Date: March 10, 2014
HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK:
No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
For the North Atlantic, Caribbean Sea, and the Gulf of Mexico
The tropical forecast will resume 1 June 2014
GENERAL WEATHER OUTLOOK:
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Northwest winds around 5 mph and becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southwest winds around 5 mph and becoming calm after midnight.
Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers; mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Expect light and variable winds becoming southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night: Showers likely; partly cloudy during the early evening, then becoming cloudy with a low around 60. Southeast winds around 10 mph and becoming south after midnight. The chance of precipitation is 70%.
Today: Northwest winds 5 to 7 knots and becoming southwest in the afternoon. Seas will be 1 foot or less.
Tonight: South winds 5 to 8 knots, seas 1 foot or less.
Tuesday: Southeast winds 5 to 7 knots and increasing to 13 to 16 knots. Seas will be 1 to 2 feet. Showers are likely with a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Tuesday night: Southeast winds 17 to 20 knots and becoming southwest 15 to 18 knots after midnight. Seas will be 2 to 4 feet. Showers are likely with a slight chance of thunderstorms.
Rip Current Hazard: Low
Outlook for Tomorrow: Moderate
Surf Temperature: 57 degrees
High 7:04 pm / low 6:09 am
Destin (east pass)
High 6:44 pm, Low 5:10 am
For tide data please go to http://www.srh.noaa.gov/data/MOB/TIDMOB
Keetch Byram drought index (KBDI): 000 – 100
Index for previous day: 13
Humidity: 78% inland & 52% coastal
Mixing height: 5300 inland & 4300 coastal
Transport winds: W at 8 inland & W at 7 coastal
Dispersion index: 56 inland & 46 coastal
(R = rising, S = steady, F = falling)
Yellow/Milligan: 3.80 ft (F)
Blackwater/Baker: 2.75 ft (F)
Shoal/SR 85, Crestview: 5.56 ft (F)
Shoal/Mossy Head: 7.47 ft (F)
SUN / MOON DATA:
End civil twilight: 1915
Moon phase: waxing 70%
Moonrise: 1351 today
Moonset: 0339 tomorrow
Begin civil twilight: 0637
Randy McDaniel, Okaloosa County Emergency Management