Naval Support Facility Panama City 

Navy base, Houses Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD) and the Navy Experimental Diving Unit (NEDU)
308 Vernon Ave, Panama City, FL 32407

Weather/Climate
 
In Panama City, the summers are long, hot, and oppressive; the winters are short, cool, and windy; and it is wet and partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 46°F to 89°F and is rarely below 33°F or above 93°F.
 
Based on the tourism score, the best times of year to visit Panama City for warm-weather activities are from early April to mid May and from early October to early November.
Cost of Living
 
Compared to the state average of Florida the cost of living index in Panama City, FL is 89, which is 10% lower than the average in Florida and compared to the national average it is 11% lower than.
 
If you look at everyday goods and services they can be a good indicator in a certain city of the general costs of goods there. In Panama City, FL goods and services come in at 8% lower than the average in Florida and are 9% lower than compared to the nationwide average.
Getting to Know the Area
 
Panama City is on St. Andrews Bay, in the Florida Panhandle. The historic St. Andrews district has a marina and seafood restaurants. Across the bay is Panama City Beach, a resort city on the Gulf of Mexico. It’s known for its long white-sand beach and amusement parks. On the Shell Island peninsula, St. Andrews State Park has beaches, plus nature trails. Dolphins and sea turtles swim in the waters offshore. 
 
Panama City is a four-season paradise for water sports enthusiasts.
Kayaking, paddleboarding, sailing and kiteboarding are popular activities on the crystal-blue waters of St. Andrews Bay, with world-class beaches just minutes away.
Numerous charters offer inshore and offshore fishing, scuba and snorkeling excursions.
Guided daytrips are available for dolphin-watching and shelling on uninhabited islands. Fresh, locally caught seafood is featured at many of the restaurants, while some offer live music and waterfront views.

Events

Check out these websites for a list of all of the great events going on in the area.  

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