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Marine Weather and Tides
Laguna Beach, FL

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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 5:43AMSunset 7:35PM Wednesday May 22, 2019 7:39 PM CDT (00:39 UTC) Moonrise 11:17PMMoonset 8:57AM Illumination 84% Phase: Waning Gibbous; Moon at 19 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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GMZ635 Western Choctawhatchee Bay-eastern Choctawhatchee Bay- 320 Pm Cdt Wed May 22 2019
Tonight..South winds 3 to 8 knots becoming southeast. Waves around 1 foot.
Thursday..East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south 8 to 13 knots. Waves around 1 foot.
Thursday night..South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light. Waves around 1 foot.
Friday..East winds 3 to 8 knots becoming south. Waves around 1 foot.
Friday night..Southwest winds 3 to 8 knots becoming light. Waves around 1 foot.
Saturday..Winds light becoming southwest 3 to 8 knots. Waves less than 1 foot.
Saturday night..West winds 3 to 8 knots. Waves around 1 foot.
Sunday..Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves around 1 foot.
Sunday night..West winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves around 1 foot.
Monday..West winds 8 to 13 knots. Waves around 1 foot.
Monday night..West winds 8 to 13 knots. Waves around 1 foot.
GMZ600 Synopsis For Pascagoula Ms To Okaloosa Walton County Line Fl Out 60 Nm Including Major Area Bays And Sounds- 320 Pm Cdt Wed May 22 2019
Synopsis..Light to moderate southerly winds persist through early next week as high pressure remains draped across the eastern gulf and western atlantic. The highest winds and seas are expected over the nearshore waters, bays, and sounds due to afternoon heating. A persistent swell from the south will keep offshore wave heights slightly elevated through Saturday.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Laguna Beach, FL
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Area Discussion for -
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national weather service tallahassee fl
808 pm edt Wed may 22 2019

Dangerous heat expected through the holiday weekend...

Aviation
[through 00z Friday]
vfr conditions will prevail through the period. The only
exception may be patchy fog near vld from 10z to 13z.

Prev discussion [310 pm edt]
Near term [through tonight]
Isolated to scattered showers (and possibly a rumble of thunder) are
possible this afternoon mostly east of tallahassee and albany where
better moisture combines with some limited seabreeze convergence.

Expecting shower activity to decay around sunset with loss off
daytime heating. Winds turn easterly overnight as remnants of the
atlantic seabreeze move through the region.

Besides some patchy fog in our east zones (near i-75), conditions
will remain quiet overnight with low temperatures in the upper-
60s near-70.

Short term [Thursday through Friday night]
Heat will build through the period with a degree or two of warming
each afternoon. The warming will be associated with steadily
rising heights as the upper ridge builds. Any diurnal convection
will be isolated at best.

Long term [Saturday through Wednesday]
Heat will continue to be the big story into next week as
anomalously strong upper ridge remains overhead. High temps away
from the coast will be at or above than 100 degrees Saturday
through Monday. Afternoon heat index values will peak between 102
and 106 degrees. This is below our heat advisory criteria, but
given how early in the season the heat is occurring, and that it's
a holiday weekend with many outdoor activities, a heat advisory
will likely be needed. This is especially true in areas affected
by michael where the size of the heat-vulnerable population is
larger than normal. There may be a slight cooldown late in the
period as the upper ridge flattens a bit but temperatures will
remain well above normal. Little to nothing in the way of rainfall
is expected.

Marine
Weak onshore flow will persist through the forecast period with
generally light winds and seas. No rain is forecast through the
period.

Fire weather
Rising temperatures and next to no chances of rain over the course
of at least the next week will be something to monitor closely with
regards to fuels curing and rising fire potential.

Hydrology
Little to no rainfall is expected over the next seven days.

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 69 96 68 97 70 0 10 0 0 0
panama city 74 88 72 90 73 0 10 0 0 0
dothan 70 94 69 96 70 0 10 0 0 0
albany 71 94 71 97 73 0 10 0 0 0
valdosta 68 94 67 97 70 0 10 0 0 0
cross city 66 94 65 96 69 0 10 0 0 0
apalachicola 74 85 71 89 72 0 10 0 0 0

Tae watches warnings advisories
Fl... None.

Ga... None.

Al... None.

Gm... None.

Near term... Dobbs
short term... Johnstone
long term... Johnstone
aviation... Barry
marine... Johnstone
fire weather... Barry
hydrology... Johnstone


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
PCBF1 10 mi40 min W 5.1 G 6 81°F 83°F1018.7 hPa (+0.0)
PACF1 - 8729108 - Panama City, FL 22 mi40 min SSW 6 G 7 85°F
PCLF1 - 8729840 - Pensacola, FL 62 mi40 min S 5.1 G 7 82°F 83°F1018.4 hPa (+0.0)
APCF1 - 8728690 - Apalachicola, FL 69 mi40 min SW 4.1 G 5.1 84°F 82°F1018.3 hPa (+0.0)

Wind History for Panama City, FL
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Panama City - Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport, FL14 mi47 minSSW 610.00 miFair84°F70°F63%1018.8 hPa
Destin, Destin-Ft. Walton Beach Airport, FL24 mi47 minSW 310.00 miFair83°F69°F63%1017.8 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for West Bay Creek, West Bay, St. Andrew Bay, Florida
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West Bay Creek
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Wed -- 01:28 AM CDT     -0.33 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 05:45 AM CDT     Sunrise
Wed -- 08:56 AM CDT     Moonset
Wed -- 01:52 PM CDT     1.85 feet High Tide
Wed -- 07:34 PM CDT     Sunset
Wed -- 11:16 PM CDT     Moonrise
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Tide / Current Tables for Panama City Beach, Florida
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Panama City Beach
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Wed -- 05:46 AM CDT     Sunrise
Wed -- 08:56 AM CDT     Moonset
Wed -- 10:18 AM CDT     1.66 feet High Tide
Wed -- 07:34 PM CDT     Sunset
Wed -- 09:46 PM CDT     -0.13 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 11:16 PM CDT     Moonrise
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Weather Map and Satellite Images
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