Tuesday, September26, 2017 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Bradenton Beach, FL

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What's New / NOTES
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.
5/23/2017 - Worked with NOAA again to speed up the 7 day forecast load times. Thanks to them for being responsive.
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 7:20AMSunset 7:22PM Tuesday September 26, 2017 2:14 PM EDT (18:14 UTC) Moonrise 12:00PMMoonset 10:59PM Illumination 35% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 6 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- 953 Am Edt Tue Sep 26 2017
This afternoon..Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming west around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Tonight..North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Wednesday..North winds around 5 knots then becoming northwest in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Wednesday night..North winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Thursday..North winds around 5 knots then becoming west late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth. Scattered Thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Thursday night..Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming north late in the evening, then becoming east around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated Thunderstorms.
Friday..East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered Thunderstorms.
Friday night..East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered Thunderstorms in the evening, then isolated Thunderstorms after midnight.
Saturday..East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered Thunderstorms.
GMZ800 Synopsis For The Coastal Waters From Bonita Beach To Suwannee River- 953 Am Edt Tue Sep 26 2017
Synopsis..As hurricane maria continues to pull away from the region over the western atlantic ocean and high pressure remains to our north and west, we will maintain weak gradient flow with light and variable to light north/northwest winds much of the week. Dry conditions are expected through at least mid week with a gradual return of moisture and increasing rain chances Friday into the weekend. High pressure also looks to build in north of the waters over the weekend with a sustained easterly flow pattern setting up.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Bradenton Beach city, FL
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Area Discussion for - Tampa Bay, FL
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national weather service tampa bay ruskin fl
131 pm edt Tue sep 26 2017

Aviation
Some isolated to widely scattered shra tsra may impact kpgd,
kfmy, klal, and krsw terminals between 20-24z and have
included vcts at these sites, otherwiseVFR will prevail.

Some brief ifr vsbys from patchy fog may also impact kpgd
and klal between 09-13z Wednesday morning, otherwiseVFR
will continue. West winds in the 7 to 10 knot range this
afternoon will become light and variable after 02z tonight,
then becoming west at 6 to 8 knots Wednesday afternoon as
the sea breeze redevelops and moves inland.

Prev discussion issued 943 am edt Tue sep 26 2017
update...

weak high pressure to the northwest and hurricane maria
moving slowly north over the atlantic east of the mid
atlantic coast will allow some drier mid level air to
filter into the forecast area the remainder of the day.

This drier air should keep overall rain chances below
normal, however adequate low level moisture combined with
daytime heating should result in isolated to widely
scattered shower storm development over inland locations
along the sea breeze during the afternoon and across
southern most locations where better moisture will reside
while mainly dry conditions are expected from the bay area
north into the nature coast. Afternoon temperatures will
climb toward 90 along the coast prior to the onset of the
sea breeze, with lower 90s expected over inland areas.

High-res model output and ongoing forecast concurs with
this so a morning update will not be required at this time.

Marine...

light winds and slight seas are being observed over the gulf
waters early this morning, and little change to current
conditions expected through the afternoon with a weak
pressure pattern supporting an onshore sea breeze
component around 10 knots developing along the coast during
the afternoon. Ongoing forecast is on track with no changes
expected in the next forecast issuance around 10 am.

Hydrology...

while moderate to major flooding continues on the
withlacoochee river in pasco and hernando counties, the
river is slowly receding. As the water routes farther
downstream, minor flooding is still forecasted to begin
over the next couple of days in northern citrus county. The
withlacoochee river has not flooded in some of these
locations within the last 10+ years. Elsewhere, levels
continue to recede along most of west central florida's
rivers. With no widespread rainfall expected over the next
several days, additional flooding is not expected to occur.

Most of the flooding that occurred from hurricane irma
resulted in the worst flooding many places have seen in the
last 50-70 years. For example, the official crest on the
peace river at arcadia of 19.20 feet was the 3rd highest on
record and the worst flooding since 1933.

Tbw watches warnings advisories...

fl... None.

Gulf waters... None.

Aviation... 57 mcmichael


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
PMAF1 13 mi44 min 83°F 85°F1011.9 hPa
MTBF1 14 mi44 min WNW 4.1 G 5.1 83°F 1012.7 hPa
CLBF1 18 mi80 min WSW 5.1 G 7 85°F 1012.2 hPa
SAPF1 - 8726520 - St. Petersburg, FL 20 mi44 min SSE 2.9 G 5.1 88°F 85°F1012.9 hPa
OPTF1 - 8726607 - Old Port Tampa, FL 28 mi44 min SW 4.1 G 5.1 84°F 85°F1012.6 hPa
VENF1 - Venice, FL 30 mi74 min W 8 G 8.9 84°F 86°F1013 hPa (-0.8)77°F
MCYF1 34 mi44 min 83°F
TPAF1 - 8726694 - TPA Cruise Terminal 2, Tampa, FL 35 mi50 min SSW 5.1 G 8
TSHF1 - 8726667 - East Bay Causeway, FL 35 mi50 min SSW 5.1 G 7
CWBF1 - 8726724 - Clearwater Beach, FL 36 mi44 min W 8 G 9.9 83°F 85°F1012.8 hPa
FHPF1 - Fred Howard Park, FL 48 mi80 min W 7 G 8 84°F 1013.9 hPa

Wind History for C-Cut, FL
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Airport Reports
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Sarasota / Bradenton, Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport, FL9 mi81 minW 910.00 miA Few Clouds84°F75°F77%1012.5 hPa
Albert Whitted Airport, FL21 mi81 minN 010.00 miFair87°F72°F61%1012.5 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Cortez, Sarasota Bay, Florida
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Cortez
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Tue -- 03:23 AM EDT     2.32 feet High Tide
Tue -- 07:21 AM EDT     Sunrise
Tue -- 11:52 AM EDT     0.54 feet Low Tide
Tue -- 12:59 PM EDT     Moonrise
Tue -- 06:28 PM EDT     1.65 feet High Tide
Tue -- 07:22 PM EDT     Sunset
Tue -- 10:39 PM EDT     1.52 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Tide / Current Tables for Tampa Bay Entrance (Egmont Channel), Florida Current
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Tampa Bay Entrance (Egmont Channel)
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Tue -- 03:20 AM EDT     0.93 knots Max Flood
Tue -- 06:07 AM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Tue -- 07:21 AM EDT     Sunrise
Tue -- 09:34 AM EDT     -1.30 knots Max Ebb
Tue -- 12:59 PM EDT     Moonrise
Tue -- 01:51 PM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Tue -- 05:21 PM EDT     0.89 knots Max Flood
Tue -- 07:22 PM EDT     Sunset
Tue -- 09:33 PM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Tue -- 10:55 PM EDT     -0.13 knots Max Ebb
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Weather Map and Satellite Images
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Wind Forecast for Tampa Bay, FL (14,3,4,5)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Tampa Bay Area, FL
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Gulf Stream Current


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