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Virginia Reef Latitude: 29.84732 Longitude: -85.52507



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29.84732° -85.52507°
29° 50' 51" N 85° 31' 30" W
29° 50.85 N 85° 31.5 W

Depth: 65' Relief: '
Date Reef Deployed: 8/2/91
Reef Materials: Ship Fiberglass Boat Hull Metal Crates Concrete Rubble
Reef Description: Boat Hulls-Metal Crates-And Concrete Rubble.
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Observations from ships and stations within 100 nautical miles of Virginia Reef Latitude: 29.84732 Longitude: -85.52507
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Marine Forecast for Virginia Reef as requested 10:42:18, Dec 15
NWS Forecast for: 21NM SSE Panama City FL
Gulf of Mexico

Issued by: National Weather Service Tallahassee, FL
Last Update: 9:15 am CST Dec 15, 2017

Today: NNW wind around 10 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas around 1 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds.

Tonight: N wind around 10 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period 3 to 4 seconds.

Saturday: NE wind 5 to 10 kt becoming E in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Seas 1 ft or less. Dominant period 2 to 3 seconds.

Saturday Night: E wind 5 to 10 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 1 ft. Dominant period 2 seconds.

Sunday: SE wind around 10 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Seas 1 to 2 ft.

Sunday Night: SSE wind around 10 kt. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Seas around 2 ft.

Monday: S wind 5 to 10 kt. A chance of rain. Seas around 2 ft.

Monday Night: S wind 5 to 10 kt. A chance of rain. Seas around 2 ft.

Tuesday: SSW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming W in the afternoon. A chance of rain. Seas around 2 ft.

Marine Point Forecast: 29.85°N 85.52°W
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Popular artificial reefs near Virginia Reef

Mbara Barge
Depth: 71 ft. (21.64 m)
Distance: 2.95 miles (2.56 nautical)
Location: 29.88575° -85.546533°
Heading: N (359°)
Bay County

Gateway Barge
Depth: 80 ft. (24.38 m)
Distance: 3.42 miles (2.97 nautical)
Location: 29.837167° -85.581°
Heading: S (183°)
Gulf County

Barrier Dunes Barge
Depth: 35 ft. (10.67 m)
Distance: 8.93 miles (7.76 nautical)
Location: 29.750967° -85.425733°
Heading: S (174°)
Gulf County

Sherman X Tug Boat
Depth: 80 ft. (24.38 m)
Distance: 10.19 miles (8.85 nautical)
Location: 29.917767° -85.674433°
Heading: N (351°)
Bay County

Lst Port St Joe
Depth: 90 ft. (27.43 m)
Distance: 12.03 miles (10.44 nautical)
Location: 29.6737° -85.510517°
Heading: S (179°)
Gulf County

Davis Barge
Depth: 55 ft. (16.76 m)
Distance: 12.13 miles (10.53 nautical)
Location: 30.007567° -85.607867°
Heading: N (355°)
Bay County

Liberty Ship USS Grierson
Depth: 72 ft. (21.95 m)
Distance: 14.68 miles (12.75 nautical)
Location: 29.984583° -85.712267°
Heading: N (349°)
Bay County

USS Strength
Depth: 77 ft. (23.47 m)
Distance: 16.86 miles (14.64 nautical)
Location: 30.032383° -85.708533°
Heading: N (349°)
Bay County

Raffields Reef
Depth: 110 ft. (33.53 m)
Distance: 17.90 miles (15.54 nautical)
Location: 29.917067° -85.8128°
Heading: NNW (343°)
Bay County

Depth: 102 ft. (31.09 m)
Distance: 18.67 miles (16.21 nautical)
Location: 29.961267° -85.807733°
Heading: NNW (343°)
Bay County


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(Longitude W85° 31', Latitude N29° 50')
Friday, December 15, 2017 Universal Time - 5h
Begin civil twilight07:04
Sun Overhead12:37
End civil twilight18:11
Moon Overhead10:41
Closest Primary Moon Phase: New Moon on December 18, 2017 at 01:30
Phase of the Moon on December 15, 2017: Waning Crescent with 6% of the Moon's visible disk illuminated.

Sun & Moon Data : U.S. Naval Observatory

Tide Predictions near Virginia Reef

Farmdale East Bay St Andrew Bay Florida
Distance: 12.16 miles (10.56 nautical)
Location: 30.0167° -85.47° N (3°)

Port Saint Joe St Joseph Bay Florida
Distance: 12.89 miles (11.19 nautical)
Location: 29.815° -85.3133° SSE (169°)

Allanton East Bay St Andrew Bay Florida
Distance: 13.12 miles (11.40 nautical)
Location: 30.03° -85.465° N (3°)

Wetappo Creek East Bay St Andrew Bay Florida
Distance: 14.87 miles (12.91 nautical)
Location: 30.0333° -85.4° N (7°)

Laird Bayou East Bay St Andrew Bay Florida
Distance: 18.99 miles (16.49 nautical)
Location: 30.1217° -85.545° N (359°)

Parker St Andrew Bay Florida
Distance: 20.51 miles (17.81 nautical)
Location: 30.1333° -85.6167° N (355°)

Panama City St Andrew Bay Florida
Distance: 22.67 miles (19.69 nautical)
Location: 30.1517° -85.6667° N (352°)

Channel entrance St Andrew Bay Florida
Distance: 22.77 miles (19.77 nautical)
Location: 30.125° -85.73° NNW (348°)

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