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Marine Weather and Tides
Sarasota, FL

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6/25/2017 - NOAA is having a major issue that impact the 7 day forecast load times. Many users are reporting problems. The issue has been reported.
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5/19/2016 - There were issues with the 3 day airport observation history. I switched to another data source. Let me know if you see any issues with the data feeds.

Sunrise 6:36AMSunset 8:30PM Monday June 26, 2017 6:26 PM EDT (22:26 UTC) Moonrise 8:21AMMoonset 9:58PM Illumination 8% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 3 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- 304 Pm Edt Mon Jun 26 2017
Tonight..Northwest winds around 10 knots then becoming southeast around 5 knots toward morning. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Tuesday..South winds around 5 knots then becoming northwest around 10 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated Thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Tuesday night..North winds around 10 knots then becoming east around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated Thunderstorms after midnight.
Wednesday..Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming northwest late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated Thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered Thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Wednesday night..North 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. Scattered Thunderstorms.
Thursday..Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming west around 5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated Thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered Thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Thursday night..North 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. Scattered Thunderstorms in the evening, then isolated Thunderstorms after midnight.
Friday..South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered Thunderstorms.
Friday night..Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered Thunderstorms.
Saturday..South winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest around 5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered Thunderstorms.
GMZ800 Synopsis For The Coastal Waters From Bonita Beach To Suwannee River- 304 Pm Edt Mon Jun 26 2017
Synopsis..High pressure will remain over the waters through the coming week, with light winds and seas. Each morning will likely feature widely scattered storms developing in the overnight and early morning hours and fading by midday as storms develop inland. Locally gusty winds and rougher seas, heavy rain, and lightning will accompany any marine storms.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Sarasota, FL
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Area Discussion for - Tampa Bay, FL
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253 pm edt Mon jun 26 2017

Short term (today and Tuesday)
Broad cyclonic flow extends from the northern plains to the
great lakes and into new england. South and west of this
feature, potent upper level ridging persists from the
southern rockies into northern mexico, bringing an extended
bout of extreme heat to parts of the southwestern u.S. A
remnant cold front has stalled across the central florida
peninsula in response to a number of shortwave troughs
moving through the cyclonic flow aloft. As these shortwaves
depart to the north and east, the front will remain stalled,
eventually becoming washed out over the next day or two.

Showers and storms got an early start today aided by
enhanced convergence due to the presence of the weak front
and seabreeze circulations. Greater coverage has so far been
confined to areas along and just south of the front from
tampa bay north and east toward orlando. As winds continue
to veer with the seabreeze passage, expect storms to migrate
inland through this evening. Much like last night, showers
and storms may linger well into tonight over interior
portions of the peninsula, eventually winding down around
midnight.

For tomorrow expect much of the same. The weak front will
remain over the region, shifting a bit further south. This
will allow winds from tampa bay north to shift onshore
earlier, and may limit any rain chances to the late morning
and early afternoon hours. Convective coverage may be
enhance south of tampa bay in vicinity of the front and
interactions with seabreeze and frontal circulations. As
with today, storms will shift inland as westerly winds push
the west coast seabreeze inland.

Temperatures will remain near climatological normals with
highs ranging from the mid 80s along the coast to around 90
degrees elsewhere, and lows in the mid to upper 70s.

Mid term long term (Tuesday night-Monday)
Weak mid upper level ridging will remain across the area
through the period. Meanwhile at the surface a stalled out
front across north florida at the start of the period will
dissipate with high pressure moving across the eastern u.S.

Wednesday. During Thursday through next Monday the high will
move well out into the atlantic ocean with the ridge axis
setting up to our north. This will lead to a typical
summertime low level east to southeast flow across the
region and when combined with the sea breezes and abundant
moisture will lead to scattered to numerous diurnal showers
and thunderstorms each day drifting west out into the gulf
at night. Temperatures will remain seasonable with daytime
highs mostly in the upper 80s to lower 90s and overnight
lows in the 70s.

Aviation (18z tafs)
Scattered to numerous showers and storms have erupted early
today along and near a weak frontal boundary from tampa bay
northeast to orlando. This activity will gradually work its
way eastward with additional storms developing along the
seabreeze along the southwest florida coast through the
afternoon. With this evolution, most any terminal may see
visibility and ceiling limitations due to storms and will
maintain vcts. Storms should move east of coastal terminals
by 21z to 22z but may linger over interior areas into this
evening. Visibilities less than 1 2 mile and gusty winds
will be common with any thunderstorms.

