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Sunrise 6:11AMSunset 7:19PM Wednesday August 21, 2019 10:26 AM CDT (15:26 UTC) Moonrise 11:02PMMoonset 11:27AM Illumination 65% Phase: Waning Gibbous; Moon at 21 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- 423 Am Cdt Wed Aug 21 2019
Today..East winds 3 to 8 knots becoming south 5 to 10 knots. Waves around 1 foot. Chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
Tonight..South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light. Waves around 1 foot. Chance of showers and Thunderstorms in the evening, then slight chance of showers and Thunderstorms after midnight.
Thursday..East winds 3 to 8 knots becoming south 8 to 13 knots. Waves around 1 foot. Chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
Thursday night..South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming light. Waves around 1 foot. Chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
Friday..Southeast winds 3 to 8 knots becoming south 8 to 13 knots. Waves around 1 foot. Chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
Friday night..Southwest winds 3 to 8 knots becoming light. Waves around 1 foot. Chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
Saturday..West winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves around 1 foot. Chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
Saturday night..West winds 5 to 10 knots. Waves around 1 foot. Chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
Sunday..West winds 3 to 8 knots. Waves around 1 foot. Chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
Sunday night..Southwest winds 3 to 8 knots. Waves around 1 foot. Chance of showers and Thunderstorms.
GMZ600 Synopsis For Pascagoula Ms To Okaloosa Walton County Line Fl Out 60 Nm Including Major Area Bays And Sounds- 423 Am Cdt Wed Aug 21 2019
Synopsis..A light southerly wind flow will continue over the marine area as a surface ridge of high pressure continues to stretch from the western atlantic to the central gulf. Winds and seas will be locally higher with some of the stronger Thunderstorms through forecast period with the best coverage occurring during the late night and morning hours. Conditions will also remain favorable for isolated waterspouts, especially during the morning and early afternoon hours.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Laguna Beach, FL
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area forecast discussion
national weather service tallahassee fl
1028 am edt Wed aug 21 2019

Update
Nudged pops up a bit from the overnight forecast, otherwise the
general forecast remains on track. Southeasterly flow will result
in an active gulf seabreeze and a late day arrival of the atlantic
seabreeze as well.

Prev discussion [611 am edt]
Near term [through today]
Mid level ridge axis will stretch from the central and eastern gulf
of mexico eastward into the western atlantic. Surface flow will be
weak but overall direction will be southeasterly. This will promote
convection developing on the seabreeze late morning and especially
in the afternoon moving north and northwest. Pop chances will be
around average with widespread 40% and the highest chances from
madison and tallahassee northwestward into southeast alabama at
50%. High temperatures today will be in the lower 90s and heat
indices in the lower 100s.

Short term [tonight through Friday]
The diurnal seabreeze circulation will continue to bring scattered
to numerous showers and thunderstorms to the area through the end
of the work week. Low level flow will remain southeasterly on
Thursday, then become more southerly on Friday as the ridge builds
westward. The highest pw values should remain to our west both
days, so we expect the highest coverage of storms to be in our fl
panhandle and southeast al zones both days. Highs will be in the
upper 80s to low 90s and lows will be in the low 70s.

Long term [Friday night through Wednesday]
A pretty typical summertime pattern with seabreeze driven
convection will continue into next week. The area should see the
highest coverage in storms Sunday through Tuesday when rich
moisture returns to the area. Highs will continue to be mostly in
the upper 80s to low 90s and lows mostly in the low 70s.

Aviation
[through 12z Thursday]
fog hasn't developed as earlier thought so have removed from the
tafs. Also, newest guidance shows convection to favor the southern
taf sites of tlh and ecp with more uncertainty of impacting the
other sites. Will metwatch through the day but as of now
confidence is too low to place in tafs with the exception of tlh
and ecp. Winds will be light and mainly from the southeast today
becoming light and variable this evening.

Marine
Light winds and low seas will continue outside of thunderstorms
for the next week. Chances for storms will peak in the late night
and early morning hours.

Fire weather
Aside from low dispersions today, hazardous fire weather conditions
are not expected over the next several days.

Hydrology
A more typical summertime pattern of scattered seabreeze
thunderstorms is expected to continue for the next week, with no
threat for widespread flooding. However, both the econfina and
steinhatchee rivers remain in flood stage from the recent heavy
rainfall- the steinhatchee has crested and the econfina is
currently cresting. Both will see water levels gradually lower
over the next few 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 90 73 91 74 93 50 10 40 10 30
panama city 88 76 87 76 88 50 20 40 10 30
dothan 92 72 91 72 90 50 10 50 10 40
albany 92 73 93 74 92 50 20 30 10 30
valdosta 91 73 92 74 92 60 30 30 10 30
cross city 90 73 92 74 92 50 30 20 10 20
apalachicola 86 77 87 76 87 50 10 30 10 30

Tae watches warnings advisories
Fl... None.

Ga... None.

Al... None.

Gm... None.

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


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
PCBF1 10 mi63 min SE 8.9 G 11 83°F 86°F1019.2 hPa
PACF1 - 8729108 - Panama City, FL 22 mi57 min E 4.1 G 6 86°F
PCLF1 - 8729840 - Pensacola, FL 62 mi57 min E 1.9 G 4.1 87°F 86°F1018.9 hPa
APCF1 - 8728690 - Apalachicola, FL 69 mi63 min ESE 4.1 G 5.1 83°F 84°F1019.3 hPa

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 mi34 minE 510.00 miFair84°F75°F74%1020 hPa
Destin, Destin-Ft. Walton Beach Airport, FL24 mi34 minESE 910.00 miPartly Cloudy86°F75°F70%1018.8 hPa

Link to 5 minute data for KECP

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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 -- 04:48 AM CDT     1.27 feet High Tide
Wed -- 06:13 AM CDT     Sunrise
Wed -- 11:26 AM CDT     Moonset
Wed -- 02:54 PM CDT     0.89 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 07:18 PM CDT     Sunset
Wed -- 11:00 PM CDT     Moonrise
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Tide / Current Tables for Panama City Beach, Florida
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Panama City Beach
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Wed -- 01:29 AM CDT     1.19 feet High Tide
Wed -- 06:14 AM CDT     Sunrise
Wed -- 07:13 AM CDT     0.91 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 09:11 AM CDT     0.93 feet High Tide
Wed -- 11:26 AM CDT     Moonset
Wed -- 11:46 AM CDT     0.91 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 11:57 AM CDT     0.91 feet High Tide
Wed -- 06:08 PM CDT     0.83 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 07:18 PM CDT     Sunset
Wed -- 11:01 PM CDT     Moonrise
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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