Marine Weather and Tides
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|Sunrise 7:17AM||Sunset 7:28PM||Friday September 21, 2018 11:55 AM EDT (15:55 UTC)||Moonrise 4:43PM||Moonset 3:07AM||Illumination 89%|
7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Cortez, FLHourly EDIT Help
Area Discussion for - Tampa Bay, FL  (on/off)  Help NOTE: mouseover dotted underlined text for definition
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area forecast discussion
national weather service tampa bay ruskin fl
831 am edt Fri sep 21 2018
Tutt moving over S fl peninsula this morning as seen in wv
imagery while 12z tbw sounding showing increased ne-e flow
through the column. Continue to expect another hot and
humid day area wide with bay and gulf seabreezes pinned to
the coast and longer hours of mostly sunny skies and surface
heating. Heat index values of 100-105 are possible as well.
Late afternoon through evening convective pattern again
with best coverage around i-4 corridor and back to the
beaches from around the tampa bay area through the suncoast
and SW fl. Scattered to numerous thunderstorms with frequent
dangerous lightning the main threat but could have gusty
winds and street flooding as well for any outdoor Friday
Vfr conditions this morning into the afternoon hours.
Afternoon seabreeze pinned to the coast or just over coastal
taf sites then sct-nmrs tsra will be possible at all sites
from after 18z through the evening with MVFR CIGS vsby and
gusty winds or brief ifr restrictions through 00-02z.
Prev discussion issued 302 am edt Fri sep 21 2018
morning water vapor imagery and upper air analysis shows broad high
pressure over the southeast with a couple of weak retrograding lows-
one off the east coast of florida and the other moving into the
central gulf of mexico. At the surface, high pressure well to the
north of the region extends southward over the area, with easterly
flow in place.
For today, high pressure aloft over the southeast will start to
slide eastward as a weak low moves westward across the state.
Surface high pressure to our north will keep an easterly flow in
place across the region. Some relatively drier air will nose in to|
the north-central peninsula from the northeast, keeping rain chances
a bit lower in those spots. Highest rain chances will be south of
the i-4 corridor along the coast, where easterly flow will meet with
a weak west coast sea breeze.
The weak low aloft will continue to shift farther westward this
weekend as the ridge over the atlantic extends back over the region
through next week. Surface high pressure will remain stretched from
the mid-atlantic region over the local area, keeping an easterly
flow in place. In general, we can expect fairly typical late
summertime conditions through the week, with warm and humid
conditions along with scattered showers and thunderstorms.
easterly flow will remain across the waters into next week, with a
weak sea breeze forming along the coast each afternoon. In general,
winds and seas will remain below headlines, but will be higher in or
near showers and thunderstorms.
no fire weather concerns as relative humidity values will remain
above critical levels. A typical distribution of scattered showers
and thunderstorms can be expected. No significant fog is anticipated.
Preliminary point temps pops
Tpa 91 76 90 76 40 10 50 30
fmy 91 75 90 75 70 40 40 40
gif 90 75 90 74 20 0 40 20
srq 89 76 89 75 60 30 50 40
bkv 91 73 90 73 30 10 40 20
spg 91 77 90 77 40 20 50 30
Tbw watches warnings advisories
Fl... Beach hazards statement through Monday evening for coastal
charlotte-coastal manatee-coastal sarasota-pinellas.
Gulf waters... None.
Update aviation marine fire weather... 25 davis
upper air... 27 shiveley
decision support... 74 wynn
Weather Reporting StationsEDIT (on/off)  Help NOTE: Click on distance to see the station location on a map
|Stations||Dist||Age||Wind||Air Temp||Water Temp||Waves||Pressure||DewPt|
|PMAF1||13 mi||44 min||83°F||89°F||1018.4 hPa|
|MTBF1||14 mi||44 min||83°F||1018.8 hPa||75°F|
|42098||15 mi||56 min||87°F||2 ft|
|CLBF1||18 mi||62 min||E 2.9 G 7||89°F||1017.8 hPa|
|SAPF1 - 8726520 - St. Petersburg, FL||20 mi||50 min||84°F||89°F||1018.9 hPa|
|GCTF1||22 mi||44 min||83°F||76°F|
|42013 - C10 - Navy-2||25 mi||86 min||NNE 7.8 G 9.7||86°F||1017.7 hPa|
|OPTF1 - 8726607 - Old Port Tampa, FL||27 mi||38 min||84°F||1018.9 hPa|
|VENF1 - Venice, FL||31 mi||56 min||Calm G 0||85°F||86°F||72°F|
|MCYF1||33 mi||44 min||87°F|
|TPAF1 - 8726694 - TPA Cruise Terminal 2, Tampa, FL||34 mi||74 min||NE 4.1 G 6|
|CWBF1 - 8726724 - Clearwater Beach, FL||35 mi||44 min||84°F||88°F||1019 hPa|
|FHPF1 - Fred Howard Park, FL||47 mi||122 min||SE 7 G 8||82°F||1019.8 hPa|
Wind History for C-Cut, FL(wind in knots) EDIT (on/off)  Help
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|Sarasota / Bradenton, Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport, FL||9 mi||2 hrs||SSE 4||10.00 mi||Fair||82°F||77°F||85%||1018.1 hPa|
|Albert Whitted Airport, FL||20 mi||2 hrs||ESE 9||10.00 mi||Overcast||82°F||78°F||88%||1018.6 hPa|
Wind History from SRQ (wind in knots)
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