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Helens Barges Reef Latitude: 26.63222 Longitude: -82.28602



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Lee County, Florida



26.63222° -82.28602°
26° 37' 56" N 82° 17' 9" W
26° 37.93 N 82° 17.15 W

Depth: 30' Relief: 6'
Date Reef Deployed: 6/21/01
Reef Materials: Barge Steel (60') Barge Steel 42'
Reef Description: Two Steel Barges
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Observations from ships and stations within 100 nautical miles of Helens Barges Reef Latitude: 26.63222 Longitude: -82.28602
Observations : National Data Buoy Center
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Marine Forecast for Helens Barges Reef as requested 22:17:24, Mar 17
NWS Forecast for: 7NM S Boca Grande FL
Gulf of Mexico

Issued by: National Weather Service Tampa Bay, FL
Last Update: 6:57 pm CDT Mar 17, 2018

Tonight: Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly clear. Seas 1 ft or less.

Sunday: Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming W around 6 kt in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.

Sunday Night: Variable winds 5 kt or less. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.

Monday: S wind 5 to 10 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.

Monday Night: SSW wind 9 to 11 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 1 ft.

Tuesday: SSW wind 11 to 18 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Tuesday Night: WSW wind around 16 kt becoming NW after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 23 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 4 ft.

Wednesday: NW wind around 17 kt, with gusts as high as 24 kt. Sunny. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

Wednesday Night: NNW wind 12 to 17 kt, with gusts as high as 24 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Marine Point Forecast: 26.64°N 82.29°W
Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

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Popular artificial reefs near Helens Barges Reef

Redfish Pass Reef 2
Depth: 24 ft. (7.32 m)
Distance: 5.76 miles (5.00 nautical)
Location: 26.558317° -82.2428°
Heading: S (175°)
Lee County

Redfish Pass Reef 1
Depth: 26 ft. (7.92 m)
Distance: 5.80 miles (5.03 nautical)
Location: 26.560883° -82.23665°
Heading: S (174°)
Lee County

Power Pole Reef
Depth: 45 ft. (13.72 m)
Distance: 6.48 miles (5.63 nautical)
Location: 26.682617° -82.3745°
Heading: N (358°)
Lee County

Wildmans Reef
Depth: 36 ft. (10.97 m)
Distance: 7.78 miles (6.76 nautical)
Location: 26.519617° -82.2841°
Heading: S (180°)
Lee County

Paces Place Barge Reef
Depth: 34 ft. (10.36 m)
Distance: 7.79 miles (6.77 nautical)
Location: 26.519483° -82.282533°
Heading: S (180°)
Lee County

Shirley D Shrimp Boat
Depth: 60 ft. (18.29 m)
Distance: 9.77 miles (8.49 nautical)
Location: 26.548983° -82.413933°
Heading: SSW (193°)
Lee County

Vixen Wreck
Depth: 60 ft. (18.29 m)
Distance: 9.81 miles (8.52 nautical)
Location: 26.5473° -82.413217°
Heading: SSW (193°)
Lee County

Shermans Reef Barge
Depth: 60 ft. (18.29 m)
Distance: 9.89 miles (8.59 nautical)
Location: 26.54795° -82.415517°
Heading: SSW (194°)
Lee County

Danger Reef
Depth: 12 ft. (3.66 m)
Distance: 10.73 miles (9.31 nautical)
Location: 26.759233° -82.186117°
Heading: N (3°)
Charlotte County

Tremblay Reef Barge
Depth: 42 ft. (12.80 m)
Distance: 13.33 miles (11.57 nautical)
Location: 26.806917° -82.377517°
Heading: N (357°)
Charlotte County


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(Longitude W82° 17', Latitude N26° 37')
Saturday, March 17, 2018 Universal Time - 4h
Begin civil twilight07:13
Sun Overhead13:37
End civil twilight20:02
Moon Overhead13:52
Phase of the Moon on March 17, 2018: New Moon at 09:12

Sun & Moon Data : U.S. Naval Observatory

Tide Predictions near Helens Barges Reef

Port Boca Grande Charlotte Harbor Florida
Distance: 6.25 miles (5.42 nautical)
Location: 26.7167° -82.25° N (0°)

Redfish Pass Captiva Island (north end) Florida
Distance: 7.78 miles (6.76 nautical)
Location: 26.55° -82.2° S (171°)

Pineland Pine Island Florida
Distance: 8.73 miles (7.58 nautical)
Location: 26.6667° -82.15° N (8°)

Captiva Island Pine Island Sound Florida
Distance: 10.20 miles (8.86 nautical)
Location: 26.5167° -82.1833° S (171°)

Captiva Island (outside) Florida
Distance: 12.09 miles (10.50 nautical)
Location: 26.4833° -82.1833° S (171°)

Matlacha Pass (bascule bridge) Florida
Distance: 13.55 miles (11.76 nautical)
Location: 26.6333° -82.0667° E (80°)

Tropical Homesites Landing Pine Island Florida
Distance: 13.75 miles (11.94 nautical)
Location: 26.55° -82.0833° SSE (159°)

Placida Gasparilla Sound Florida
Distance: 13.94 miles (12.11 nautical)
Location: 26.8333° -82.2667° N (1°)

Galt Island Pine Island Sound Florida
Distance: 13.99 miles (12.15 nautical)
Location: 26.5167° -82.1° SSE (163°)

St James City Pine Island Florida
Distance: 15.50 miles (13.46 nautical)
Location: 26.5° -82.0833° SSE (162°)

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