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Marine Weather and Tides
Lealman, 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.
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 7:03AMSunset 8:04PM Sunday August 20, 2017 3:44 AM EDT (07:44 UTC) Moonrise 4:45AMMoonset 6:24PM Illumination 4% Phase: Waning Crescent; Moon at 28 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- 837 Pm Edt Sat Aug 19 2017
Rest of tonight..North winds around 5 knots then becoming east toward morning. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Sunday..East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered Thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Sunday night..Southeast winds around 15 knots then becoming east 5 to 10 knots in the late evening and overnight. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Scattered Thunderstorms in the evening, then isolated Thunderstorms after midnight.
Monday..East winds around 10 knots diminishing to around 5 knots late in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated Thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered Thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Monday night..East winds around 5 knots increasing to around 10 knots in the late evening and overnight. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered Thunderstorms in the evening.
Tuesday..Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated Thunderstorms.
Tuesday night..East winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated Thunderstorms.
Wednesday..Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming north in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. Scattered Thunderstorms.
Wednesday night..Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming east after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth. Scattered Thunderstorms.
Thursday..Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming northwest in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. Scattered Thunderstorms in the morning, then numerous Thunderstorms in the afternoon.
GMZ800 Synopsis For The Coastal Waters From Bonita Beach To Suwannee River- 837 Pm Edt Sat Aug 19 2017
Synopsis..Atlantic high pressure will ridge west...along latitude 30 north...to texas through about midweek as a couple of embedded troughs move across florida and over the gulf of mexico. After midweek the ridge axis begins to settle down into south florida. The primary concern will be daily scattered Thunderstorms which may produce dangerous lightning and locally higher winds and seas.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Lealman, FL
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Area Discussion for - Tampa Bay, FL
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area forecast discussion
national weather service tampa bay ruskin fl
825 pm edt Sat aug 19 2017

Update
Aloft - a low inverted trough over the southeastern gulf of mexico
drifts westward through Sun while a ridge from the atlantic nudges
across the southeastern states and westward along the central
gulf coast. Surface - a subtropical ridge centered near bermuda
reaches westward along 30 north latitude and builds west to tx
tonight. An inverted trough is embedded on the south side of the
subtropical ridge and is near the bahamas this evening. The tbw
sounding this evening has moistened some with the pwat up to 1.70
inches... From 1.5 this morning.

Afternoon showers and storms were much more limited and better
behaved compared to Fri and are now winding down. What is left
will be gone in the next hour or so and will updates the forecast
to reflect this. Rain free conditions over night and into sun
morning. However increasing moisture associated with the tough in
the bahamas will support scattered to numerous showers and
isolated to scattered thunderstorms sun... Staring late morning in
the south and early to mid afternoon in the north.

Aviation
20 00z tafs. Limited afternoon convection has ended withVFR through
mid morning. Incrg moisture Sun will bring vcnty tsra with few-sct
cb aft 15z-18z and MVFR LCL ifr psbl late in the period. Winds become
light variable easterly over night then E to ese sun... But tpa pie
may briefly bay breeze.

Marine
High pressure ridges north of the waters through midweek as a
couple of troughs move across fl and out over the gulf. The ridge
begins to settles south toward the end of the week. Winds and
seas stay rather benign... However these will be locally higher
near thunderstorms.

Preliminary point temps pops
Tpa 80 93 78 93 10 50 20 30
fmy 77 90 77 95 20 60 30 20
gif 76 92 76 94 20 50 20 30
srq 77 92 77 93 10 60 30 20
bkv 74 93 76 94 10 50 20 30
spg 80 92 79 93 10 60 20 30

Tbw watches warnings advisories
Fl... None.

Gulf waters... None.

