Date: September 30, 2014
No new closures reported
HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK:
No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
For the North Atlantic, Caribbean Sea, and the Gulf of Mexico
Shower activity associated with a weak low pressure area located a little more than 100 miles northwest of Bermuda is minimal and development is not expected. The low should move toward the north and then north-northeast over the next couple of days.
Formation chance through 48 hours is low, near 0 percent.
Formation chance through 5 days is low, near 0 percent.
GENERAL WEATHER OUTLOOK:
Today: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1pm; partly sunny, with a high near 85. Northeast winds around 5 mph, becoming south in the afternoon. The chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66 and calm winds.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Expect light and variable winds becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Wednesday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. South winds around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Today: Northeast winds 11 to 14 knots and diminishing to 8 to 11 knots in the late morning and early afternoon; then becoming southeast 5 to 8 knots late. Seas will be 1 to 2 feet. Isolated thunderstorms are possible in the afternoon.
Tonight: East winds 5 to 7 knots, seas 1 foot or less.
Wednesday: East winds 6 to 9 knots and becoming southeast 8 to 11 knots late in the afternoon. Seas will be 1 foot or less.
Wednesday night: Southeast winds 7 to 10 knots, seas 1 foot or less.
Rip Current Hazard: Low
Outlook for Tomorrow: Low
Surf Temperature: 82 degrees
High 1.8 ft 12:00 am, low 0.5 ft 12:20 pm / high 1.8 ft 1:02 am Wednesday / tide range is 1.3 feet
East Pass (Destin):
High 0.8 ft 2:22 am, low 0.1 ft 1:56 pm / high 0.9 ft 3:26 am Wednesday / tide range is 0.8 feet
High 1.4 ft 1:32 am, low 0.2 ft 1:56 pm / high 1.4 ft 2:36 am Wednesday / tide range is 1.2 feet
Keetch Byram drought index (KBDI): 400 – 499
Index for previous day: 430
Humidity: 57% inland & 60% coastal
Mixing height: 4300 inland & 4500 coastal
Transport winds: NE at 9 inland & NE at 10 coastal
Dispersion index: 51 inland & 52 coastal
(R = rising, S = steady, F = falling)
Yellow/Milligan: 1.22 ft (S)
Blackwater/Baker: 1.82 ft (S)
Shoal/SR 85, Crestview: 4.68 ft (R)
Shoal/Mossy Head: 6.98 ft (F)
SUN / MOON DATA:
Sunset: 1832 pm
End civil twilight: 1856
Moon phase: waxing 38%
Moonrise: 1322 tomorrow
Moonset: 2320 today
Begin civil twilight: 0615
Randy McDaniel, Okaloosa County Emergency Management