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Wildmans Reef Latitude: 26.51962 Longitude: -82.2841



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Lee County, Florida



26.51962° -82.2841°
26° 31' 11" N 82° 17' 3" W
26° 31.18 N 82° 17.05 W

Depth: 36' Relief: 16'
Date Reef Deployed: 10/20/04
Reef Materials: Ship Concrete Sailboat 50'
Reef Description: 80 Foot Concrete Sailboat
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Observations from ships and stations within 100 nautical miles of Wildmans Reef Latitude: 26.51962 Longitude: -82.2841
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 Wildmans Reef as requested 10:36:04, Mar 23
NWS Forecast for: 5NM W Captiva FL
Gulf of Mexico

Issued by: National Weather Service Tampa Bay, FL
Last Update: 9:22 am CDT Mar 23, 2018

Today: NNE wind 7 to 9 kt becoming NNW in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Tonight: NNW wind 8 to 11 kt becoming E after midnight. Clear. Seas around 2 ft.

Saturday: E wind 6 to 10 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas around 1 ft.

Saturday Night: SW wind 6 to 8 kt becoming SSE after midnight. Mostly clear. Seas around 1 ft.

Sunday: ESE wind around 6 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Seas around 1 ft.

Sunday Night: Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming NE 5 to 7 kt after midnight. Mostly clear. Seas around 1 ft.

Monday: ENE wind 5 to 7 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt. Sunny. Seas around 1 ft.

Monday Night: N wind 8 to 14 kt becoming E after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Seas around 1 ft.

Tuesday: E wind 10 to 14 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 1 ft.

Marine Point Forecast: 26.52°N 82.27°W
Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

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Popular artificial reefs near Wildmans Reef

Paces Place Barge Reef
Depth: 34 ft. (10.36 m)
Distance: 0.10 miles (0.08 nautical)
Location: 26.519483° -82.282533°
Heading: ESE (115°)
Lee County

Redfish Pass Reef 2
Depth: 24 ft. (7.32 m)
Distance: 3.70 miles (3.21 nautical)
Location: 26.558317° -82.2428°
Heading: N (9°)
Lee County

Redfish Pass Reef 1
Depth: 26 ft. (7.92 m)
Distance: 4.09 miles (3.55 nautical)
Location: 26.560883° -82.23665°
Heading: N (9°)
Lee County

Blandas Reef
Depth: 45 ft. (13.72 m)
Distance: 7.22 miles (6.27 nautical)
Location: 26.41975° -82.318333°
Heading: S (185°)
Lee County

Helens Barges
Depth: 30 ft. (9.14 m)
Distance: 7.78 miles (6.76 nautical)
Location: 26.632217° -82.286017°
Heading: N (360°)
Lee County

Vixen Wreck
Depth: 60 ft. (18.29 m)
Distance: 8.21 miles (7.13 nautical)
Location: 26.5473° -82.413217°
Heading: NW (325°)
Lee County

Shirley D Shrimp Boat
Depth: 60 ft. (18.29 m)
Distance: 8.28 miles (7.19 nautical)
Location: 26.548983° -82.413933°
Heading: NNW (327°)
Lee County

Shermans Reef Barge
Depth: 60 ft. (18.29 m)
Distance: 8.36 miles (7.26 nautical)
Location: 26.54795° -82.415517°
Heading: NW (326°)
Lee County

Depth: 57 ft. (17.37 m)
Distance: 10.67 miles (9.26 nautical)
Location: 26.41605° -82.411983°
Heading: SSW (200°)
Lee County

Arc Reef
Depth: 60 ft. (18.29 m)
Distance: 10.69 miles (9.28 nautical)
Location: 26.415083° -82.411517°
Heading: SSW (200°)
Lee County


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(Longitude W82° 17', Latitude N26° 31')
Friday, March 23, 2018 Universal Time - 4h
Begin civil twilight07:07
Sun Overhead13:36
End civil twilight20:05
Moon Overhead18:59
Moonset01:56 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 Wildmans Reef

Redfish Pass Captiva Island (north end) Florida
Distance: 5.61 miles (4.87 nautical)
Location: 26.55° -82.2° NNE (23°)

Captiva Island Pine Island Sound Florida
Distance: 6.23 miles (5.41 nautical)
Location: 26.5167° -82.1833° E (96°)

Captiva Island (outside) Florida
Distance: 6.72 miles (5.83 nautical)
Location: 26.4833° -82.1833° SSE (148°)

Galt Island Pine Island Sound Florida
Distance: 11.38 miles (9.89 nautical)
Location: 26.5167° -82.1° E (90°)

St James City Pine Island Florida
Distance: 12.49 miles (10.84 nautical)
Location: 26.5° -82.0833° ESE (111°)

Tropical Homesites Landing Pine Island Florida
Distance: 12.59 miles (10.93 nautical)
Location: 26.55° -82.0833° NE (42°)

Pineland Pine Island Florida
Distance: 13.11 miles (11.39 nautical)
Location: 26.6667° -82.15° N (2°)

Port Boca Grande Charlotte Harbor Florida
Distance: 13.78 miles (11.96 nautical)
Location: 26.7167° -82.25° N (0°)

Matlacha Pass (bascule bridge) Florida
Distance: 15.56 miles (13.51 nautical)
Location: 26.6333° -82.0667° N (7°)

Punta Rassa San Carlos Bay Florida
Distance: 16.72 miles (14.52 nautical)
Location: 26.4833° -82.0167° ESE (116°)

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