89°F 85°F1014.9 hPa
APXF1 - Apalachicola Reserve, FL 5 mi93 min WSW 9.9 92°F 75°F
SGOF1 - Tyndall AFB Tower C (N4), FL 22 mi78 min W 11 G 12 83°F 1015.9 hPa (-1.2)76°F
SHPF1 - SHP - Shell Point, FL 39 mi84 min SSW 15 G 18 88°F 1013.5 hPa

Wind History for Apalachicola, FL
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Apalachicola, Apalachicola, FL7 mi25 minWSW 1210.00 miPartly Cloudy89°F78°F70%1014.4 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Cat Point, Apalachicola Bay, Florida
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Cat Point
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Sat -- 01:44 AM EDT     1.20 feet High Tide
Sat -- 03:37 AM EDT     Moonset
Sat -- 05:26 AM EDT     0.56 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 06:40 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sat -- 11:47 AM EDT     1.70 feet High Tide
Sat -- 04:48 PM EDT     Moonrise
Sat -- 07:24 PM EDT     0.04 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 08:43 PM EDT     Sunset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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1.11.21.210.80.60.60.70.91.21.51.71.71.61.41.10.80.50.20.10.10.20.40.7

Tide / Current Tables for St. George Island, Rattlesnake Cove, St. George Sound, Florida
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St. George Island
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Sat -- 01:25 AM EDT     1.49 feet High Tide
Sat -- 03:36 AM EDT     Moonset
Sat -- 05:08 AM EDT     1.12 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 06:39 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sat -- 11:27 AM EDT     2.11 feet High Tide
Sat -- 04:48 PM EDT     Moonrise
Sat -- 07:06 PM EDT     0.09 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 08:42 PM EDT     Sunset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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1.41.51.51.41.21.11.21.31.51.822.12.11.91.61.30.90.50.20.10.20.40.71

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