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O Tower Reef
Franklin County, Florida

Latitude

Longitude

29.53667° -84.6178°
29° 32' 12" N 84° 37' 4" W
29° 32.2 N 84° 37.06 W

Depth: 70' Relief: '
Date Reef Deployed: 12/31/77
Reef Materials: Barge Steel Steel Tower
Reef Description: Navigational Tower 100 Ft. Above Water Sitting In A Barge
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Observations from ships and stations within 100 nautical miles of O Tower Reef Latitude: 29.53667 Longitude: -84.6178

NDBC - Station Observations near 29.53667N 84.6178W


Station SGOF1 - TYNDALL AFB TOWER C (N4), FL
August 18, 2017 2:00 am CST
Location: 29.408N 84.858W or 15 nautical miles WSW of search location of 29.53667N 84.6178W.
Atmospheric Pressure: 30.01 in (1016.2 mb)
Pressure Tendency: -0.04 in (-1.3 mb)
Air Temperature: 85°F (29.3°C)
Dew Point: 78°F (25.3°C)

Station APXF1 - EAST BAY, APALACHICOLA RESERVE, FL
August 18, 2017 2:45 am EST
Location: 29.791N 84.883W or 21 nautical miles NW of search location of 29.53667N 84.6178W.
Wind Direction: WNW (290°)
Wind Speed: 1 knots
Air Temperature: 81°F (27.0°C)
Dew Point: 80°F (26.7°C)

Station APCF1 - 8728690 - APALACHICOLA, FL
August 18, 2017 3:00 am EST
Location: 29.724N 84.98W or 22 nautical miles WNW of search location of 29.53667N 84.6178W.
Wind Direction: W (280°)
Wind Speed: 2 knots
Wind Gust: 5 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 30.00 in (1015.8 mb)
Pressure Tendency: -0.04 in (-1.2 mb)
Air Temperature: 82°F (27.9°C)
Water Temperature: 87°F (30.7°C)

Station SHPF1 - SHP - SHELL POINT, FL
August 18, 2017 1:54 am EST
Location: 30.058N 84.291W or 36 nautical miles NNE of search location of 29.53667N 84.6178W.
Wind Direction: NW (310°)
Wind Speed: 7 knots
Wind Gust: 10 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.98 in (1015.2 mb)
Air Temperature: 81°F (27.3°C)
Tide: 2.81 ft

Station KTNF1 - KEATON BEACH, FL
August 18, 2017 3:00 am EST
Location: 29.819N 83.594W or 56 nautical miles ENE of search location of 29.53667N 84.6178W.
Wind Direction: W (270°)
Wind Speed: 8 knots
Wind Gust: 9 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.97 in (1014.8 mb)
Pressure Tendency: -0.04 in (-1.4 mb)
Air Temperature: 85°F (29.5°C)

Station 42036 - WEST TAMPA - 112 NM WNW OF TAMPA, FL
August 18, 2017 1:50 am CST
Location: 28.501N 84.516W or 62 nautical miles S of search location of 29.53667N 84.6178W.
Wind Direction: WNW (290°)
Wind Speed: 8 knots
Wind Gust: 10 knots
Significant Wave Height: 1 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 6 sec
Average Period: 3.8 sec
Mean Wave Direction: SW (218°)
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.99 in (1015.5 mb)
Pressure Tendency: -0.05 in (-1.8 mb)
Air Temperature: 85°F (29.5°C)
Dew Point: 76°F (24.2°C)
Water Temperature: 86°F (30.2°C)

Station PACF1 - 8729108 - PANAMA CITY, FL
August 18, 2017 2:00 am CST
Location: 30.152N 85.667W or 66 nautical miles NW of search location of 29.53667N 84.6178W.
Wind Direction: WNW (300°)
Wind Speed: 8 knots
Wind Gust: 10 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 30.00 in (1016.0 mb)
Pressure Tendency: -0.03 in (-1.0 mb)
Air Temperature: 85°F (29.5°C)
Water Temperature: 90°F (32.2°C)

Station PCBF1 - 8729210 - PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL
August 18, 2017 3:00 am EST
Location: 30.213N 85.88W or 77 nautical miles WNW of search location of 29.53667N 84.6178W.
Wind Direction: WNW (290°)
Wind Speed: 13 knots
Wind Gust: 14 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 30.00 in (1016.0 mb)
Pressure Tendency: -0.03 in (-1.1 mb)
Air Temperature: 85°F (29.5°C)

Station 42039 - PENSACOLA - 115NM SSE OF PENSACOLA, FL
August 18, 2017 1:50 am CST
Location: 28.788N 86.008W or 86 nautical miles WSW of search location of 29.53667N 84.6178W.
Wind Direction: WSW (250°)
Wind Speed: 8 knots
Wind Gust: 10 knots
Significant Wave Height: 1 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 8 sec
Average Period: 5.5 sec
Mean Wave Direction: S (188°)
Atmospheric Pressure: 30.00 in (1015.9 mb)
Pressure Tendency: -0.04 in (-1.3 mb)
Air Temperature: 85°F (29.6°C)
Dew Point: 77°F (25.2°C)
Water Temperature: 87°F (30.6°C)