Marine
High pressure will remain fixed over the waters through
this week and into the weekend, maintaining light winds and
favorable seas. The seabreeze will turn winds onshore each
afternoon near the coast. The only marine hazard will be
widely scattered marine thunderstorms, which may locally
enhance winds and seas, and produce heavy rainfall and
frequent lightning.

Fire weather
With abundant moisture in place and daily rain chances,
humidities will remain well above critical levels.

Therefore, no fire weather concerns are expected over the
next week.

Preliminary point temps pops
Tpa 77 89 76 91 20 50 20 60
fmy 75 91 75 92 40 40 20 50
gif 74 91 73 92 50 70 30 70
srq 77 88 75 90 10 40 10 50
bkv 73 90 73 91 20 50 20 60
spg 78 89 77 90 10 30 10 50

Tbw watches warnings advisories
Fl... None.

Gulf waters... None.

Short term aviation marine fire weather... 84 austin
mid term long term decision support... 69 close


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
PMAF1 20 mi38 min 85°F 92°F1014.9 hPa
VENF1 - Venice, FL 20 mi26 min NNW 7 G 8 85°F 88°F1015.8 hPa (-1.1)75°F
MTBF1 22 mi38 min NW 8 G 9.9 84°F 1015.7 hPa
42013 - C10 - Navy-2 23 mi56 min NW 7.8 G 9.7 86°F
CLBF1 28 mi92 min WNW 4.1 G 6 85°F 1015.6 hPa
SAPF1 - 8726520 - St. Petersburg, FL 29 mi44 min WNW 6 G 8.9 86°F 87°F
OPTF1 - 8726607 - Old Port Tampa, FL 35 mi38 min NW 5.1 G 6 85°F 87°F1015.7 hPa
MCYF1 40 mi38 min 88°F
TSHF1 - 8726667 - East Bay Causeway, FL 41 mi38 min W 8 G 13
TPAF1 - 8726694 - TPA Cruise Terminal 2, Tampa, FL 41 mi44 min W 4.1 G 8
CWBF1 - 8726724 - Clearwater Beach, FL 46 mi38 min W 5.1 G 6 1015.9 hPa

Wind History for C-Cut, FL
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Sarasota / Bradenton, Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport, FL3 mi33 minN 010.00 miFair84°F75°F74%1014.9 hPa
Venice Municipal Airport, FL20 mi31 minWNW 710.00 miFair86°F77°F75%1015.9 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Sarasota, Sarasota Bay, Florida
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Sarasota
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Mon -- 04:30 AM EDT     1.33 feet High Tide
Mon -- 06:37 AM EDT     Sunrise
Mon -- 08:06 AM EDT     1.19 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 09:21 AM EDT     Moonrise
Mon -- 02:01 PM EDT     2.51 feet High Tide
Mon -- 08:28 PM EDT     Sunset
Mon -- 10:41 PM EDT     -0.28 feet Low Tide
Mon -- 10:57 PM EDT     Moonset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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0.10.50.91.21.31.31.31.21.21.21.41.82.12.42.52.42.21.81.40.80.4-0-0.2-0.3

Tide / Current Tables for Tampa Bay (Sunshine Skyway Bridge), Florida Current
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Tampa Bay (Sunshine Skyway Bridge)
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Mon -- 02:45 AM EDT     1.72 knots Max Flood
Mon -- 06:37 AM EDT     Sunrise
Mon -- 07:21 AM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Mon -- 08:26 AM EDT     -0.15 knots Max Ebb
Mon -- 09:21 AM EDT     Moonrise
Mon -- 09:31 AM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Mon -- 01:22 PM EDT     1.31 knots Max Flood
Mon -- 04:17 PM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Mon -- 08:24 PM EDT     -1.92 knots Max Ebb
Mon -- 08:29 PM EDT     Sunset
Mon -- 10:58 PM EDT     Moonset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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0.41.11.61.71.510.50.1-0.1-0.10.10.611.31.20.80.2-0.5-1.2-1.7-1.9-1.9-1.6-1

Weather Map and Satellite Images
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Wind Forecast for Tampa Bay, FL (18,4,5,8)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Tampa Bay Area, FL
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