Update aviation marine... 09 rude
upper air... 27 shiveley
decision support... 14 mroczka


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
OPTF1 - 8726607 - Old Port Tampa, FL 2 mi44 min ESE 4.1 G 6 81°F 89°F1015.1 hPa (-0.5)
SAPF1 - 8726520 - St. Petersburg, FL 6 mi44 min E 4.1 G 7 84°F 90°F1015.2 hPa (-0.6)
CLBF1 9 mi110 min NE 1 G 1.9 83°F 1014.8 hPa
MCYF1 10 mi44 min 90°F
TPAF1 - 8726694 - TPA Cruise Terminal 2, Tampa, FL 11 mi56 min E 2.9 G 4.1
TSHF1 - 8726667 - East Bay Causeway, FL 11 mi50 min ESE 2.9 G 5.1
MTBF1 12 mi44 min ESE 9.9 G 11 83°F 1015.1 hPa (-0.8)
PMAF1 14 mi44 min 80°F 88°F1014.4 hPa (-0.5)
CWBF1 - 8726724 - Clearwater Beach, FL 16 mi44 min ENE 5.1 G 7 83°F 89°F1015.3 hPa (-0.5)
FHPF1 - Fred Howard Park, FL 24 mi110 min ESE 5.1 G 6 83°F 1015.7 hPa
42098 25 mi74 min 89°F1 ft
ARPF1 - APK - Aripeka, FL 41 mi110 min ESE 4.1 G 6 79°F 1015.9 hPa
42013 - C10 - Navy-2 49 mi74 min WSW 1.9 G 5.8 89°F

Wind History for Old Port Tampa, FL
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Macdill Air Force Base, Fl., FL4 mi46 minE 610.00 miFair79°F79°F100%1015.5 hPa
Albert Whitted Airport, FL5 mi51 minE 710.00 miFair85°F77°F77%1014.5 hPa
St. Petersburg/Clearwater Airport, FL7 mi51 minENE 610.00 miFair84°F75°F74%1014.9 hPa
Tampa, Peter O Knight Airport, FL9 mi69 minENE 310.00 miMostly Cloudy82°F78°F89%1015.2 hPa
Tampa, Tampa International Airport, FL10 mi51 minENE 410.00 miPartly Cloudy82°F73°F77%1015.2 hPa
Tampa, Vandenberg Airport, FL17 mi69 minN 010.00 miFair79°F73°F84%1015.6 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Port Tampa, Old Tampa Bay, Florida
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Port Tampa
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Sun -- 03:28 AM EDT     2.09 feet High Tide
Sun -- 05:45 AM EDT     Moonrise
Sun -- 07:03 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sun -- 07:35 AM EDT     1.53 feet Low Tide
Sun -- 01:51 PM EDT     3.18 feet High Tide
Sun -- 07:23 PM EDT     Moonset
Sun -- 08:03 PM EDT     Sunset
Sun -- 09:34 PM EDT     0.17 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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1.11.51.92.12.11.91.71.61.51.722.42.83.13.232.72.11.50.90.50.20.20.4

Tide / Current Tables for Old Tampa Bay Entrance (Port Tampa), Florida Current
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Old Tampa Bay Entrance (Port Tampa)
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Sun -- 12:52 AM EDT     1.33 knots Max Flood
Sun -- 04:24 AM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Sun -- 05:45 AM EDT     Moonrise
Sun -- 06:46 AM EDT     -0.57 knots Max Ebb
Sun -- 07:03 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sun -- 08:53 AM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Sun -- 11:39 AM EDT     1.00 knots Max Flood
Sun -- 02:43 PM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Sun -- 07:23 PM EDT     Moonset
Sun -- 07:29 PM EDT     -1.62 knots Max Ebb
Sun -- 08:03 PM EDT     Sunset
Sun -- 10:39 PM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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1.21.31.10.70.2-0.2-0.5-0.6-0.40.10.60.910.80.4-0.1-0.6-1.1-1.4-1.6-1.6-1.2-0.50.3

Weather Map and Satellite Images
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Wind Forecast for Tampa Bay, FL (3,6,7,8)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Tampa Bay Area, FL
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