Marine Weather for GM 655

Last Update: 331 AM CDT Wed Apr 17 2019

20NM SW Destin FL

Marine Zone Forecast

SEAS ARE GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT. WINDS AND SEAS WILL BE HIGHER IN AND AROUND THUNDERSTORMS.
 

Synopsis: A broad surface ridge centered near the Carolina coast will drift east over the western Atlantic through the remainder of the week maintaining a moderate onshore flow. A strong upper level system and surface cold front will approach from the west late tonight through Thursday with the cold front moving across the marine area early Friday. Ahead and along the front expect strong onshore flow, numerous showers, and thunderstorms with some storms likely becoming strong to severe by late Thursday night. A strong northwest flow is expected in the wake of the front, Friday through early Saturday.

Today
Southeast winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Dominant wave period 7 seconds.

Tonight
Southeast winds 8 to 13 knots increasing to 13 to 18 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet building to 3 to 5 feet. Dominant wave period 5 seconds.

Thursday
Southeast winds 13 to 18 knots becoming south 20 to 25 knots. Seas 3 to 6 feet. Dominant wave period 6 seconds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

Thursday Night
South winds 20 to 25 knots becoming southwest. Seas 6 to 9 feet. Dominant wave period 7 seconds. Showers and thunderstorms.

Friday
West winds 20 to 25 knots becoming northwest. Seas 5 to 9 feet. Dominant wave period 8 seconds. Chance of showers.

Friday Night
Northwest winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to 18 to 23 knots. Seas 3 to 7 feet. Dominant wave period 8 seconds.

Saturday
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 5 feet. Dominant wave period 8 seconds.

Saturday Night
Northwest winds 13 to 18 knots. Seas 1 to 3 feet.

Sunday
Southeast winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

Sunday Night
Southeast winds 8 to 13 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

 

 

 

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Tides for Pensacola Bay Entrance starting with April 17, 2019.

Day        High      Tide  Height   Sunrise    Moon  Time      % Moon
           /Low      Time    Feet    Sunset                    Visible

W   17      Low   5:50 AM     0.3   6:20 AM     Set  5:23 AM      90
    17     High  10:52 AM     0.5   7:18 PM    Rise  5:36 PM
    17      Low   4:58 PM     0.3
    17     High  11:03 PM     0.6

Th  18      Low   5:15 AM     0.5   6:19 AM     Set  6:01 AM      96
    18     High  10:01 AM     0.7   7:18 PM    Rise  6:42 PM
    18      Low   6:38 PM     0.2

F   19     High   9:55 AM     0.9   6:18 AM     Set  6:40 AM      99
    19      Low   7:53 PM     0.0   7:19 PM    Rise  7:47 PM

Sa  20     High  10:11 AM     1.0   6:17 AM     Set  7:19 AM      99
    20      Low   9:00 PM    -0.1   7:20 PM    Rise  8:51 PM

Su  21     High  10:40 AM     1.2   6:16 AM     Set  8:01 AM      97
    21      Low  10:05 PM    -0.2   7:20 PM    Rise  9:54 PM

M   22     High  11:17 AM     1.2   6:15 AM     Set  8:45 AM      93
    22      Low  11:14 PM    -0.2   7:21 PM    Rise 10:54 PM

Tu  23     High  11:59 AM     1.2   6:14 AM     Set  9:32 AM      86
    23                              7:22 PM    Rise 11:50 PM

W   24      Low  12:24 AM    -0.2   6:13 AM     Set 10:21 AM      79
    24     High  12:46 PM     1.2   7:22 PM

Th  25      Low   1:32 AM    -0.2   6:12 AM    Rise 12:42 AM      70
    25     High   1:36 PM     1.1   7:23 PM     Set 11:13 AM

F   26      Low   2:29 AM    -0.1   6:11 AM    Rise  1:29 AM      60
    26     High   2:30 PM     1.0   7:24 PM     Set 12:06 PM

Sa  27      Low   3:12 AM    -0.1   6:10 AM    Rise  2:11 AM      51
    27     High   3:25 PM     1.0   7:24 PM     Set  1:00 PM

Su  28      Low   3:41 AM     0.0   6:09 AM    Rise  2:49 AM      41
    28     High   4:25 PM     0.9   7:25 PM     Set  1:53 PM

M   29      Low   3:58 AM     0.2   6:08 AM    Rise  3:25 AM      32
    29     High   5:42 PM     0.7   7:26 PM     Set  2:47 PM

Tu  30      Low   4:01 AM     0.2   6:07 AM    Rise  3:58 AM      24
    30     High  11:23 AM     0.6   7:26 PM     Set  3:40 PM
    30      Low   4:33 PM     0.6
    30     High   7:35 PM     0.6