Thursday, November23, 2017 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Ellenton, FL

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Sunrise 6:56AMSunset 5:37PM Thursday November 23, 2017 9:49 AM EST (14:49 UTC) Moonrise 10:59AMMoonset 9:58PM Illumination 24% 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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GMZ830 Tampa Bay Waters- 934 Am Est Thu Nov 23 2017
This afternoon..Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of Thunderstorms.
Tonight..Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of Thunderstorms.
Friday..North winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of Thunderstorms.
Friday night..North winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Saturday..North winds around 5 knots then becoming northwest around 10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Saturday night..Northwest winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Sunday..North winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Sunday night..Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Monday..Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
GMZ800 Synopsis For The Coastal Waters From Bonita Beach To Suwannee River- 934 Am Est Thu Nov 23 2017
Synopsis..An area of low pressure over the eastern gulf of mexico will move eastward across the florida peninsula today and tonight, and then into the atlantic ocean on Friday. Periods of cautionary level winds will continue over the northern gulf waters through tonight as this low pressure moves into the region. Sufficient moisture combined with this storm system will continue to support scattered to numerous showers and isolated Thunderstorms over the waters into Friday night. Pleasant dry weather will return to the waters on Saturday as high pressure builds in over the region.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Ellenton, FL
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Area Discussion for - Tampa Bay, FL
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national weather service tampa bay ruskin fl
927 am est Thu nov 23 2017

Update
It's starting out to be a cloudy and wet thanksgiving across west
central and southwest florida. The warm front extends across
northern florida with the main low just off the nature coast.

Several storms in the vicinity of the low center and along the cold
front farther south are moving northeast toward the west coast of
florida. Some water spouts have been showing up on radar this
morning over the coastal waters and we will continue to keep a close
eye on these storms as they approach land. High resolution model
guidance shows the showers and storms continuing to push northeast
through early this evening. With all the cloudiness and rain, temps
will be well below average today. Current forecast looks good for
now so not update needed at this time.

Aviation
Scattered showers will continue to drift northeast through the
morning, with increasing chances of MVFR ceilings and visibilities,
or perhaps some occasional ifr. Rain and thunderstorms chances will
increase through the rest of the day and into Thursday night, with
MVFR ceilings possible at just about any time.

Marine
An area of low pressure in the eastern gulf will stretch northeast
through the florida peninsula today and tonight, with scattered to
numerous showers and thunderstorms. The low will also cause winds to
increase to cautionary levels over the gulf waters, mainly from
around the tampa bay north. Wind speeds will gradually subside
through the day on Friday, as high pressure builds in from the north
and rain chances clear out. High pressure will hold north of the
area through the weekend and into early next week, with winds and
seas expected to remain below headline criteria.

Preliminary point temps pops
Tpa 74 64 72 61 80 60 40 10
fmy 78 67 77 63 60 50 40 10
gif 75 64 73 58 70 50 50 10
srq 75 65 73 60 70 60 40 10
bkv 73 61 70 54 90 60 50 10
spg 74 64 72 61 80 60 40 10

Tbw watches warnings advisories
Fl... None.

Gulf waters... None.

Update aviation marine... 74 wynn
decision support... 84 austin


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
PMAF1 9 mi49 min 68°F 71°F1010.9 hPa (+0.3)
MTBF1 11 mi49 min SSE 8.9 G 12 69°F 1011.4 hPa (+0.0)
SAPF1 - 8726520 - St. Petersburg, FL 18 mi49 min SSE 6 G 8.9 69°F 71°F1011.5 hPa (+0.0)
CLBF1 18 mi115 min E 2.9 G 5.1 70°F 1010.9 hPa
OPTF1 - 8726607 - Old Port Tampa, FL 23 mi49 min SE 6 G 12 70°F 71°F1011.6 hPa (+0.0)
42098 24 mi49 min 71°F2 ft
MCYF1 27 mi49 min 72°F
TPAF1 - 8726694 - TPA Cruise Terminal 2, Tampa, FL 28 mi61 min ESE 6 G 7
TSHF1 - 8726667 - East Bay Causeway, FL 28 mi55 min SE 2.9 G 7
VENF1 - Venice, FL 32 mi49 min SE 7 G 8 71°F 72°F1012.1 hPa (+1.1)68°F
42013 - C10 - Navy-2 34 mi79 min SSE 16 G 19 74°F
CWBF1 - 8726724 - Clearwater Beach, FL 36 mi49 min ESE 8.9 G 12 70°F 69°F1011.2 hPa (-0.3)
FHPF1 - Fred Howard Park, FL 46 mi115 min ESE 5.1 G 6 73°F 1012 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, FL10 mi56 minSSE 107.00 miLight Rain69°F68°F96%1011.1 hPa
Albert Whitted Airport, FL18 mi56 minSSE 106.00 miRain Fog/Mist70°F68°F93%1010.7 hPa
Macdill Air Force Base, Fl., FL23 mi54 minESE 910.00 miLight Rain70°F68°F94%1011.5 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Redfish Point, Manatee River, Florida
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Redfish Point
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Thu -- 02:36 AM EST     2.10 feet High Tide
Thu -- 06:56 AM EST     Sunrise
Thu -- 10:58 AM EST     Moonrise
Thu -- 11:26 AM EST     -0.08 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 05:35 PM EST     Sunset
Thu -- 06:05 PM EST     1.36 feet High Tide
Thu -- 09:58 PM EST     Moonset
Thu -- 10:09 PM EST     1.34 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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1.71.92.12.121.71.410.70.30.1-0.1-00.20.50.81.11.31.41.41.41.31.31.4

Tide / Current Tables for Tampa Bay (Sunshine Skyway Bridge), Florida Current
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Tampa Bay (Sunshine Skyway Bridge)
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Thu -- 01:11 AM EST     0.97 knots Max Flood
Thu -- 03:56 AM EST     -0.00 knots Slack
Thu -- 06:57 AM EST     Sunrise
Thu -- 07:27 AM EST     -1.37 knots Max Ebb
Thu -- 10:59 AM EST     Moonrise
Thu -- 11:35 AM EST     0.00 knots Slack
Thu -- 03:19 PM EST     1.19 knots Max Flood
Thu -- 05:36 PM EST     Sunset
Thu -- 07:43 PM EST     -0.00 knots Slack
Thu -- 09:00 PM EST     -0.15 knots Max Ebb
Thu -- 09:58 PM EST     Moonset
Thu -- 10:20 PM EST     0.00 knots Slack
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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0.810.90.5-0-0.6-1.1-1.3-1.3-1.1-0.7-0.30.20.611.21.10.90.60.2-0.1-0.1-0.10.2

Weather Map and Satellite Images
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Wind Forecast for Tampa Bay, FL (9,2,3,4)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Tampa Bay Area, FL
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