Friday, February22, 2019 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Belleair Beach, FL

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What's New / NOTES
10/6/2018 Colors of tide XTide graphs changed to emphasize that they were upgraded. See next note. Comments welcome.
10/4/2018 I have fixed XTide and updated the harmonic files. There were some name changes so you might have to click EDIT to find the new station name.

Sunrise 7:01AMSunset 6:28PM Friday February 22, 2019 11:45 AM EST (16:45 UTC) Moonrise 10:00PMMoonset 9:22AM Illumination 89% Phase: Waning Gibbous; Moon at 18 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- 952 Am Est Fri Feb 22 2019
This afternoon..Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming west late in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Tonight..Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming east after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Saturday..Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming south around 10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Saturday night..South winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth. A slight chance of showers.
Sunday..Southwest winds around 10 knots then becoming west late in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
Sunday night..North winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Monday..Northeast winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Monday night..East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
Tuesday..East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
GMZ800 Synopsis For The Coastal Waters From Bonita Beach To Suwannee River- 952 Am Est Fri Feb 22 2019
Synopsis..High pressure ridging over the area produces pleasant and mostly rain-free weather conditions through the end of the week and into the weekend. Winds will be out of the east-southeast 10 knots or less through the weekend, then shifting to the south- southwest by Sunday. Winds further shift to the north-northeast by Monday and increase to 10-15 knots. No other marine impacts are expected.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Belleair Beach, 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
748 am est Fri feb 22 2019

Update
Upper ridging continues over the region with weak surface
high pressure stretched across the fl peninsula into the
gulf keeping the hot and humid conditions in place today.

Patchy morning fog more limited than yesterday and should
mix out burn off shortly with mostly sunny to partly cloudy
skies and very small chances of afternoon seabreeze showers.

Latest grids and forecasts on track.

Aviation
Patchy fog to burn off and lift shortly forVFR afternoon
conditions areawide.

Prev discussion issued 330 am est Fri feb 22 2019
discussion...

broad upper ridging continues to dominate the weather over florida.

This ridge extends from the bahamas westward over florida and into
the gulf of mexico keeping a warm and moist southwest wind flow over
the area. This pattern continues through next Tuesday when the
pattern becomes more zonal over the u.S. On the surface, high
pressure east of the bahamas ridges west over florida and into the
gulf of mexico. This will keep mostly rain-free and unseasonably
warm temperatures over the area through the weekend and into next
week. The next chance of rain will be on Sunday and Monday as a weak
front moves through the area. Temperatures will continue to be well
above normal with mid to upper 80's expected through the weekend. A
slight cool down expected to start next week but still some 4-6
degrees above normal.

Marine...

high pressure ridging over the area produces pleasant and mostly
rain-free weather conditions through the end of the week and into
the weekend. Winds will be out of the east-southeast 10 knots or
less through the weekend, then shifting to the south-southwest by
Sunday. Winds further shift to the north-northeast by Monday and
increase to 10-15 knots. No other marine impacts are expected.

Fire weather...

high pressure ridges over the area producing pleasant weather with
humidity levels above any critical fire weather threshold. A slight
chance of showers can be expected on Sunday and Monday as a weak
front moves across florida. No other fire weather concerns are
expected.

Preliminary point temps pops
Tpa 83 70 83 70 0 0 0 20
fmy 85 70 83 69 0 10 10 10
gif 86 69 85 69 0 0 10 40
srq 80 68 80 69 0 0 0 20
bkv 85 66 86 67 10 10 10 20
spg 83 70 82 69 0 0 0 20

Tbw watches warnings advisories
Fl... None.

Gulf waters... None.

Update aviation marine fire weather... 25 davis
upper air... 19 hurt
decision support... 69 close


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
CWBF1 - 8726724 - Clearwater Beach, FL 3 mi46 min SE 8 G 9.9 78°F 72°F1022.2 hPa (+0.7)
FHPF1 - Fred Howard Park, FL 15 mi112 min SSE 9.9 G 13 76°F 1022.7 hPa
CLBF1 16 mi112 min ESE 4.1 G 8.9 83°F 1021.2 hPa
OPTF1 - 8726607 - Old Port Tampa, FL 16 mi46 min SSE 8 G 9.9 78°F 74°F1022.2 hPa (+0.5)
SAPF1 - 8726520 - St. Petersburg, FL 16 mi52 min SE 4.1 G 6 78°F 73°F1022.3 hPa
GCTF1 20 mi46 min 77°F 69°F
TSHF1 - 8726667 - East Bay Causeway, FL 21 mi46 min E 6 G 12
MCYF1 22 mi46 min 75°F
MTBF1 23 mi46 min S 11 G 12 76°F 1022.1 hPa (+0.5)68°F
42098 25 mi46 min 69°F1 ft
ARPF1 - APK - Aripeka, FL 35 mi112 min SE 2.9 G 6 87°F 1022 hPa

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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
St. Petersburg/Clearwater Airport, FL8 mi53 minSE 10 G 1910.00 miA Few Clouds80°F68°F67%1022 hPa
Albert Whitted Airport, FL16 mi53 minSSE 710.00 miFair78°F70°F76%1021.4 hPa
Tampa, Tampa International Airport, FL16 mi53 minSE 810.00 miPartly Cloudy80°F68°F67%1022.2 hPa
Macdill Air Force Base, Fl., FL17 mi1.8 hrsESE 1010.00 miA Few Clouds79°F59°F51%1021 hPa
Tampa, Peter O Knight Airport, FL20 mi51 minS 710.00 miMostly Cloudy81°F71°F74%1022.3 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Clearwater, Florida
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Clearwater
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Fri -- 01:20 AM EST     2.31 feet High Tide
Fri -- 07:02 AM EST     Sunrise
Fri -- 07:49 AM EST     -0.08 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 09:21 AM EST     Moonset
Fri -- 01:46 PM EST     2.23 feet High Tide
Fri -- 06:26 PM EST     Sunset
Fri -- 08:17 PM EST     -0.10 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 09:59 PM EST     Moonrise
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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22.32.21.91.40.90.30-0.10.10.61.21.82.12.221.61.10.50.1-0.1-00.30.9

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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Fri -- 02:03 AM EST     1.24 knots Max Flood
Fri -- 05:10 AM EST     -0.00 knots Slack
Fri -- 07:01 AM EST     Sunrise
Fri -- 08:38 AM EST     -1.28 knots Max Ebb
Fri -- 09:20 AM EST     Moonset
Fri -- 11:50 AM EST     0.00 knots Slack
Fri -- 02:35 PM EST     1.26 knots Max Flood
Fri -- 05:46 PM EST     -0.00 knots Slack
Fri -- 06:26 PM EST     Sunset
Fri -- 09:04 PM EST     -1.22 knots Max Ebb
Fri -- 09:58 PM EST     Moonrise
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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