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Virginia Reef
Gulf County, Florida

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Longitude

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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National Hurricane Center



000
ABNT20 KNHC 302336
TWOAT 

Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
700 PM EST Fri Nov 30 2018

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 2018 Atlantic hurricane season.  Routine issuance of the
Tropical Weather Outlook will resume on June 1, 2019.  During the
off-season, Special Tropical Weather Outlooks will be issued as
conditions warrant.

$$
Forecaster Beven


Marine Forecast for Virginia Reef as requested 21:48:16, Jan 18
NWS Forecast for: 21NM SSE Panama City FL
Gulf of Mexico

Issued by: National Weather Service Tallahassee, FL
Last Update: 8:15 pm CST Jan 18, 2019



Tonight: S wind 5 to 10 kt. Patchy fog. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds.

Saturday: S wind 10 to 20 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Seas 2 ft building to 6 ft with occasional seas up to 8 ft. Dominant period 4 to 6 seconds.

Saturday Night: SW wind 20 to 25 kt becoming NW after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 kt. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Seas 6 to 7 ft with occasional seas up to 9 ft. Dominant period 6 to 8 seconds.

Sunday: NNW wind 15 to 25 kt, with gusts as high as 30 kt. Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny. Seas 5 to 7 ft with occasional seas up to 9 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds.

Sunday Night: N wind 10 to 20 kt. Clear. Seas 5 ft with occasional seas up to 6 ft subsiding to 2 ft.

M.L.King Day: NNE wind 5 to 10 kt becoming E in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas 1 to 2 ft.

Monday Night: SE wind 5 to 15 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 1 to 2 ft.

Tuesday: SE wind around 15 kt. A slight chance of showers. Seas 2 to 3 ft with occasional seas up to 4 ft.

Tuesday Night: SE wind around 15 kt. A chance of showers. Seas 3 to 4 ft with occasional seas up to 5 ft.


Marine Point Forecast: 29.85°N 85.52°W
Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

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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

Chippewa
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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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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