Station CDRF1 - CEDAR KEY, FL
August 18, 2017 3:00 am EST
Location: 29.136N 83.029W or 87 nautical miles ESE of search location of 29.53667N 84.6178W.
Wind Direction: WNW (300°)
Wind Speed: 4 knots
Wind Gust: 5 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.99 in (1015.6 mb)
Pressure Tendency: -0.06 in (-1.9 mb)
Air Temperature: 85°F (29.3°C)
Dew Point: 77°F (25.1°C)

Observations : National Data Buoy Center
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Marine Forecast for O Tower Reef as requested 04:33:33, Aug 18
NWS Forecast for: 16NM ESE Buckeye Reef FL
Gulf of Mexico

Issued by: National Weather Service Tallahassee, FL
Last Update: 4:15 am EDT Aug 18, 2017

Today: WNW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming SSW in the afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Seas around 1 ft. Dominant period 3 seconds.

Tonight: W wind 5 to 10 kt. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 1 ft. Dominant period 3 to 4 seconds.

Saturday: Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm. Seas around 1 ft. Dominant period 2 to 4 seconds.

Saturday Night: Variable winds 5 kt or less. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Seas around 1 ft. Dominant period 2 to 3 seconds.

Sunday: Variable winds 5 kt or less. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2pm. Seas around 1 ft.

Sunday Night: SE wind 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Seas around 1 ft.

Monday: ESE wind 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 to 2 ft.

Monday Night: E wind 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 2 ft.

Tuesday: ESE wind 5 to 10 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 2 ft.


Marine Point Forecast: 29.54°N 84.63°W
Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

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Popular artificial reefs near O Tower Reef


Otower Barge Aka Carrabelle Reef Barge
Depth: 74 ft. (22.56 m)
Distance: 0.28 miles (0.24 nautical)
Location: 29.53315° -84.62°
Heading: S (191°)
Franklin County

Yamaha Reef
Depth: 85 ft. (25.91 m)
Distance: 5.45 miles (4.73 nautical)
Location: 29.573667° -84.537667°
Heading: NNE (30°)
Franklin County

One More Time
Depth: 36 ft. (10.97 m)
Distance: 11.70 miles (10.16 nautical)
Location: 29.70595° -84.6237°
Heading: N (360°)
Franklin County

Bryson Memorial Reef
Depth: 75 ft. (22.86 m)
Distance: 12.61 miles (10.95 nautical)
Location: 29.520733° -84.408767°
Heading: E (98°)
Franklin County

Bryson Memorial Reef Atlas
Depth: 79 ft. (24.08 m)
Distance: 12.61 miles (10.95 nautical)
Location: 29.522117° -84.408717°
Heading: E (97°)
Franklin County

Apalachicola City
Depth: 80 ft. (24.38 m)
Distance: 14.37 miles (12.48 nautical)
Location: 29.4593° -84.83965°
Heading: SW (230°)
Franklin County

S Tower
Depth: 105 ft. (32.00 m)
Distance: 16.40 miles (14.24 nautical)
Location: 29.299333° -84.610917°
Heading: S (179°)
Franklin County

Exxon Template
Depth: 106 ft. (32.31 m)
Distance: 16.68 miles (14.48 nautical)
Location: 29.295333° -84.613733°
Heading: S (179°)
Franklin County

C Tower
Depth: 25 ft. (7.62 m)
Distance: 17.10 miles (14.85 nautical)
Location: 29.403833° -84.857667°
Heading: SW (220°)
Franklin County

K Tower
Depth: 60 ft. (18.29 m)
Distance: 17.41 miles (15.12 nautical)
Location: 29.6661° -84.3692°
Heading: NNE (18°)
Franklin County

 

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FISHING TIMES

(Longitude W84° 37', Latitude N29° 32')
Friday, August 18, 2017 Universal Time - 4h
Sun
Begin civil twilight06:44
Sunrise07:08
Sun Overhead13:42
Sunset20:16
End civil twilight20:40
Moon
Moonrise03:46
Moon Overhead10:48
Moonset17:49
Closest Primary Moon Phase: New Moon on August 21, 2017 at 14:30
Phase of the Moon on August 18, 2017: Waning Crescent with 13% of the Moon's visible disk illuminated.

Sun & Moon Data : U.S. Naval Observatory

Tide Predictions near O Tower Reef


St George Island East End St George Sound Florida
Distance: 14.50 miles (12.60 nautical)
Location: 29.6867° -84.7867° N (350°)

St George Island Rattlesnake Cove St George Sound Florida
Distance: 14.96 miles (12.99 nautical)
Location: 29.6917° -84.7917° N (350°)

Dog Island west end St George Sound Florida
Distance: 17.29 miles (15.02 nautical)
Location: 29.7833° -84.6667° N (359°)

St George Island 12th St W (Bayside) St George Sound Florida
Distance: 18.67 miles (16.22 nautical)
Location: 29.65° -84.9° NNW (336°)

Cat Point Apalachicola Bay Florida
Distance: 20.22 miles (17.56 nautical)
Location: 29.7167° -84.8833° N (350°)

St George Island Sikes Cut St George Sound Florida
Distance: 21.13 miles (18.35 nautical)
Location: 29.6133° -84.9583° NW (319°)

Carrabelle Carrabelle River St George Sound Florida
Distance: 21.85 miles (18.97 nautical)
Location: 29.85° -84.6667° N (360°)

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