Tuesday, July17, 2018 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Fort Myers Shores, FL

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What's New / NOTES
5/20/2018 -- NOAA is having problems with the data feed that I use to draw the graphs. They are aware of the issue and working to resolve it. Sometimes changing the location by about a mile will give a correct graph. 3/3/2018 - There is a new GOES Satellite for the east coast that required rewriting that part of the code. Please report any issues.

Sunrise 6:43AMSunset 8:23PM Tuesday July 17, 2018 1:53 AM EDT (05:53 UTC) Moonrise 10:34AMMoonset 11:13PM Illumination 19% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 4 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- 827 Pm Edt Mon Jul 16 2018
Rest of tonight..Southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated Thunderstorms after midnight.
Tuesday..Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered Thunderstorms.
Tuesday night..Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated Thunderstorms.
Wednesday..Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated Thunderstorms.
Wednesday night..Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated Thunderstorms.
Thursday..Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered Thunderstorms.
Thursday night..Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated Thunderstorms.
Friday..Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered Thunderstorms.
GMZ800 Synopsis For The Coastal Waters From Bonita Beach To Suwannee River- 827 Pm Edt Mon Jul 16 2018
Synopsis..Light winds and seas to persist over the waters over the next couple of days. By mid week, a weak front will stall over the northern waters, with southwesterly flow developing. This will set the stage for a rather prolonged period of unsettled weather and more widespread showers/storms. Southwest winds of 10 to 15 knots along with seas up to 3 feet will be possible mid to late week. This pattern looks to hold into the weekend.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Fort Myers Shores, 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
139 am edt Tue jul 17 2018

Aviation
Sw flow setting up with a few morning coastal showers
becoming early afternoon thunderstorms and winds becoming
more westerly and increasing to around 8kts.VFR conditions
will prevail but MVFR to ifr will be possible in any storms.

Storms then push inland and diminish in the evening, with
winds becoming light and variable after sunset.

Prev discussion issued 806 pm edt Mon jul 16 2018
update...

light west flow kept most of the storms inland this
afternoon, with a handful of isolated showers and storms
still continuing to linger south of interstate 4 and east of
interstate 75. As the Sun continue to set, these storms
will gradually dissipate over the next few hours, with
mostly rain free conditions expected overnight. Under the
west flow, nocturnal showers will develop over the eastern
gulf, and could push into the coast during the early morning
hours.

Overall, the forecast looks on track. The storms have been
a bit slower moving inland over southwest florida than was
previously forecast, so rain chances were increased slightly
there. Otherwise, no significant changes were needed for
the evening update.

Aviation...

the last few isolated thunderstorms are winding down around
klal and kpgd. Otherwise,VFR conditions are expected to
hold overnight. Showers developing over the eastern gulf of
mexico overnight will move east and into the coast during
the morning, with another round of thunderstorms expected to
form mainly during the afternoon and early evening hours
Tuesday.

Marine...

light and mainly west winds will hold through the rest of
the week as high pressure continues to ridge from the
western atlantic across the florida peninsula. A weak front
will push south into the northern gulf during the middle of
the week, with increased chances for showers and
thunderstorms. Outside of thunderstorms winds are expected
to remain less than 15 knots, with slight seas.

Preliminary point temps pops
Tpa 91 79 89 78 40 40 50 40
fmy 92 77 92 77 30 20 20 20
gif 92 76 90 76 60 20 50 20
srq 90 79 90 79 40 40 40 30
bkv 90 76 89 76 50 40 60 40
spg 89 80 88 79 50 40 50 40

Tbw watches warnings advisories
Fl... None.

Gulf waters... None.

Aviation... 24 hubbard


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
FMRF1 - 8725520 - Fort Myers, FL 8 mi36 min ESE 2.9 G 5.1 80°F 89°F1018.4 hPa
NPSF1 - 8725110 - Naples, FL 41 mi36 min 83°F 89°F1018.9 hPa
VENF1 - Venice, FL 44 mi54 min WSW 1.9 G 2.9 85°F 88°F77°F
RKXF1 - Rookery Bay Reserve, FL 46 mi69 min 77°F 77°F

Wind History for Naples, FL
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Airport Reports
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Fort Myers, Page Field, FL11 mi61 minE 4 miFair78°F77°F97%1018.9 hPa
Fort Myers, Southwest Florida International Airport, FL12 mi61 minESE 310.00 miFair79°F78°F97%1018.7 hPa
Punta Gorda, Charlotte County Airport, FL18 mi61 minN 010.00 miFair79°F73°F85%1019.2 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Fort Myers, Florida
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Fort Myers
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Tue -- 02:46 AM EDT     0.16 feet Low Tide
Tue -- 06:44 AM EDT     Sunrise
Tue -- 08:44 AM EDT     1.03 feet High Tide
Tue -- 11:34 AM EDT     Moonrise
Tue -- 02:01 PM EDT     0.53 feet Low Tide
Tue -- 07:49 PM EDT     1.42 feet High Tide
Tue -- 08:22 PM EDT     Sunset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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0.60.40.20.20.30.50.70.91110.80.70.60.50.60.811.21.41.41.31.21

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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Tue -- 12:20 AM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Tue -- 03:07 AM EDT     1.15 knots Max Flood
Tue -- 06:45 AM EDT     Sunrise
Tue -- 07:53 AM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Tue -- 10:04 AM EDT     -0.43 knots Max Ebb
Tue -- 11:35 AM EDT     Moonrise
Tue -- 11:54 AM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Tue -- 02:39 PM EDT     0.87 knots Max Flood
Tue -- 05:38 PM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Tue -- 08:22 PM EDT     Sunset
Tue -- 10:04 PM EDT     -1.13 knots Max Ebb
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Weather Map and Satellite Images
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