Hourly Florida Panhandle to Orange Beach Alabama Surf Report

Thursday August 5 11:19 AM EDT

Today's Wave height and wind

Aloha Panhandlers this is the machine with the Thursday surf report. into the hour. Surf is up! Take a look! Minimal Shin to Knee pulse. Currently on Panama City Beach northeast winds 6 to 10 knots. Fort Morgan AL north-northeast winds around 8 knots. . Check out the Wave Watch III model for future surf ops over next six days.

Check out the live beach cam at bottom of page. Stay tuned to buoys, weather and models for an in depth look at the sea state. This report was updated and created at 11:19 am. This is the secret spot on the web with all the relevant Florida surf data. Hourly updates around the clock.

National Hurricane Center is reporting on two areas with chances for Tropical Cyclone development. Chances are as follows; one low [20%] and one medium [60%]. View the latest Spaghetti Models for Invest 92L. The WX Page surveils the Tropical Atlantic with 24/7 updates, timestamped graphics and forecasting images. Further guidance for the Atlantic can be found within GFS modeling. NHC elaborates on the two chances for potential development in the Tropical Weather Outlook. When the next storm develops, Fred will be it's name. A total of 117 days of Hurricane season ahead.

The 2021 storm names are as follows; Ana, Bill, Claudette, Danny, Elsa, Fred, Grace, Henri, Ida, Julian, Kate, Larry, Mindy, Nicholas, Odette, Peter, Rose, Sam, Teresa, Victor and Wanda.

Have a great day.

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42012 Wave Buoy

Orange Beach Al
Timestamp 09:50 AM EDT
Swell Direction : 154 ° SSE
Wave height: 1.9 ft
Dominant Wave Period : 5 s
Average Wave Period : 3.7 s
TimeWave HeightPeriodDirection
09:00 AM 2.05SSE
08:00 AM 2.05SSE
07:00 AM 2.05S
06:00 AM 2.34ESE
05:00 AM 2.34ESE
04:00 AM 2.36SSW

42039 Wave Buoy

Pensacola
Timestamp 10:50 AM EDT
Swell Direction : 17 ° NNE
Wave height: 2.6 ft
Dominant Wave Period : 4 s
Average Wave Period : 4.4 s
TimeWave HeightPeriodDirection
09:00 AM 2.35WSW
08:00 AM 2.65W
07:00 AM 3.06WSW
06:00 AM 3.05NNW
05:00 AM 3.35W
04:00 AM 3.36SW


42036 Wave Buoy

West Tampa
Timestamp 09:50 AM EDT
Swell Direction : 228 ° SW
Wave height: 4.5 ft
Dominant Wave Period : 7 s
Average Wave Period : 4.5 s
TimeWave HeightPeriodDirection
09:00 AM 4.67SW
08:00 AM 4.67WSW
07:00 AM 5.27WSW
06:00 AM 4.66SW
05:00 AM 4.36SW
04:00 AM 3.96SSW


Sunrise and Sunset

Destin Florida

Sunrise6:06 am
Sunset7:37 pm

Dauphin Island Alabama

Sunrise6:13 am
Sunset7:43 pm

Panama City Beach Florida

Sunrise6:04 am
Sunset7:30 pm

Moon Phase

Waning Crescent

Tides Panhandle

Navarre Beach

DateTimeFeetTide
2021/08/05 06:44 AM1.60 H
2021/08/05 05:56 PM-0.07 L

Panama City Beach

DateTimeFeetTide
2021/08/05 06:23 AM1.72 H
2021/08/05 05:54 PM-0.02 L

Alabama Point

DateTimeFeetTide
2021/08/05 08:52 AM0.99 H
2021/08/05 07:03 PM-0.18 L

PCBF1 Wind Station

Panama City Beach
Timestamp: 10:30 AM EDT
Wind Direction : 40 ° NE
Wind Speed: 5.7 kts
Wind Gusts: 9.5 kts
Baromertic Pressure: 1017.6 mb
Air Temperature: 78 °f
Water Temperature: 83 °f
TimeWind SpeedWind GustDirection
10:00 AM 7.6 9.5 NNE
09:00 AM 3.8 7.6 NNE
08:00 AM 3.8 7.6 N
07:00 AM 1.9 3.8 N
06:00 AM 3.8 5.7 N
05:00 AM 3.8 3.8 N
04:00 AM 3.8 5.7 N
03:00 AM 3.8 5.7 NE
02:00 AM 3.8 7.6 ENE
01:00 AM 5.7 7.6 NE


PCLF1 Wind Station

Pensacola
Timestamp: 10:30 AM EDT
Wind Direction : 140 ° SE
Wind Speed: 1.9 kts
Wind Gusts: 3.8 kts
Baromertic Pressure: 1017.4 mb
Air Temperature: 83 °f
Water Temperature: 86 °f
TimeWind SpeedWind GustDirection
10:00 AM 7.6 9.5 NNE
09:00 AM 3.8 7.6 NNE
08:00 AM 3.8 7.6 N
07:00 AM 1.9 3.8 N
06:00 AM 3.8 5.7 N
05:00 AM 3.8 3.8 N
04:00 AM 3.8 5.7 N
03:00 AM 3.8 5.7 NE
02:00 AM 3.8 7.6 ENE
01:00 AM 5.7 7.6 NE


FMOA1 Wind Station

Fort Morgan Al
Timestamp: 10:30 AM EDT
Wind Direction : 30 ° NNE
Wind Speed: 7.6 kts
Wind Gusts: 7.6 kts
Baromertic Pressure: 1017.4 mb
Air Temperature: 79 °f
TimeWind SpeedWind GustDirection
10:00 AM 7.6 9.5 NNE
09:00 AM 7.6 9.5 NNE
08:00 AM 7.6 7.6 NNE
07:00 AM 7.6 7.6 NE
06:00 AM 5.7 7.6 NE
05:00 AM 5.7 7.6 NE
04:00 AM 5.7 7.6 ENE
03:00 AM 7.6 9.5 E
02:00 AM 7.6 9.5 ENE
01:00 AM 9.5 11.4 NE



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