Friday, November16, 2018 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Pine Island Center, FL

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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 6:47AMSunset 5:38PM Friday November 16, 2018 5:42 PM EST (22:42 UTC) Moonrise 1:50PMMoonset 12:32AM Illumination 64% Phase: Waxing Gibbous; Moon at 9 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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GMZ836 Charlotte Harbor And Pine Island Sound- 248 Pm Est Fri Nov 16 2018
Tonight..North winds 10 to 15 knots then becoming northeast 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Saturday..Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Saturday night..Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Sunday..North winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Sunday night..Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Monday..North winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
Monday night..Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Tuesday..Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
Tuesday night..Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Wednesday..Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
GMZ800 Synopsis For The Coastal Waters From Bonita Beach To Suwannee River- 248 Pm Est Fri Nov 16 2018
Synopsis..High pressure will remain across the waters through early Monday, with winds continuing to lighten and turning to the northeast and east as the high center shifts to the northeast. A weak front then pushes through the area Monday night and Tuesday, with winds just backing a bit to the north and northeast. Ridging returns thereafter.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Pine Island Center, FL
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Area Discussion for - Tampa Bay, FL
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1241 pm est Fri nov 16 2018

Short term (tonight-Saturday)
High pressure and mostly clear conditions will continue
through Saturday. Winds turn more to the NE overnight and
lighten as the high pressure center builds into the deep
south. Lows tonight expected to fall into the mid 30s to
lower 40s north, mid 40s inland to mid 50s coastal central,
and lower to mid 50s south.

Long term (Saturday night-Friday)
Surface ridging will continue across the area through
Monday as conditions moderate with E NE winds in place, and
aloft generally W SW flow remains across the area. A weak
front then moves into the area Monday night Tuesday and a
secondary boundary moving through Wednesday, with upper
energy lingering across the area through the end of the
period. A few showers possible with this, but mostly south.

Weak ridging briefly builds back over the area Thursday but
an area of low pressure will be moving across the northern
gulf and over the area Friday. This will bring some
scattered showers and a few storms with it. Highs will
linger in the mid 70s to lower 80s through the period, with
lows warming from the upper 40s to lower 60s Saturday night
to in the 50s to lower 60s Sunday night through the rest of
the period.

Aviation
Moderate N winds becoming light and turning more to the ne
overnight then increasing again after 14z.VFR expected
through the period.

Marine
Scec conditions continue through early this afternoon then
diminish as winds turn from the north to the ne. High
pressure remains across the waters through early Monday,
with winds continuing to turn to the E NE as the high center
shifts to the ne. A weak front then pushes through the area
Monday night Tuesday, with winds just backing a bit to the
n ne. Ridging returns thereafter.

Fire weather
Moisture will moderate overnight with no concerns through
the period.

Preliminary point temps pops
Tpa 49 74 58 77 0 0 0 0
fmy 52 79 60 81 0 0 0 0
gif 47 75 57 79 0 0 0 0
srq 50 75 59 77 0 0 0 0
bkv 39 73 51 77 0 0 0 0
spg 54 72 62 77 0 0 0 0

Tbw watches warnings advisories
Fl... High rip current risk until 9 pm est this evening for
coastal charlotte-coastal hillsborough-coastal lee-
coastal manatee-coastal sarasota-pinellas.

Gulf waters... None.

Short term aviation marine fire weather... 24 hubbard
mid term long term decision support... 42 norman


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
FMRF1 - 8725520 - Fort Myers, FL 16 mi42 min NNE 7 G 9.9 70°F 75°F1017.4 hPa (-0.0)
BGCF1 - Big Carlos Pass, FL 20 mi108 min NNE 13 G 17 71°F 1017.5 hPa
VENF1 - Venice, FL 37 mi42 min NNE 5.1 G 7 67°F 75°F1018.3 hPa (-0.0)42°F
NPSF1 - 8725110 - Naples, FL 37 mi42 min NE 7 G 9.9 71°F 77°F1017.1 hPa (-0.0)
RKXF1 - Rookery Bay Reserve, FL 45 mi57 min 71°F

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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Fort Myers, Page Field, FL16 mi49 minNNE 910.00 miFair70°F43°F38%1017.7 hPa
Fort Myers, Southwest Florida International Airport, FL22 mi49 minNNE 810.00 miFair70°F44°F39%1017.4 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Redfish Pass, Captiva Island (north end), Florida
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Redfish Pass
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Fri -- 12:33 AM EST     Moonset
Fri -- 12:58 AM EST     1.19 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 06:35 AM EST     1.62 feet High Tide
Fri -- 06:48 AM EST     Sunrise
Fri -- 01:50 PM EST     Moonrise
Fri -- 01:52 PM EST     0.39 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 05:38 PM EST     Sunset
Fri -- 09:14 PM EST     1.55 feet High Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Tide / Current Tables for Boca Grande Pass, Charlotte Harbor, Florida Current
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Boca Grande Pass
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Fri -- 12:33 AM EST     Moonset
Fri -- 12:37 AM EST     -0.50 knots Max Ebb
Fri -- 02:17 AM EST     0.00 knots Slack
Fri -- 04:47 AM EST     0.89 knots Max Flood
Fri -- 06:49 AM EST     Sunrise
Fri -- 07:47 AM EST     -0.00 knots Slack
Fri -- 12:19 PM EST     -1.30 knots Max Ebb
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Fri -- 03:02 PM EST     0.00 knots Slack
Fri -- 05:38 PM EST     Sunset
Fri -- 06:35 PM EST     1.65 knots Max Flood
Fri -- 11:11 PM EST     -0.00 knots Slack
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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