Thursday, October18, 2018 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Charlotte Park, FL

Version 3.4
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 7:28AMSunset 6:57PM Thursday October 18, 2018 10:40 PM EDT (02:40 UTC) Moonrise 2:37PMMoonset 12:57AM Illumination 71% 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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GMZ856 Coastal Waters From Bonita Beach To Englewood Fl Out 20 Nm- 843 Pm Edt Thu Oct 18 2018
Rest of tonight..East winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Friday..East winds around 10 knots then becoming north around 5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Friday night..Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Saturday..East winds around 5 knots then becoming west late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Saturday night..North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Sunday..Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
Sunday night..Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to around 20 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland waters choppy. A slight chance of showers.
Monday..East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Monday night..East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Tuesday..East winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
GMZ800 Synopsis For The Coastal Waters From Bonita Beach To Suwannee River- 843 Pm Edt Thu Oct 18 2018
Synopsis.. East to northeast winds will persist through the end of the week, with a weak sea breeze forming near the coast each afternoon. Winds will generally remain less than 15 knots except for tonight, when they will increase to near cautionary levels. For the weekend, winds will shift from south to southwest Saturday to northeast on Sunday as a cool front moves across the waters. Wind speeds will remain less than 15 knots Saturday, then increase to cautionary levels Sunday and then possibly to advisory criteria for a few hours Sunday night. A light easterly flow will then return early next week.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Charlotte Park, FL
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Area Discussion for - Tampa Bay, FL
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area forecast discussion... Updated
national weather service tampa bay ruskin fl
739 pm edt Thu oct 18 2018

Update
Pretty quiet evening across the area with only a few light showers
being observed on radar. Shower activity will diminish over the next
few hours before a mostly clear overnight is expected. It will remain
warm and muggy however with lows in the 70s. Similar weather expected
again for Friday with above normal temperatures and isolated shower
chances from tampa bay north. No changes made for the evening update.

Aviation
Vfr expected through the period. Winds will become light out of the
east to northeast tonight into Friday morning, then the sea breeze
will turn winds onshore at the coastal sites in the afternoon.

Similar to the past couple of mornings, we could see some patchy fog
at the normally fog-prone terminals, but nothing that should linger
for an extended period.

Marine
East to northeast winds will persist through the end of the week, with
a weak sea breeze forming near the coast each afternoon. Winds will
generally remain less than 15 knots except for tonight, when they will
increase to near cautionary levels. For the weekend, winds will shift
from south to southwest Saturday to northeast on Sunday as a cool
front moves across the waters. Wind speeds will remain less than 15
knots Saturday, then increase to cautionary levels Sunday and then
possibly to advisory criteria for a few hours Sunday night. A light
easterly flow will then return early next week.

Preliminary point temps pops
Tpa 74 89 75 88 10 10 0 10
fmy 73 90 72 89 0 10 0 10
gif 72 90 72 90 10 20 0 10
srq 74 88 74 86 20 0 0 0
bkv 71 89 71 88 10 20 10 10
spg 75 89 76 87 10 10 0 10

Tbw watches warnings advisories
Fl... None.

Gulf waters... None.

Update aviation marine... 11 mckaughan


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
FMRF1 - 8725520 - Fort Myers, FL 22 mi40 min E 4.1 G 7 81°F 85°F1021.1 hPa (+2.1)
VENF1 - Venice, FL 23 mi40 min E 8 G 9.9 82°F 84°F72°F
BGCF1 - Big Carlos Pass, FL 38 mi106 min E 6 G 8.9 84°F 1021.1 hPa
42013 - C10 - Navy-2 48 mi70 min NNE 9.7 G 12 83°F1021.2 hPa

Wind History for Naples, FL
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Punta Gorda, Charlotte County Airport, FL4 mi47 minE 810.00 miFair81°F71°F72%1021.9 hPa
Venice Municipal Airport, FL22 mi45 minE 710.00 miFair82°F71°F70%1021.3 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Punta Gorda, Charlotte Harbor, Florida
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Punta Gorda
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Thu -- 01:52 AM EDT     1.42 feet High Tide
Thu -- 01:57 AM EDT     Moonset
Thu -- 05:13 AM EDT     1.29 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 07:29 AM EDT     Sunrise
Thu -- 10:21 AM EDT     1.70 feet High Tide
Thu -- 03:37 PM EDT     Moonrise
Thu -- 06:37 PM EDT     0.40 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 06:56 PM EDT     Sunset
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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Thu -- 01:03 AM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Thu -- 01:58 AM EDT     Moonset
Thu -- 02:16 AM EDT     -0.29 knots Max Ebb
Thu -- 03:32 AM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Thu -- 06:20 AM EDT     0.90 knots Max Flood
Thu -- 07:30 AM EDT     Sunrise
Thu -- 09:55 AM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Thu -- 02:14 PM EDT     -1.57 knots Max Ebb
Thu -- 03:37 PM EDT     Moonrise
Thu -- 05:20 PM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Thu -- 06:57 PM EDT     Sunset
Thu -- 09:37 PM EDT     1.72 knots Max Flood
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Weather Map and Satellite Images
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