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St. Pete Beach, FL

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Sunrise 7:17AMSunset 7:31PM Wednesday September 19, 2018 12:25 PM EDT (16:25 UTC) Moonrise 3:22PMMoonset 1:25AM Illumination 72% Phase: Waxing Gibbous; Moon at 10 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- 927 Am Edt Wed Sep 19 2018
This afternoon..East winds around 5 knots then becoming north late in the morning, then becoming northwest early in the afternoon increasing to around 10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Tonight..North winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast around 5 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Thursday..Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming north around 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Thursday night..Northeast 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.
Friday..Northeast 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. Isolated Thunderstorms.
Saturday..East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered Thunderstorms.
Saturday night..East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered Thunderstorms.
Sunday..East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered Thunderstorms.
GMZ800 Synopsis For The Coastal Waters From Bonita Beach To Suwannee River- 927 Am Edt Wed Sep 19 2018
Synopsis..High pressure stretches across the waters...with a relaxed gradient and light winds for the next couple of days...then is reinforced from the north toward the end of the week with a tightening pressure gradient that continues into early next week with slightly stronger winds.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near St. Pete Beach, FL
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Area Discussion for - Tampa Bay, FL
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national weather service tampa bay ruskin fl
914 am edt Wed sep 19 2018

Update
The weather is sunny, warm and muggy already on this Wednesday
morning as surface observations and morning visible
satellite imagery show clear skies across west central and
southwest florida. Weak high pressure will remain over the
area which will allow for a west coast sea breeze to form up
later this afternoon. Very similiar to yesterday, showers
and storms will develop along the sea breeze boundary this
afternoon with the highest pops (30-60%) expected from the
i-75 corridor eastward. Daytime highs will be well above
average with highs in the low to mid 90's region wide with
heat indices reaching 100-105 degrees. No changes needed to
the forecast at this time.

Aviation
OverallVFR conditions with light sea breeze winds and vcnty tsra
from around 18z through 00z. Vsby and CIGS reduced around convection
and gusty winds possible. No other aviation impacts expected.

Marine
High pressure stretches across the waters... With a relaxed gradient
and light winds for the next couple of days... Then is reinforced
from the north toward the end of the week with a tightening pressure
gradient that continues into early next week with slightly stronger
winds.

Preliminary point temps pops
Tpa 92 78 92 76 30 20 40 30
fmy 92 76 93 75 30 10 40 30
gif 95 76 94 75 50 50 20 20
srq 91 77 92 76 30 10 30 30
bkv 93 74 94 74 30 10 30 20
spg 91 79 91 77 30 10 20 20

Tbw watches warnings advisories
Fl... Beach hazards statement through Thursday evening for
coastal charlotte-coastal lee-coastal manatee-coastal
sarasota-pinellas.

Gulf waters... None.

Update aviation marine... 74 wynn
upper air... 27 shiveley
decision support... 25 davis


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
42098 7 mi25 min 89°F1 ft
CLBF1 10 mi91 min ENE 1.9 G 4.1 91°F 1014.5 hPa
MTBF1 14 mi37 min W 1.9 G 2.9 1016 hPa
SAPF1 - 8726520 - St. Petersburg, FL 14 mi43 min SSE 1.9 G 4.1 86°F 88°F1016.1 hPa
PMAF1 16 mi37 min 89°F1015.8 hPa
GCTF1 19 mi43 min 86°F 75°F
OPTF1 - 8726607 - Old Port Tampa, FL 20 mi37 min SW 6 G 6 84°F 1015.9 hPa
CWBF1 - 8726724 - Clearwater Beach, FL 21 mi43 min NW 5.1 G 6 86°F 89°F1015.9 hPa
MCYF1 28 mi37 min 88°F
TPAF1 - 8726694 - TPA Cruise Terminal 2, Tampa, FL 29 mi55 min S 2.9 G 5.1
FHPF1 - Fred Howard Park, FL 33 mi91 min W 1.9 G 4.1 87°F 1016.3 hPa
42013 - C10 - Navy-2 35 mi55 min SSE 3.9 G 5.8 87°F1015.7 hPa
VENF1 - Venice, FL 47 mi25 min SSW 7 G 8 85°F 86°F78°F
42022 48 mi55 min NE 5.8 G 7.8 86°F

Wind History for C-Cut, FL
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Albert Whitted Airport, FL14 mi32 minN 010.00 miFair86°F75°F70%1015.2 hPa
St. Petersburg/Clearwater Airport, FL18 mi32 minENE 510.00 miA Few Clouds87°F75°F67%1015.5 hPa
Macdill Air Force Base, Fl., FL22 mi89 minSW 510.00 miFair85°F74°F71%1015.9 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Pass-a-Grille Beach, Florida
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Tide / Current Tables for Tampa Bay Entrance (Egmont Channel), Florida Current
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Weather Map and Satellite Images
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Wind Forecast for Tampa Bay, FL (12,3,4,5)
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