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Walton Hopper Barge Reef Latitude: 30.3281 Longitude: -86.38165




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Walton Hopper Barge Reef
Walton County, Florida



30.3281° -86.38165°
30° 19' 41" N 86° 22' 54" W
30° 19.68 N 86° 22.9 W

Depth: 77' Relief: 12'
Date Reef Deployed: 6/30/99
Reef Materials: Barge Steel 195' Steel Scrap
Reef Description: Steel Barge 195'L X 35' W X12'H With 100 Tons Steel Ballast
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Observations from ships and stations within 100 nautical miles of Walton Hopper Barge Reef Latitude: 30.3281 Longitude: -86.38165
Observations : National Data Buoy Center
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National Hurricane Center

ABNT20 KNHC 302332

Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
700 PM EST Sat Nov 30 2019

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 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season.  Routine issuance of the
Tropical Weather Outlook will resume on June 1, 2020.  During the
off-season, Special Tropical Weather Outlooks will be issued as
conditions warrant.

Forecaster Beven

Marine Forecast for Walton Hopper Barge Reef as requested 13:39:34, Jan 26
NWS Forecast for: 7NM SE Destin FL
Gulf of Mexico

Issued by: National Weather Service Tallahassee, FL
Last Update: 12:17 pm CST Jan 26, 2020

This Afternoon: Variable winds 5 kt or less. Rain likely, mainly after 3pm. Seas 1 ft or less. Dominant period 5 seconds.

Tonight: ESE wind 5 to 10 kt. Rain likely, mainly after midnight. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Dominant period 2 to 4 seconds.

Monday: ESE wind 5 to 10 kt becoming NE in the afternoon. A chance of showers before noon. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds increasing to 7 seconds.

Monday Night: NNE wind 5 to 10 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period 6 to 7 seconds.

Tuesday: ENE wind 10 to 15 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas 1 to 2 ft.

Tuesday Night: Variable winds 5 kt or less. A slight chance of showers after midnight. Seas around 1 ft.

Wednesday: E wind 5 to 10 kt becoming NNE in the afternoon. A chance of showers. Seas around 1 ft.

Wednesday Night: N wind 5 to 10 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 1 ft.

Thursday: N wind 5 to 10 kt becoming E in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Seas 1 to 2 ft.

Marine Point Forecast: 30.33°N 86.38°W
Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

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Popular artificial reefs near Walton Hopper Barge Reef

County Site 3 Reefex 9
Depth: 69 ft. (21.03 m)
Distance: 3.08 miles (2.67 nautical)
Location: 30.35545° -86.4224°
Heading: NW (324°)
Okaloosa County

County Site 3 Reefex 8
Depth: 69 ft. (21.03 m)
Distance: 3.16 miles (2.74 nautical)
Location: 30.355633° -86.423883°
Heading: NW (323°)
Okaloosa County

Miss Louise
Depth: 58 ft. (17.68 m)
Distance: 3.84 miles (3.33 nautical)
Location: 30.371433° -86.421933°
Heading: NNW (335°)
Okaloosa County

Eglin Reef 1
Depth: 94 ft. (28.65 m)
Distance: 4.35 miles (3.78 nautical)
Location: 30.265283° -86.386°
Heading: S (182°)
Okaloosa County

Mv Janet Fish Haven 6
Depth: 93 ft. (28.35 m)
Distance: 4.43 miles (3.85 nautical)
Location: 30.264° -86.385083°
Heading: S (181°)
Okaloosa County

Air Force Barge
Depth: 68 ft. (20.73 m)
Distance: 6.88 miles (5.97 nautical)
Location: 30.35415° -86.493017°
Heading: WNW (293°)
Okaloosa County

County Site 2 Reefex 7
Depth: 65 ft. (19.81 m)
Distance: 7.07 miles (6.14 nautical)
Location: 30.358617° -86.494833°
Heading: WNW (297°)
Okaloosa County

County Site 1 Reefex 6
Depth: 60 ft. (18.29 m)
Distance: 11.44 miles (9.93 nautical)
Location: 30.366817° -86.5682°
Heading: WNW (289°)
Okaloosa County

Dep Lap Valp 2
Depth: 105 ft. (32.00 m)
Distance: 11.52 miles (10.01 nautical)
Location: 30.1635° -86.412833°
Heading: S (183°)
Okaloosa County

Brown Barge
Depth: 80 ft. (24.38 m)
Distance: 12.24 miles (10.63 nautical)
Location: 30.356233° -86.584267°
Heading: W (281°)
Okaloosa County


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Solunar Data

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Tide Predictions near Walton Hopper Barge Reef

East Pass (Destin) Choctawhatchee Bay Florida
Distance: 9.11 miles (7.91 nautical)
Location: 30.395° -86.5133° NW (312°)

Shalimar Garnier Bayou Choctawhatchee Bay Florida
Distance: 14.28 miles (12.40 nautical)
Location: 30.435° -86.5867° NW (310°)

Harris The Narrows Florida
Distance: 21.54 miles (18.71 nautical)
Location: 30.4° -86.7333° WNW (283°)

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