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Avocet Reef Latitude: 29.97282 Longitude: -87.21005



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Escambia County, Florida



29.97282° -87.21005°
29° 58' 23" N 87° 12' 36" W
29° 58.38 N 87° 12.6 W

Depth: 115' Relief: 55'
Date Reef Deployed: 5/15/91
Reef Materials: Ship Steel Dredge 247'
Reef Description: 247' Dredge Boat Avocet.(40 Ft Wide)
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Observations from ships and stations within 100 nautical miles of Avocet Reef Latitude: 29.97282 Longitude: -87.21005
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Marine Forecast for Avocet Reef as requested 11:38:50, Oct 21
NWS Forecast for: 28NM S Pensacola FL
Gulf of Mexico

Issued by: National Weather Service Mobile, AL
Last Update: 4:02 am CDT Oct 21, 2017

Today: ESE wind around 20 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. A slight chance of showers. Seas around 6 ft.

Tonight: ESE wind around 20 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 6 ft.

Sunday: E wind 15 to 20 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

Sunday Night: SE wind 15 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

Monday: S wind 15 to 20 kt becoming WSW in the afternoon. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

Monday Night: WNW wind around 15 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Tuesday: NW wind 15 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Sunny. Seas around 4 ft.

Tuesday Night: NNW wind around 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Mostly clear. Seas around 4 ft.

Wednesday: NNW wind 15 to 20 kt. Sunny. Seas around 3 ft.

Marine Point Forecast: 29.96°N 87.22°W
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Popular artificial reefs near Avocet Reef

Miss Jenny Tugboat
Depth: 115 ft. (35.05 m)
Distance: 0.27 miles (0.24 nautical)
Location: 29.9689° -87.2106°
Heading: S (181°)
Escambia County

Knicklebine Barge
Depth: 122 ft. (37.19 m)
Distance: 4.29 miles (3.73 nautical)
Location: 30.032833° -87.191583°
Heading: N (3°)
Escambia County

Antares Ship
Depth: 130 ft. (39.62 m)
Distance: 5.33 miles (4.63 nautical)
Location: 30.007883° -87.130667°
Heading: NNE (20°)
Escambia County

Tenneco Platform
Depth: 175 ft. (53.34 m)
Distance: 7.64 miles (6.63 nautical)
Location: 29.99555° -87.085183°
Heading: NE (41°)
Escambia County

Navy Dive Tender Ydt15
Depth: 90 ft. (27.43 m)
Distance: 8.51 miles (7.39 nautical)
Location: 30.087783° -87.159167°
Heading: N (6°)
Escambia County

Navy Dive Tender Ydt14
Depth: 90 ft. (27.43 m)
Distance: 8.54 miles (7.42 nautical)
Location: 30.088833° -87.160667°
Heading: N (6°)
Escambia County

Don Phillips Barge And Parks
Depth: 100 ft. (30.48 m)
Distance: 8.73 miles (7.58 nautical)
Location: 30.095833° -87.176667°
Heading: N (4°)
Escambia County

East Lap Chemical Courier
Depth: 95 ft. (28.96 m)
Distance: 8.88 miles (7.71 nautical)
Location: 30.099167° -87.1825°
Heading: N (3°)
Santa Rosa County

East Lap Army Tanks 10
Depth: 105 ft. (32.00 m)
Distance: 9.39 miles (8.15 nautical)
Location: 30.10845° -87.19995°
Heading: N (1°)
Escambia County

East Lap Army Tanks 11
Depth: 105 ft. (32.00 m)
Distance: 9.39 miles (8.16 nautical)
Location: 30.108467° -87.199617°
Heading: N (1°)
Escambia County


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(Longitude W87° 12', Latitude N29° 58')
Saturday, October 21, 2017 Universal Time - 4h
Begin civil twilight07:31
Sun Overhead13:33
End civil twilight19:36
Moon Overhead15:09
Closest Primary Moon Phase: New Moon on October 19, 2017 at 15:12
Phase of the Moon on October 21, 2017: Waxing Crescent with 4% of the Moon's visible disk illuminated.

Sun & Moon Data : U.S. Naval Observatory

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