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Avocet Reef Latitude: 29.97282 Longitude: -87.21005




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Avocet Reef
Escambia County, Florida



29.97282° -87.21005°
29° 58' 23" N 87° 12' 36" W
29° 58.38 N 87° 12.6 W

Depth: 115' Relief: 55'
Date Reef Deployed: 5/15/91
Reef Materials: Ship Steel Dredge 247'
Reef Description: 247' Dredge Boat Avocet.(40 Ft Wide)
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Observations from ships and stations within 100 nautical miles of Avocet Reef Latitude: 29.97282 Longitude: -87.21005
Observations : National Data Buoy Center
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National Hurricane Center

ABNT20 KNHC 192313

Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
800 PM EDT Thu Sep 19 2019

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

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Hurricane
Humberto, located several hundred miles northeast of Bermuda, and on
Hurricane Jerry, located a few hundred miles east of the Leeward

A tropical wave located over the central tropical Atlantic is
producing a large area of disorganized cloudiness and showers.  The
wave is expected to move quickly westward at about 20 mph during
the next few days, and some development is possible while it
approaches and moves across the Windward Islands this weekend.
Upper-level winds appear less conducive for development once the
wave moves over the eastern Caribbean Sea early next week.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...10 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...low...30 percent.

A broad area of low pressure located over the central Caribbean Sea
just south of Hispaniola is producing disorganized showers and
thunderstorms to the east and northeast of its center of
circulation.  Upper-level winds are not conducive for significant
development of this system while it moves slowly west-northwestward
at about 5 mph.  Regardless of development, locally heavy rainfall
is possible over portions of the Greater Antilles during the next
few days.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...10 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...low...10 percent.

A tropical wave is forecast to move off the west coast of Africa
this weekend.  Environmental conditions are expected to be
conducive for development, and a tropical depression could form
early next week while the wave moves westward over the eastern
tropical Atlantic.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...low...near 0 percent.
* Formation chance through 5 days...medium...50 percent.

Forecaster Berg

Marine Forecast for Avocet Reef as requested 19:21:27, Sep 19
NWS Forecast for: 28NM S Pensacola FL
Gulf of Mexico

Issued by: National Weather Service Mobile, AL
Last Update: 3:53 pm CDT Sep 19, 2019

Tonight: E wind 10 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Seas around 4 ft.

Friday: E wind 15 to 20 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

Friday Night: E wind around 15 kt, with gusts as high as 25 kt. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

Saturday: E wind 15 to 20 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 5 to 6 ft.

Saturday Night: E wind 10 to 15 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

Sunday: E wind 10 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

Sunday Night: SE wind 5 to 10 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Monday: Variable winds 5 kt or less. Sunny. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

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

Marine Point Forecast: 29.96°N 87.22°W
Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

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Popular artificial reefs near Avocet Reef

Miss Jenny Tugboat
Depth: 115 ft. (35.05 m)
Distance: 0.27 miles (0.24 nautical)
Location: 29.9689° -87.2106°
Heading: S (181°)
Escambia County

Knicklebine Barge
Depth: 122 ft. (37.19 m)
Distance: 4.29 miles (3.73 nautical)
Location: 30.032833° -87.191583°
Heading: N (3°)
Escambia County

Antares Ship
Depth: 130 ft. (39.62 m)
Distance: 5.33 miles (4.63 nautical)
Location: 30.007883° -87.130667°
Heading: NNE (20°)
Escambia County

Tenneco Platform
Depth: 175 ft. (53.34 m)
Distance: 7.64 miles (6.63 nautical)
Location: 29.99555° -87.085183°
Heading: NE (41°)
Escambia County

Navy Dive Tender Ydt15
Depth: 90 ft. (27.43 m)
Distance: 8.51 miles (7.39 nautical)
Location: 30.087783° -87.159167°
Heading: N (6°)
Escambia County

Navy Dive Tender Ydt14
Depth: 90 ft. (27.43 m)
Distance: 8.54 miles (7.42 nautical)
Location: 30.088833° -87.160667°
Heading: N (6°)
Escambia County

Don Phillips Barge And Parks
Depth: 100 ft. (30.48 m)
Distance: 8.73 miles (7.58 nautical)
Location: 30.095833° -87.176667°
Heading: N (4°)
Escambia County

East Lap Chemical Courier
Depth: 95 ft. (28.96 m)
Distance: 8.88 miles (7.71 nautical)
Location: 30.099167° -87.1825°
Heading: N (3°)
Santa Rosa County

East Lap Army Tanks 10
Depth: 105 ft. (32.00 m)
Distance: 9.39 miles (8.15 nautical)
Location: 30.10845° -87.19995°
Heading: N (1°)
Escambia County

East Lap Army Tanks 11
Depth: 105 ft. (32.00 m)
Distance: 9.39 miles (8.16 nautical)
Location: 30.108467° -87.199617°
Heading: N (1°)
Escambia County


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