Wednesday, March29, 2017 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Lealman, FL

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Sunrise 7:21AMSunset 7:48PM Wednesday March 29, 2017 3:17 AM EDT (07:17 UTC) Moonrise 7:39AMMoonset 8:40PM Illumination 3% Phase: Waxing Crescent; Moon at 2 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- 843 Pm Edt Tue Mar 28 2017
Rest of tonight..Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming east toward morning. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Wednesday..Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming south around 5 knots early in the afternoon, then becoming southwest around 10 knots late in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Wednesday night..West winds around 10 knots then becoming northwest around 5 knots late in the evening, then becoming north around 5 knots after midnight then becoming northeast toward morning. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Thursday..Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Thursday night..Southwest winds around 10 knots then becoming southeast after midnight. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Friday..South winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of Thunderstorms.
Friday night..Southwest winds around 15 knots then becoming west 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of Thunderstorms in the evening.
Saturday..West winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Saturday night..North winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Sunday..Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming east late in the morning, then becoming southwest in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.
GMZ800 Synopsis For The Coastal Waters From Bonita Beach To Suwannee River- 843 Pm Edt Tue Mar 28 2017
Synopsis..High pressure dominates the region for the next couple of days with light east to southeast flow overnight into the morning hours that turns southwest and west near the coast each afternoon. An approaching cold front Thursday night into Friday will bring an increase in southerly winds...possibly to cautionary or advisory levels...and a potential round of showers and Thunderstorms over the eastern gulf of mexico.

7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Lealman, FL
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Area Discussion for - Tampa Bay, FL
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national weather service tampa bay ruskin fl
115 am edt Wed mar 29 2017

Aviation (29/06z through 30/06z)
Vfr conditions prevail for the TAF period at most locations. A brief
period of MVFR visibility is possible toward dawn at mainly
klal/kpgd, but not significant restrictions are expected and any
lowered vis will end quickly after sunrise. Light and variable
morning flow turns sw/w during the afternoon hours and increases to
around 10 knots as the sea-breeze evolves slowly inland from the
coast toward the i-75 corridor. Winds decrease with sunset this
evening and become variable again before the end of the taf
period.

Prev discussion /issued 828 pm edt Tue mar 28 2017/
short term (rest of tonight)...

an upper low over the southern high plains lifts up into the central
plains by Wed afternoon as a ridge from the eastern half of the gulf
of mexico to the upper midwest shifts east... From fl to the upper
great lakes. Through Wed afternoon - a surface low tracks from
eastern nm to southern ok... With a cold front moving east across
tx... And a nearly stalled frontal boundary stretching to the
southeast u.S. Coastal waters. Closer to home high pressure ridges
across fl from the gulf to the atlantic.

The ridging aloft and surface will dominate with a stable and
generally dry airmass. The evening RAOB from tbw came with a
pwat of 1.05 inches with most of that in lower layers. There
are a few clouds this evening but these will melt away and
leave clear skies. However... There will be enough low level
moisture for patchy late night fog. The ridging continues
into Wed with a dry forecast and few to scattered clouds.

Afternoon onshore flow will give way to light and variable
winds for the overnight hours. Lows tonight around normal
with highs Wed above. Current forecasts on track.

Marine...

onshore flow with the afternoon sea breeze is collapsing with winds
shifting back to easterly toward morning then shifting back to
onshore Wed afternoon. Speeds will be 10 knots or less.

A cold front approaches Thu night into Fri with an increase in
southerly winds to cautionary, possibly advisory levels, and a
potential round of showers and thunderstorms over the eastern gulf
of mexico. Winds shift to west and northwest and diminish behind the
boundary Fri night and sat.

Preliminary point temps/pops
Tpa 82 67 83 68 / 0 0 10 10
fmy 86 64 85 65 / 0 0 0 0
gif 88 65 88 65 / 0 0 10 10
srq 81 63 80 66 / 0 0 0 10
bkv 86 58 86 61 / 0 0 10 10
spg 82 69 82 68 / 0 0 0 10

Tbw watches/warnings/advisories
Fl... None.

