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Virginia Reef
Gulf County, Florida

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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
http://209.34.229.97/bouysniff.php?lat=29.84732&lon=-85.52507
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National Hurricane Center



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ABNT20 KNHC 180526
TWOAT 

Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
200 AM EDT Fri Oct 18 2019

For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Potential
Tropical Cyclone Sixteen, located over the southwestern Gulf of
Mexico.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...high...90 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...high...90 percent.

&&
Public Advisories on Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen are issued
under WMO header WTNT31 KNHC and under AWIPS header MIATCPAT1.
Forecast/Advisories on Sixteen are issued under WMO header
WTNT21 KNHC and under AWIPS header MIATCMAT1.

$$
Forecaster Latto

Marine Forecast for Virginia Reef as requested 05:51:07, Oct 18
NWS Forecast for: 21NM SSE Panama City FL
Gulf of Mexico

Issued by: National Weather Service Tallahassee, FL
Last Update: 4:16 am CDT Oct 18, 2019



Today: E wind 10 to 15 kt increasing to 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then showers likely between 7am and 1pm, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Seas 1 to 3 ft with occasional seas up to 4 ft. Dominant period 2 to 4 seconds.

Tonight: Tropical storm conditions expected. Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Seas 5 ft with occasional seas up to 6 ft building to 14 ft with occasional seas up to 18 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds increasing to 11 seconds.

Saturday: Tropical storm conditions expected. Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Seas 19 ft with occasional seas up to 24 ft subsiding to 7 ft with occasional seas up to 9 ft. Dominant period 11 seconds decreasing to 6 seconds.

Saturday Night: N wind 5 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. A slight chance of showers before 1am. Seas 3 to 5 ft with occasional seas up to 6 ft. Dominant period 6 to 8 seconds.

Sunday: NNW wind 5 to 10 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas 2 to 3 ft with occasional seas up to 4 ft.

Sunday Night: Variable winds 5 kt or less. Mostly clear. Seas around 2 ft.

Monday: SE wind 10 to 15 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Seas around 2 ft.

Monday Night: S wind 10 to 15 kt. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Seas 2 to 3 ft with occasional seas up to 4 ft.

Tuesday: W wind 10 to 15 kt becoming N in the afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Seas around 3 ft with occasional seas up to 4 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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