Wednesday, November14, 2018 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Punta Rassa, FL

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What's New / NOTES
10/6/2018 Colors of tide XTide graphs changed to emphasize that they were upgraded. See next note. Comments welcome.
10/4/2018 I have fixed XTide and updated the harmonic files. There were some name changes so you might have to click EDIT to find the new station name.

Sunrise 6:45AMSunset 5:39PM Wednesday November 14, 2018 10:43 PM EST (03:43 UTC) Moonrise 12:33PMMoonset 11:40PM Illumination 46% Phase: First Quarter Moon; Moon at 7 days in cycle
NOTE: Some of the data on this page has not been verified and should be used with that in mind. It may and occasionally will, be wrong. The tide reports are by xtide and are NOT FOR NAVIGATION.
Marine Forecasts
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GMZ856 Coastal Waters From Bonita Beach To Englewood Fl Out 20 Nm- 843 Pm Est Wed Nov 14 2018
.small craft exercise caution late tonight...
Rest of tonight..Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming northwest around 15 knots after midnight, then becoming north toward morning. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of Thunderstorms.
Thursday..North winds 15 to 20 knots then becoming northwest in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Bay and inland waters choppy. A slight chance of showers.
Thursday night..North winds around 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Bay and inland waters choppy.
Friday..North winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Friday night..Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Saturday..North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Saturday night through Sunday night..Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Monday..North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
GMZ800 Synopsis For The Coastal Waters From Bonita Beach To Suwannee River- 843 Pm Est Wed Nov 14 2018
Synopsis..A cold front will move across the waters later tonight with showers and a few Thunderstorms continuing along and ahead of it. Winds will shift to the northwest and north and increase toward small craft levels over the offshore waters late tonight through Thursday as the front moves through the waters. The front will move south of the waters Thursday night as high pressure builds in over the northern gulf on Friday and into the upcoming weekend with diminishing winds and subsiding seas expected.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Punta Rassa, FL
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Area Discussion for - Tampa Bay, FL
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area forecast discussion
national weather service tampa bay ruskin fl
800 pm est Wed nov 14 2018

Update
A cold front moving southeast through the florida panhandle
and eastern gulf of mexico is on track to push south into
the florida peninsula overnight, with a robust squall line
positioned ahead of the front, just now entering the
coastal waters early this evening. Scattered to numerous
thunderstorms are developing over the florida peninsula
ahead of this storm, and are continuing to lift north
through the forecast area this evening. Storms were a bit
slower in developing this afternoon than were previously
forecast, and hrrr and other short range models are showing
a the squall line breaking apart as it approaches the coast
overnight. As a result, the rain forecast for the overnight
hours was dialed back slightly from what was previously
advertised.

Otherwise, the forecast looks on track, and no significant
changes were needed for the evening update.

Aviation
Scattered showers and thunderstorms will continue to move
north through the area overnight, causing periods of
MVFR-ifr conditions. Widespread MVFR ceilings will spread
across the area overnight as a cold front passes south into
the area. On Thursday, periods of MVFR ceilings will
continue throughout much of the day under breezy northwest
winds.

Marine
Showers and thunderstorms will continue and winds will
increase overnight as a strong cold front pushes southeast
into the coastal waters. Winds are expected to reach
advisory levels offshore overnight, and cautionary levels
nearshore. Winds will turn to the northwest and then north
behind the front tonight and Thursday, and will hold around
cautionary levels. Winds will gradually subside Friday
through the upcoming weekend as high pressure builds in from
the northwest.

Preliminary point temps pops
Tpa 68 70 50 67 50 20 0 0
fmy 71 77 55 72 40 20 0 0
gif 68 73 46 68 40 20 0 0
srq 69 72 54 69 40 20 0 0
bkv 66 67 42 66 60 20 0 0
spg 69 70 54 67 50 20 0 0

Tbw watches warnings advisories
Fl... High rip current risk from 5 am est Thursday through
Thursday evening for coastal charlotte-coastal
hillsborough-coastal lee-coastal manatee-coastal
sarasota-pinellas.

Gulf waters... Small craft advisory from 11 pm this evening to 5 pm est
Thursday for waters from bonita beach to englewood fl
out 20 to 60 nm-waters from englewood to tarpon
springs fl out 20 to 60 nm-waters from tarpon springs
to suwannee river fl out 20 to 60 nm.

Update aviation marine... 18 fleming
upper air... 99
decision support... 99


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
FMRF1 - 8725520 - Fort Myers, FL 13 mi43 min ESE 1.9 G 4.1 76°F 82°F1015.8 hPa (+0.8)
NPSF1 - 8725110 - Naples, FL 28 mi43 min 2.9 G 5.1 79°F 81°F1016 hPa (+0.8)
RKXF1 - Rookery Bay Reserve, FL 35 mi58 min 75°F
VENF1 - Venice, FL 46 mi43 min E 5.1 G 6 77°F 80°F1016.1 hPa (+1.2)75°F

Wind History for Naples, FL
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Fort Myers, Page Field, FL10 mi50 minN 010.00 miMostly Cloudy76°F73°F94%1016.2 hPa
Fort Myers, Southwest Florida International Airport, FL14 mi1.8 hrsE 310.00 miMostly Cloudy75°F73°F94%1015.5 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Punta Rassa, San Carlos Bay, Florida
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Punta Rassa
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Wed -- 03:48 AM EST     2.18 feet High Tide
Wed -- 06:46 AM EST     Sunrise
Wed -- 11:51 AM EST     0.24 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 12:32 PM EST     Moonrise
Wed -- 05:38 PM EST     Sunset
Wed -- 07:50 PM EST     1.63 feet High Tide
Wed -- 11:14 PM EST     1.48 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 11:40 PM EST     Moonset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Tide / Current Tables for Point Ybel (0.4 Mi. NW of), Florida Current
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Point Ybel (0.4 Mi. NW of)
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Wed -- 02:12 AM EST     0.62 knots Max Flood
Wed -- 04:28 AM EST     -0.00 knots Slack
Wed -- 06:46 AM EST     Sunrise
Wed -- 10:08 AM EST     -0.85 knots Max Ebb
Wed -- 12:32 PM EST     Moonrise
Wed -- 01:08 PM EST     0.00 knots Slack
Wed -- 03:51 PM EST     0.78 knots Max Flood
Wed -- 05:38 PM EST     Sunset
Wed -- 10:23 PM EST     -0.00 knots Slack
Wed -- 11:40 PM EST     -0.18 knots Max Ebb
Wed -- 11:40 PM EST     Moonset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Weather Map and Satellite Images
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