Tuesday, February20, 2018 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Vamo, FL

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Sunrise 7:00AMSunset 6:26PM Tuesday February 20, 2018 10:49 AM EST (15:49 UTC) Moonrise 10:06AMMoonset 11:00PM Illumination 28% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 5 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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GMZ853 Coastal Waters From Englewood To Tarpon Springs Fl Out 20 Nm- 732 Am Est Tue Feb 20 2018
Rest of today..Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south around 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light to moderate chop. A slight chance of showers in the morning.
Tonight..Southeast winds around 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots overnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light to moderate chop.
Wednesday..Southeast winds around 10 knots becoming northeast 5 to 10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Wednesday night..East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Thursday..East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Thursday night..East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Friday..East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Friday night..Northeast winds around 10 knots becoming east overnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Saturday..Southeast winds around 10 knots becoming south in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
GMZ800 Synopsis For The Coastal Waters From Bonita Beach To Suwannee River- 732 Am Est Tue Feb 20 2018
Synopsis..High pressure over the open atlantic ocean drifts down to latitude 30 north and drifts west ridging across florida to the gulf of mexico as it does. Patchy sea fog will be possible over the gulf waters mainly north of tarpon springs, early this morning and again later tonight.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Vamo, FL
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Area Discussion for - Tampa Bay, FL
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720 am est Tue feb 20 2018

Update
Mid upper level impulse is moving northwest across eastern gulf
of mexico this morning with associated area of clouds and some
light showers sprinkles. This impulse will continue to move
northwest and eventually out of our forecast area this afternoon.

In the meantime have updated grids zone forecast to include more
clouds and a slight chance of showers sprinkles over coastal
waters and to land areas close to the coast from around tampa bay
southward this morning. Once this moves by expect to see another
partly to mostly sunny and warm day with breezy southeast winds
keeping the sea breeze pinned along the coast north of tampa bay
and likely not developing at all further south. Temperatures will
warm into the 80s, possibly 90 in a few locations with a couple of
more record highs possible.

Aviation
SomeVFR ceilings and a few light showers sprinkles will be
possible early this morning then southeast winds will increase
to 10 to 15 knots with some gusts to 25 knots late this morning
and afternoon.

Marine
High pressure will continue to ridge west from the atlantic ocean
with southeast winds at around 15 knots or less across the waters.

Sea breeze will struggle to develop the next couple of afternoons
with the only real chance being along the nature coast. Present
marine forecast looks ok with no major changes planned for late
morning forecast.

Preliminary point temps pops
Tpa 87 70 87 67 10 10 10 0
fmy 89 68 89 67 10 0 0 0
gif 89 67 88 66 10 10 10 0
srq 86 68 87 67 10 10 0 0
bkv 89 64 90 64 10 10 10 0
spg 85 70 85 67 10 10 0 0

Tbw watches warnings advisories
Fl... None.

Gulf waters... None.

Update aviation marine fire weather... 69 close
upper air... 74 wynn
decision support... 74 wynn


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
VENF1 - Venice, FL 11 mi49 min SE 8.9 G 14 77°F 73°F1026.8 hPa (+1.5)70°F
42013 - C10 - Navy-2 22 mi79 min ESE 12 G 16 69°F
PMAF1 29 mi49 min 76°F 73°F1026.9 hPa (+1.8)
MTBF1 31 mi49 min SSE 9.9 G 13 74°F 1027.2 hPa (+1.7)68°F
42098 34 mi49 min 69°F2 ft
CLBF1 37 mi115 min E 5.1 G 8 76°F 1026.1 hPa
SAPF1 - 8726520 - St. Petersburg, FL 38 mi49 min ESE 2.9 G 7 76°F 74°F1026.6 hPa (+1.7)
OPTF1 - 8726607 - Old Port Tampa, FL 44 mi49 min SE 8.9 G 14 76°F 74°F1027.1 hPa (+1.5)
MCYF1 48 mi49 min 73°F
TPAF1 - 8726694 - TPA Cruise Terminal 2, Tampa, FL 49 mi61 min ESE 9.9 G 14

Wind History for C-Cut, FL
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Venice Municipal Airport, FL11 mi54 minESE 11 G 1810.00 miOvercast79°F69°F74%1026.7 hPa
Sarasota / Bradenton, Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport, FL13 mi56 minSE 1210.00 miOvercast77°F69°F77%1026.4 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Venice Inlet (inside), Florida
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Venice Inlet (inside)
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Tue -- 02:39 AM EST     1.37 feet High Tide
Tue -- 07:02 AM EST     Sunrise
Tue -- 08:44 AM EST     0.27 feet Low Tide
Tue -- 10:06 AM EST     Moonrise
Tue -- 03:05 PM EST     1.60 feet High Tide
Tue -- 06:25 PM EST     Sunset
Tue -- 09:54 PM EST     0.18 feet Low Tide
Tue -- 10:59 PM EST     Moonset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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0.91.11.31.41.210.70.50.30.30.40.60.91.21.51.61.51.310.70.40.20.20.3

Tide / Current Tables for Sarasota, Sarasota Bay, Florida
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Sarasota
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Tue -- 02:50 AM EST     1.38 feet High Tide
Tue -- 07:02 AM EST     Sunrise
Tue -- 09:37 AM EST     0.19 feet Low Tide
Tue -- 10:06 AM EST     Moonrise
Tue -- 03:05 PM EST     1.59 feet High Tide
Tue -- 06:25 PM EST     Sunset
Tue -- 10:30 PM EST     0.07 feet Low Tide
Tue -- 11:00 PM EST     Moonset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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0.71.11.31.41.31.10.90.60.40.20.20.40.71.11.51.61.51.31.10.70.40.20.10.1

Weather Map and Satellite Images
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Wind Forecast for Tampa Bay, FL (10,2,3,4)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Tampa Bay Area, FL
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Gulf Stream Current


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