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Mbara Barge Reef Latitude: 29.88575 Longitude: -85.54653



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29.88575° -85.54653°
29° 53' 9" N 85° 32' 48" W
29° 53.15 N 85° 32.8 W

Depth: 71' Relief: 12'
Date Reef Deployed: 6/19/01
Reef Materials: Barge Steel 195' Pipe Steel (23)
Reef Description: Steel Hopper Barge 195'X30'X12' With Steel Pipes Mbara Funded $25 000
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Observations from ships and stations within 100 nautical miles of Mbara Barge Reef Latitude: 29.88575 Longitude: -85.54653
Observations : National Data Buoy Center
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National Hurricane Center

ABNT20 KNHC 302330

Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
700 PM EST Thu Nov 30 2017

For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days.

This is the last regularly scheduled Tropical Weather Outlook of
the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season.  Routine issuance of the
Tropical Weather Outlook will resume on June 1, 2018.  During the
off-season, Special Tropical Weather Outlooks will be issued as
conditions warrant.

Forecaster Beven

Marine Forecast for Mbara Barge Reef as requested 02:54:24, Mar 23
NWS Forecast for: 19NM SSE Panama City FL
Gulf of Mexico

Issued by: National Weather Service Tallahassee, FL
Last Update: 1:27 am CDT Mar 23, 2018

Overnight: NNE wind around 10 kt. Clear. Seas around 1 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds.

Friday: NE wind 5 to 10 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas around 1 ft. Dominant period 2 seconds.

Friday Night: Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly clear. Seas around 1 ft. Dominant period 2 seconds.

Saturday: SSE wind 10 to 15 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 1 to 3 ft with occasional seas up to 4 ft. Dominant period 2 seconds increasing to 5 seconds.

Saturday Night: SW wind around 10 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 3 ft with occasional seas up to 4 ft.

Sunday: WSW wind 5 to 10 kt. Partly sunny. Seas 2 to 3 ft with occasional seas up to 4 ft.

Sunday Night: SW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming ESE after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Seas around 2 ft.

Monday: E wind 10 to 15 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas around 2 ft.

Monday Night: E wind 10 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas 2 to 3 ft with occasional seas up to 4 ft.

Marine Point Forecast: 29.89°N 85.54°W
Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

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Popular artificial reefs near Mbara Barge Reef

Virginia Reef
Depth: 65 ft. (19.81 m)
Distance: 2.95 miles (2.56 nautical)
Location: 29.847317° -85.525067°
Heading: S (180°)
Gulf County

Gateway Barge
Depth: 80 ft. (24.38 m)
Distance: 3.94 miles (3.42 nautical)
Location: 29.837167° -85.581°
Heading: S (180°)
Gulf County

Sherman X Tug Boat
Depth: 80 ft. (24.38 m)
Distance: 7.97 miles (6.92 nautical)
Location: 29.917767° -85.674433°
Heading: NNW (344°)
Bay County

Davis Barge
Depth: 55 ft. (16.76 m)
Distance: 9.18 miles (7.97 nautical)
Location: 30.007567° -85.607867°
Heading: N (355°)
Bay County

Barrier Dunes Barge
Depth: 35 ft. (10.67 m)
Distance: 11.80 miles (10.24 nautical)
Location: 29.750967° -85.425733°
Heading: S (175°)
Gulf County

Liberty Ship USS Grierson
Depth: 72 ft. (21.95 m)
Distance: 12.05 miles (10.46 nautical)
Location: 29.984583° -85.712267°
Heading: NNW (347°)
Bay County

USS Strength
Depth: 77 ft. (23.47 m)
Distance: 14.02 miles (12.18 nautical)
Location: 30.032383° -85.708533°
Heading: NNW (348°)
Bay County

Lst Port St Joe
Depth: 90 ft. (27.43 m)
Distance: 14.81 miles (12.86 nautical)
Location: 29.6737° -85.510517°
Heading: S (178°)
Gulf County

Raffields Reef
Depth: 110 ft. (33.53 m)
Distance: 16.09 miles (13.98 nautical)
Location: 29.917067° -85.8128°
Heading: NNW (327°)
Bay County

Navy Barge 45
Depth: 45 ft. (13.72 m)
Distance: 16.11 miles (13.99 nautical)
Location: 30.07255° -85.707683°
Heading: N (349°)
Bay County


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(Longitude W85° 32', Latitude N29° 53')
Friday, March 23, 2018 Universal Time - 4h
Begin civil twilight07:18
Sun Overhead13:49
End civil twilight20:19
Moon Overhead19:13
Moonset02:16 on following day
Closest Primary Moon Phase: First Quarter on March 24, 2018 at 11:35
Phase of the Moon on March 23, 2018: Waxing Crescent with 39% of the Moon's visible disk illuminated.

Sun & Moon Data : U.S. Naval Observatory

Tide Predictions near Mbara Barge Reef

Farmdale East Bay St Andrew Bay Florida
Distance: 10.14 miles (8.81 nautical)
Location: 30.0167° -85.47° N (6°)

Allanton East Bay St Andrew Bay Florida
Distance: 11.10 miles (9.64 nautical)
Location: 30.03° -85.465° N (6°)

Wetappo Creek East Bay St Andrew Bay Florida
Distance: 13.45 miles (11.68 nautical)
Location: 30.0333° -85.4° N (11°)

Port Saint Joe St Joseph Bay Florida
Distance: 14.81 miles (12.86 nautical)
Location: 29.815° -85.3133° S (174°)

Laird Bayou East Bay St Andrew Bay Florida
Distance: 16.30 miles (14.16 nautical)
Location: 30.1217° -85.545° N (0°)

Parker St Andrew Bay Florida
Distance: 17.61 miles (15.29 nautical)
Location: 30.1333° -85.6167° N (355°)

Panama City St Andrew Bay Florida
Distance: 19.73 miles (17.13 nautical)
Location: 30.1517° -85.6667° N (352°)

Channel entrance St Andrew Bay Florida
Distance: 19.84 miles (17.23 nautical)
Location: 30.125° -85.73° NNW (348°)

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