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Virginia Reef Latitude: 29.84732 Longitude: -85.52507




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Virginia Reef
Gulf County, Florida



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
Observations : National Data Buoy Center
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National Hurricane Center

ABNT20 KNHC 210526

Tropical Weather Outlook
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL
100 AM EST Thu Nov 21 2019

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

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical
Storm Sebastien, located a few hundred miles north-northeast of
the northern Leeward Islands.

Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days.

Forecaster Cangialosi

Marine Forecast for Virginia Reef as requested 02:48:16, Nov 21
NWS Forecast for: 21NM SSE Panama City FL
Gulf of Mexico

Issued by: National Weather Service Tallahassee, FL
Last Update: 1:16 am CST Nov 21, 2019

Overnight: E wind 10 to 15 kt. Clear. Seas around 1 ft. Dominant period 3 seconds.

Thursday: SE wind around 10 kt. Sunny. Seas around 1 ft. Dominant period 3 seconds.

Thursday Night: ESE wind 5 to 10 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 1 ft. Dominant period 3 seconds.

Friday: E wind 5 to 10 kt becoming S in the morning. Partly sunny. Seas around 1 ft. Dominant period 3 to 4 seconds.

Friday Night: S wind around 10 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas 1 to 2 ft.

Saturday: S wind 10 to 15 kt becoming WSW in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Seas 2 to 3 ft with occasional seas up to 4 ft.

Saturday Night: W wind 15 to 20 kt becoming NNW after midnight. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas 3 to 4 ft with occasional seas up to 5 ft.

Sunday: NW wind 10 to 15 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas 2 to 3 ft with occasional seas up to 4 ft.

Sunday Night: NW wind around 10 kt becoming NNE after midnight. Partly cloudy. Seas around 2 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

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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Solunar Data

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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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