Hourly Florida Panhandle to Orange Beach Alabama Surf Report

Monday January 18 6:43 PM EST

Today's Wave height and wind

Aloha Panhandlers this is the machine with the Monday sunset surf report. into the hour. The surf is down! Currently on Panama City Beach west-southwest winds 8 to 10 knots. Fort Morgan AL south winds around 6 knots. . Check out the Wave Watch III model for future surf ops over next six days.

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Weather Forecast linked below by county:

42012 Wave Buoy

Orange Beach Al
Timestamp 05:50 PM EST
Wave height: 0.6 ft
Average Wave Period : 4.3 s
TimeWave HeightPeriodDirection
04:00 PM 0.7----
03:00 PM 1.04SSW
02:00 PM 1.04SW
01:00 PM 1.04SW
12:00 PM 1.04SW
11:00 AM 1.34SW

42039 Wave Buoy

Pensacola
Timestamp 05:50 PM EST
Swell Direction : 298 ° WNW
Wave height: 2.2 ft
Dominant Wave Period : 5 s
Average Wave Period : 4.0 s
TimeWave HeightPeriodDirection
04:00 PM 2.65WNW
03:00 PM 3.05WNW
02:00 PM 3.35WNW
01:00 PM 3.36WNW
12:00 PM 3.66NW
11:00 AM 3.66WNW


42036 Wave Buoy

West Tampa
Timestamp 05:50 PM EST
Swell Direction : 296 ° WNW
Wave height: 2.9 ft
Dominant Wave Period : 6 s
Average Wave Period : 4.6 s
TimeWave HeightPeriodDirection
04:00 PM 3.36WNW
03:00 PM 3.35WNW
02:00 PM 3.36WNW
01:00 PM 3.66WNW
12:00 PM 3.65NW
11:00 AM 3.66WNW


Sunrise and Sunset

Destin Florida

Sunrise6:41 am
Sunset5:11 pm

Dauphin Island Alabama

Sunrise6:47 am
Sunset5:18 pm

Panama City Beach Florida

Sunrise6:36 am
Sunset5:08 pm

Moon Phase

Waxing Crescent

Tides Panhandle

Navarre Beach

DateTimeFeetTide
2021/01/18 07:33 AM-0.06 L
2021/01/18 10:52 PM0.47 H

Panama City Beach

DateTimeFeetTide
2021/01/18 07:49 AM-0.04 L
2021/01/18 11:02 PM0.43 H

Alabama Point

DateTimeFeetTide
2021/01/18 07:06 AM0.24 L
2021/01/18 10:16 PM0.56 H

PCBF1 Wind Station

Panama City Beach
Timestamp: 05:48 PM EST
Wind Direction : 250 ° WSW
Wind Speed: 7.6 kts
Wind Gusts: 9.5 kts
Baromertic Pressure: 1023.0 mb
Air Temperature: 56 °f
Water Temperature: 57 °f
TimeWind SpeedWind GustDirection
05:00 PM 9.5 11.4 WSW
04:00 PM 11.4 11.4 WSW
03:00 PM 7.6 9.5 W
01:00 PM 7.6 9.5 WSW
12:00 PM 7.6 9.5 W
12:00 PM 5.7 5.7 WSW
11:00 AM 3.8 3.8 W
10:00 AM 3.8 5.7 NNW
09:00 AM 3.8 3.8 N
07:00 AM 3.8 3.8 N


PCLF1 Wind Station

Pensacola
Timestamp: 05:48 PM EST
Wind Direction : 170 ° S
Wind Speed: 3.8 kts
Wind Gusts: 5.7 kts
Baromertic Pressure: 1022.3 mb
Air Temperature: 54 °f
Water Temperature: 53 °f
TimeWind SpeedWind GustDirection
05:00 PM 9.5 11.4 WSW
04:00 PM 11.4 11.4 WSW
03:00 PM 7.6 9.5 W
01:00 PM 7.6 9.5 WSW
12:00 PM 7.6 9.5 W
12:00 PM 5.7 5.7 WSW
11:00 AM 3.8 3.8 W
10:00 AM 3.8 5.7 NNW
09:00 AM 3.8 3.8 N
07:00 AM 3.8 3.8 N


FMOA1 Wind Station

Fort Morgan Al
Timestamp: 05:48 PM EST
Wind Direction : 180 ° S
Wind Speed: 5.7 kts
Wind Gusts: 5.7 kts
Baromertic Pressure: 1022.2 mb
Air Temperature: 55 °f
TimeWind SpeedWind GustDirection
05:00 PM 5.7 5.7 S
04:00 PM 3.8 5.7 S
03:00 PM 5.7 5.7 S
01:00 PM 1.9 3.8 SSW
12:00 PM 1.9 3.8 W
12:00 PM 0 1.9 N
11:00 AM 0.0 1.0 --
10:00 AM 1.9 1.9 N
09:00 AM 1.9 3.8 N
07:00 AM 3.8 3.8 N



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