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Marine Weather and Tides
Sneads, FL

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5/23/2017 - Worked with NOAA again to speed up the 7 day forecast load times. Thanks to them for being responsive.
5/19/2016 - There were issues with the 3 day airport observation history. I switched to another data source. Let me know if you see any issues with the data feeds.

Sunrise 6:34AMSunset 8:44PM Friday June 23, 2017 2:51 PM EDT (18:51 UTC) Moonrise 5:15AMMoonset 7:24PM Illumination 0% Phase: New Moon; Moon at 29 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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GMZ730 Apalachee Bay Or Coastal Waters From Keaton Beach To Ochlockonee River Fl Out To 20 Nm- 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 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- 1019 Am Edt Fri Jun 23 2017
Rest of today..South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Protected waters a moderate chop. Slight chance of showers and Thunderstorms early in the morning.
Tonight..Southwest winds 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Protected waters a light chop.
Saturday..Southwest winds 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 5 seconds. Protected waters a light chop.
Saturday night..West winds 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters a light chop.
Sunday..West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Dominant period 4 seconds. Protected waters mostly smooth. Slight chance of showers and Thunderstorms through the day.
Sunday night..Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming north 5 to 10 knots in the late evening. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters a light chop. Chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
Monday..North winds 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters a light chop. Chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
Monday night..Northeast winds 10 knots. Seas 1 foot. Protected waters a light chop. Chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
Tuesday..Northeast winds 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Protected waters a light chop. Chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
GMZ700 Synopsis For The Suwannee River To Destin Out To 60 Nm 1019 Am Edt Fri Jun 23 2017
Synopsis.. Conditions will continue to improve over the next few days. By Saturday winds will decrease to 10 knots with seas 2-3 feet.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Sneads, FL
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Area Discussion for -
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area forecast discussion
national weather service tallahassee fl
132 pm edt Fri jun 23 2017

Aviation [through 18z Saturday]
Isold shra along the seabreeze is moving north through the fl
panhandle into SW ga towards vld. These shra will be tempo and
only last around a half hour. These shra may move close to aby
later this afternoon. Otherwise, thick CU blankets the entire
tri-state region underneath ridging aloft. Shra will dissipate
later today with decreasing clouds this evening. However, stratus
is expected to develop overnight with ifr MVFR expected at all
terminals. These conds will persist through mid morning.

Prev discussion [1025 am edt]
Near term [through today]
The remnants of cindy will be passing well to the west and north of
the area today. Upper level ridging will build in from the east for
today, providing partly cloudy skies by this afternoon with only
isolated to scattered convection expected across the area (20-30%
pops). High temperatures are expected to reach the lower 90s across
most of the area, and with muggy dewpoints in the low to mid 70s
still in place across the area, heat index values are expected to
peak near 100 degrees this afternoon.

Short term [tonight through Sunday]
The remnants of cindy will get caught up in the trough and a band
of moisture will stretch across the southeast. The greatest area
of moisture will be just to our north, so the highest pops will be
in the northern half of the cwa. Pops 40-60% will be limited to sw
ga and SE al on Saturday and coverage will be more widespread on
Sunday. Highs will be in the upper 80s and low 90s with lows in
the low 70s.

Long term [Sunday night through Friday]
There are still some differences in the models with the
approaching front. The GFS is the drier solution and has the
front arriving Monday while the ECMWF is a bit slower. The ecmwf
is a much wetter solution with moisture sticking around for
several days. Pops will be 20-40% each day. Highs will be in the
upper 80s with lows in the upper 60s.

Marine
Conditions will continue to improve over the next few days. By
Saturday winds will decrease to around 10 knots with seas around 2
feet.

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

Hydrology
Rainfall associated with TS cindy has come to an end with generally
4 to 6 inches of rain across portions of SE alabama and the florida
panhandle with lesser values further east into south central georgia
and the florida big bend.

Some of the faster responding rivers in the panhandle, like the
shoal river are cresting this afternoon just below flood stage.

Modest rises continue in the pea chochtawhatchee basin in SE alabama
and expect rises to just below flood stage further down the basin
into the florida panhandle into early next week as water from
southern alabama arrives.

In south georgia and the florida big bend, only small rises have
occurred and are continuing with nearly all locations remaining
below flood stage. Only exception is the sopchoppy river where
heavier rains fell in the coastal basin of this river. The river
crested about 2 feet below flood stage Thursday evening.

Preliminary point temps pops
Tallahassee 73 92 73 89 71 10 20 20 50 30
panama city 76 86 75 85 74 10 20 20 40 30
dothan 73 90 72 85 69 10 50 40 50 10
albany 73 91 73 87 70 10 50 40 50 20
valdosta 72 92 73 89 72 10 10 20 60 30
cross city 72 91 73 90 74 10 10 10 30 30
apalachicola 75 87 75 86 74 10 10 10 30 30

Tae watches warnings advisories
Fl... High rip current risk until 8 pm edt 7 pm cdt this evening for
coastal bay-coastal franklin-coastal gulf-south walton.

Ga... None.

Al... None.

Gm... None.

Near term... Scholl
short term... Dvd
long term... Weston
aviation... Scholl
marine... Dvd
fire weather... Weston
hydrology... Dvd


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
PACF1 - 8729108 - Panama City, FL 55 mi52 min SSW 9.9 G 14 83°F 83°F1017.1 hPa (+0.0)
SHPF1 - SHP - Shell Point, FL 56 mi118 min S 9.9 G 12 84°F 1016.5 hPa
APXF1 - Apalachicola Reserve, FL 64 mi67 min SW 8 84°F 79°F

Wind History for Panama City, FL
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Marianna Municipal Airport, FL17 mi59 minSW 1110.00 miA Few Clouds92°F73°F56%1015.4 hPa
Bainbridge, Decatur County Industrial Air Park Airport, GA24 mi77 minWSW 610.00 miPartly Cloudy97°F80°F60%1016.3 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Lynn Haven, North Bay, St. Andrew Bay, Florida
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Lynn Haven
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Fri -- 05:19 AM CDT     Moonrise
Fri -- 05:41 AM CDT     Sunrise
Fri -- 09:54 AM CDT     1.97 feet High Tide
Fri -- 07:25 PM CDT     Moonset
Fri -- 07:47 PM CDT     Sunset
Fri -- 08:25 PM CDT     -0.50 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 09:32 PM CDT     New Moon
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Tide / Current Tables for Laird Bayou, East Bay, St. Andrew Bay, Florida
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Laird Bayou
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Fri -- 05:19 AM CDT     Moonrise
Fri -- 05:41 AM CDT     Sunrise
Fri -- 11:05 AM CDT     2.13 feet High Tide
Fri -- 07:24 PM CDT     Moonset
Fri -- 07:46 PM CDT     Sunset
Fri -- 09:32 PM CDT     New Moon
Fri -- 10:32 PM CDT     -0.49 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Weather Map and Satellite Images
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Wind Forecast for (14,3,4,5)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Tallahassee, FL
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