Gulf waters... None.

Aviation... Mroczka
previous discussion... Rude


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
OPTF1 - 8726607 - Old Port Tampa, FL 2 mi48 min E 1.9 G 4.1 68°F 74°F1016.4 hPa
SAPF1 - 8726520 - St. Petersburg, FL 6 mi48 min E 5.1 G 7 73°F1015.7 hPa
CLBF1 9 mi84 min E 2.9 G 5.1 69°F 1016.1 hPa
MCYF1 10 mi48 min 76°F
TPAF1 - 8726694 - TPA Cruise Terminal 2, Tampa, FL 11 mi54 min ENE 2.9 G 4.1
TSHF1 - 8726667 - East Bay Causeway, FL 11 mi48 min Calm G 2.9
MTBF1 12 mi48 min E 7 G 8 69°F 1016.6 hPa64°F
PMAF1 14 mi48 min 66°F 74°F1015.5 hPa
CWBF1 - 8726724 - Clearwater Beach, FL 16 mi48 min E 5.1 G 6 69°F 72°F1016.3 hPa
FHPF1 - Fred Howard Park, FL 24 mi84 min ESE 8 G 12 69°F 1016.9 hPa
42098 25 mi48 min 70°F1 ft
ARPF1 - APK - Aripeka, FL 41 mi144 min E 1 G 1 65°F 1016.4 hPa
42013 - C10 - Navy-2 49 mi48 min E 5.8 G 7.8 66°F 70°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 mi20 minN 010.00 miFair63°F63°F99%1016.2 hPa
St. Petersburg Whitted Airport, FL5 mi25 minESE 810.00 miFair70°F66°F87%1015.6 hPa
St. Petersburg/Clearwater Airport, FL7 mi25 minESE 510.00 miFair67°F64°F91%1016 hPa
Tampa, Peter O Knight Airport, FL9 mi23 minENE 410.00 miOvercast68°F64°F88%1016.3 hPa
Tampa, Tampa International Airport, FL10 mi25 minE 410.00 miFair70°F63°F79%1016.2 hPa
Tampa, Vandenberg Airport, FL17 mi23 minN 07.00 miFair61°F59°F94%1016.6 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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Wed -- 04:26 AM EDT     2.09 feet High Tide
Wed -- 07:23 AM EDT     Sunrise
Wed -- 08:38 AM EDT     Moonrise
Wed -- 10:09 AM EDT     0.47 feet Low Tide
Wed -- 04:10 PM EDT     2.33 feet High Tide
Wed -- 07:46 PM EDT     Sunset
Wed -- 09:39 PM EDT     Moonset
Wed -- 10:54 PM EDT     -0.11 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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0.50.91.41.82.121.81.410.60.50.60.91.31.82.22.32.21.91.40.80.3-0-0.1

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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Wed -- 02:10 AM EDT     1.36 knots Max Flood
Wed -- 05:24 AM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Wed -- 07:23 AM EDT     Sunrise
Wed -- 08:21 AM EDT     -1.07 knots Max Ebb
Wed -- 08:38 AM EDT     Moonrise
Wed -- 11:19 AM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Wed -- 02:03 PM EDT     1.26 knots Max Flood
Wed -- 05:00 PM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Wed -- 07:46 PM EDT     Sunset
Wed -- 08:42 PM EDT     -1.45 knots Max Ebb
Wed -- 09:39 PM EDT     Moonset
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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0.41.11.41.20.80.2-0.3-0.8-1.1-1-0.7-0.20.511.31.10.6-0-0.6-1.1-1.4-1.4-1.3-0.8

Weather Map and Satellite Images
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IR Satellite Image from GEOS
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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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Gulf Stream Current


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