Tuesday, March28, 2017 L-36.com


Marine Weather and Tides
Safety Harbor, FL

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Sunrise 7:23AMSunset 7:48PM Tuesday March 28, 2017 11:18 PM EDT (03:18 UTC) Moonrise 6:56AMMoonset 7:36PM 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 Safety Harbor, FL
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Area Discussion for - Tampa Bay, FL
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national weather service tampa bay ruskin fl
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.

Aviation
29/00z-30/00z.VFR prevail for the next 24 hours except for limited
br toward dawn... At fmy and rsw and with MVFR at lal and pgd. The
onshore afternoon flow is collapsing with light variable winds
overnight. SE to S winds pick up slightly late morning then shift to
sw to W for the afternoon.

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 67 82 67 83 / 0 0 0 10
fmy 63 86 64 85 / 0 0 0 0
gif 63 88 65 88 / 0 0 0 10
srq 63 81 63 80 / 0 0 0 0
bkv 56 86 58 86 / 0 0 0 10
spg 66 82 69 82 / 0 0 0 0

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

Gulf waters... None.

Short term/aviation/marine... 09/rude
upper air/decision support... 84/austin


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
CWBF1 - 8726724 - Clearwater Beach, FL 8 mi49 min N 6 G 7 71°F 74°F1017.4 hPa
OPTF1 - 8726607 - Old Port Tampa, FL 10 mi49 min N 8 G 8.9 72°F 75°F1017.2 hPa
TPAF1 - 8726694 - TPA Cruise Terminal 2, Tampa, FL 13 mi55 min NNW 2.9 G 6
TSHF1 - 8726667 - East Bay Causeway, FL 14 mi49 min NNW 4.1 G 6
MCYF1 14 mi49 min 74°F
FHPF1 - Fred Howard Park, FL 14 mi85 min N 6 G 7 72°F 1017 hPa
SAPF1 - 8726520 - St. Petersburg, FL 15 mi49 min NNW 2.9 G 6 71°F 73°F1016.7 hPa
CLBF1 16 mi85 min NNW 2.9 G 4.1 71°F 1016.1 hPa
MTBF1 22 mi49 min N 6 G 7 72°F 1017.3 hPa65°F
PMAF1 24 mi49 min 72°F 75°F1016.3 hPa
42098 29 mi49 min 71°F1 ft
ARPF1 - APK - Aripeka, FL 32 mi145 min NW 2.9 G 8 72°F 1016.1 hPa

Wind History for Clearwater Beach, FL
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
St. Petersburg/Clearwater Airport, FL4 mi26 minN 510.00 miFair70°F66°F87%1017.2 hPa
Tampa, Tampa International Airport, FL8 mi26 minNNW 410.00 miFair70°F64°F84%1017.3 hPa
Macdill Air Force Base, Fl., FL11 mi21 minNNW 310.00 miFair68°F66°F92%1017.6 hPa
Tampa, Peter O Knight Airport, FL13 mi44 minN 010.00 miMostly Cloudy72°F68°F88%1017.3 hPa
St. Petersburg Whitted Airport, FL14 mi26 minN 610.00 miFair70°F66°F87%1016.5 hPa
Tampa, Vandenberg Airport, FL18 mi24 minN 010.00 miFair68°F62°F83%1017.6 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Safety Harbor, Old Tampa Bay, Tampa Bay, Florida
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Safety Harbor
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Tue -- 04:29 AM EDT     2.31 feet High Tide
Tue -- 07:25 AM EDT     Sunrise
Tue -- 07:55 AM EDT     Moonrise
Tue -- 11:03 AM EDT     0.27 feet Low Tide
Tue -- 04:43 PM EDT     2.29 feet High Tide
Tue -- 07:46 PM EDT     Sunset
Tue -- 08:35 PM EDT     Moonset
Tue -- 11:30 PM EDT     -0.03 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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0.511.522.32.32.11.71.20.80.40.30.40.81.41.92.22.32.11.71.20.70.30

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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Tue -- 01:21 AM EDT     1.30 knots Max Flood
Tue -- 04:29 AM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Tue -- 07:24 AM EDT     Sunrise
Tue -- 07:42 AM EDT     -1.18 knots Max Ebb
Tue -- 07:55 AM EDT     Moonrise
Tue -- 10:50 AM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Tue -- 01:33 PM EDT     1.26 knots Max Flood
Tue -- 04:37 PM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Tue -- 07:45 PM EDT     Sunset
Tue -- 08:10 PM EDT     -1.35 knots Max Ebb
Tue -- 08:34 PM EDT     Moonset
Tue -- 11:25 PM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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0.91.31.20.80.3-0.3-0.8-1.1-1.2-1-0.50.10.81.21.20.90.4-0.2-0.8-1.2-1.3-1.3-0.9-0.3

Weather Map and Satellite Images
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IR Satellite Image from GEOS
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Wind Forecast for Tampa Bay, FL (23,6,7,8)
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Ground Weather Radar Station Tampa Bay Area, FL
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Gulf Stream Current


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