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Latitude

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

NDBC - Station Observations near 29.84732N 85.52507W


Station PACF1 - 8729108 - PANAMA CITY, FL
June 23, 2017 2:00 am CST
Location: 30.152N 85.667W or 20 nautical miles NNW of search location of 29.84732N 85.52507W.
Wind Direction: S (170°)
Wind Speed: 9 knots
Wind Gust: 12 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.99 in (1015.6 mb)
Pressure Tendency: -0.04 in (-1.2 mb)
Air Temperature: 80°F (26.9°C)
Water Temperature: 83°F (28.3°C)

Station APCF1 - 8728690 - APALACHICOLA, FL
June 23, 2017 3:00 am EST
Location: 29.724N 84.98W or 29 nautical miles ESE of search location of 29.84732N 85.52507W.
Wind Direction: S (170°)
Wind Speed: 8 knots
Wind Gust: 10 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 30.00 in (1015.9 mb)
Pressure Tendency: -0.02 in (-0.8 mb)
Air Temperature: 80°F (26.9°C)
Water Temperature: 80°F (26.7°C)

Station PCBF1 - 8729210 - PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL
June 23, 2017 3:00 am EST
Location: 30.213N 85.88W or 29 nautical miles NW of search location of 29.84732N 85.52507W.
Wind Direction: S (170°)
Wind Speed: 13 knots
Wind Gust: 15 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.99 in (1015.6 mb)
Pressure Tendency: -0.03 in (-1.1 mb)
Air Temperature: 81°F (27.0°C)
Water Temperature: 82°F (28.0°C)

Station APXF1 - EAST BAY, APALACHICOLA RESERVE, FL
June 23, 2017 2:45 am EST
Location: 29.791N 84.883W or 34 nautical miles E of search location of 29.84732N 85.52507W.
Wind Direction: SSE (150°)
Wind Speed: 6 knots
Air Temperature: 80°F (26.9°C)
Dew Point: 79°F (26.1°C)

Station SGOF1 - TYNDALL AFB TOWER C (N4), FL
June 23, 2017 2:00 am CST
Location: 29.408N 84.858W or 44 nautical miles SE of search location of 29.84732N 85.52507W.
Wind Direction: SSE (150°)
Wind Speed: 13 knots
Wind Gust: 14 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 30.01 in (1016.2 mb)
Pressure Tendency: -0.03 in (-1.1 mb)
Air Temperature: 80°F (26.8°C)
Dew Point: 77°F (25.0°C)

Station SHPF1 - SHP - SHELL POINT, FL
June 23, 2017 1:54 am EST
Location: 30.058N 84.291W or 65 nautical miles ENE of search location of 29.84732N 85.52507W.
Wind Direction: SSE (160°)
Wind Speed: 11 knots
Wind Gust: 13 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 30.01 in (1016.2 mb)
Air Temperature: 82°F (27.5°C)
Tide: 3.99 ft

Station 42039 - PENSACOLA - 115NM SSE OF PENSACOLA, FL
June 23, 2017 1:50 am CST
Location: 28.788N 86.008W or 68 nautical miles SSW of search location of 29.84732N 85.52507W.
Wind Direction: SSE (160°)
Wind Speed: 12 knots
Wind Gust: 14 knots
Significant Wave Height: 5 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 8 sec
Average Period: 5.3 sec
Mean Wave Direction: SSW (196°)
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.96 in (1014.4 mb)
Pressure Tendency: -0.04 in (-1.4 mb)
Air Temperature: 81°F (27.0°C)
Dew Point: 79°F (26.0°C)
Water Temperature: 81°F (27.1°C)

Station PCLF1 - 8729840 - PENSACOLA, FL
June 23, 2017 2:00 am CST
Location: 30.404N 87.211W or 94 nautical miles WNW of search location of 29.84732N 85.52507W.
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.95 in (1014.3 mb)
Pressure Tendency: -0.03 in (-0.9 mb)
Air Temperature: 80°F (26.6°C)
Water Temperature: 80°F (26.5°C)

Station 42036 - WEST TAMPA - 112 NM WNW OF TAMPA, FL
June 23, 2017 1:50 am CST
Location: 28.501N 84.516W or 97 nautical miles SSE of search location of 29.84732N 85.52507W.
Wind Direction: SE (140°)
Wind Speed: 10 knots
Wind Gust: 12 knots
Significant Wave Height: 4 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 7 sec
Average Period: 5.7 sec
Mean Wave Direction: SW (229°)
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.99 in (1015.5 mb)
Pressure Tendency: -0.04 in (-1.4 mb)
Air Temperature: 82°F (27.5°C)
Dew Point: 78°F (25.6°C)
Water Temperature: 82°F (27.7°C)

Observations : National Data Buoy Center
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Marine Forecast for Virginia Reef as requested 04:41:12, Jun 23
NWS Forecast for: 21NM SSE Panama City FL
Gulf of Mexico

Issued by: National Weather Service Tallahassee, FL
Last Update: 2:42 am CDT Jun 23, 2017

Overnight: SSE wind around 10 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 4 ft with occasional seas up to 5 ft. Dominant period 8 seconds.

Friday: S wind 10 to 15 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 3 to 4 ft with occasional seas up to 5 ft. Dominant period 7 to 8 seconds.

Friday Night: S wind around 10 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 3 ft with occasional seas up to 4 ft. Dominant period 6 to 7 seconds.

Saturday: SW wind 5 to 10 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds.

Saturday Night: SW wind 5 to 10 kt. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Seas around 2 ft.

Sunday: WNW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming WSW in the afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 2 ft.

Sunday Night: Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 1 ft.

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

Monday Night: Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 1 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

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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FISHING TIMES

(Longitude W85° 31', Latitude N29° 50')
Friday, June 23, 2017 Universal Time - 4h
Sun
Begin civil twilight06:15
Sunrise06:43
Sun Overhead13:44
Sunset20:46
End civil twilight21:14
Moon
Moonrise06:20
Moon Overhead13:21
Moonset20:24
Phase of the Moon on June 23, 2017: New Moon at 22:31

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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