Rotonda, FL Marine Weather and Tide Forecast
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Marine Weather and Tide Forecast for Rotonda, FL

April 12, 2024 5:07 PM EDT (21:07 UTC) Change Location
Sunrise 7:05 AM   Sunset 7:52 PM
Moonrise 8:55 AM   Moonset 11:31 PM 
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GMZ836 Charlotte Harbor And Pine Island Sound- 251 Pm Edt Fri Apr 12 2024

.small craft advisory in effect until 8 pm edt this evening - .

Tonight - Northwest winds around 15 knots, becoming north 10 to 15 knots overnight. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.

Saturday - Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming northwest in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.

Saturday night - North winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming northeast after midnight. Bay and inland waters light chop.

Sunday - East winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming northwest in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters light chop.

Sunday night - North winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming east after midnight. Bay and inland waters light chop.

Monday - East winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming west in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters light chop.

Monday night - North winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming east after midnight. Bay and inland waters light chop.

Tuesday - East winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming south in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.

Tuesday night - East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters light chop.

Wednesday - East winds around 10 knots, becoming south in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters light chop.

GMZ800 Synopsis For The Coastal Waters From Bonita Beach To Suwannee River- 251 Pm Edt Fri Apr 12 2024

Synopsis - The westerly swell will shift to northwesterly tonight and gradually subside. Thus, the small craft advisory will be allowed to expire this evening, but the high risk of rip currents will persist into Saturday. Conditions will continue to improve into next week as winds and seas subside with an afternoon sea breeze expected to develop each afternoon.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Rotonda, FL
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Area Discussion for - Tampa Bay, FL
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FXUS62 KTBW 121850 AFDTBW

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Tampa Bay Ruskin FL 250 PM EDT Fri Apr 12 2024

New DISCUSSION, AVIATION, MARINE, FIRE WEATHER

DISCUSSION
Issued at 250 PM EDT Fri Apr 12 2024

Quiet weather is expected for the next several days as surface high pressure moves across the area and eventually out into the western Atlantic Ocean by Monday. As the high moves out into the Atlantic Ocean low level winds will veer to east to southeast leading to a slow increase in moisture through the middle of next week, but no rain is in the forecast until at least the end of next week.
Therefore, our typical mid-April warm and dry weather is expected.
However, over the weekend temperatures will start out kind of chilly, especially across the Nature Coast where 40's are expected both mornings. Otherwise, we'll see temperatures close to normal into Monday, then begin to climb several degrees above normal by the middle of next week with daytime highs around 90 over inland areas.

AVIATION
(18Z TAFS)
Issued at 250 PM EDT Fri Apr 12 2024

VFR conditions are expected for the TAF forecast period. Northwest to north winds at 10 to 15 knots will continue into early this evening, then shift to north to northeast at 5 to 10 knots later this evening into Saturday morning before shifting back to northwest at around 10 knots near the coast Saturday afternoon.

MARINE
Issued at 250 PM EDT Fri Apr 12 2024

The westerly swell will shift to northwesterly tonight and gradually subside. Thus, the Small Craft Advisory will be allowed to expire this evening, but the high risk of rip currents will persist into Saturday. Conditions will continue to improve into next week as winds and seas subside with an afternoon sea breeze expected to develop each afternoon.

FIRE WEATHER
Issued at 250 PM EDT Fri Apr 12 2024

The dry airmass will hold over the region into early next week with several hours of critical relative humidity expected each day, especially over inland areas. Winds however are forecast to remain low enough to preclude any Red Flag conditions.

PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS
TPA 59 80 59 83 / 0 0 0 0 FMY 58 83 57 85 / 0 0 0 0 GIF 56 80 55 84 / 0 0 0 0 SRQ 57 80 56 82 / 0 0 0 0 BKV 46 80 49 84 / 0 0 0 0 SPG 61 79 63 81 / 0 0 0 0

TBW WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
FL...High Rip Current Risk through Saturday evening for Coastal Charlotte-Coastal Hillsborough-Coastal Lee-Coastal Manatee- Coastal Sarasota-Pinellas.

High Surf Advisory until 8 PM EDT this evening for Coastal Charlotte-Coastal Hillsborough-Coastal Lee-Coastal Manatee- Coastal Sarasota-Pinellas.

Gulf waters...Small Craft Advisory until 8 PM EDT this evening for Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-Tampa Bay waters-Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM.




Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesinHgDewPt
VENF1 - Venice, FL 24 mi67 min NW 16G17 72°F 74°F30.1353°F
FMRF1 - 8725520 - Fort Myers, FL 25 mi49 min WNW 11G14 77°F 77°F30.13
42013 - C10 - Navy-2 43 mi92 min NNW 12G16 72°F 73°F30.1752°F


Wind History for Fort Myers, FL
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisSkyWeatherTempDewPtRHinHg
KPGD PUNTA GORDA,FL 22 sm14 minWSW 15G2010 smClear81°F52°F37%30.12
KVNC VENICE MUNI,FL 24 sm12 minNW 11G1710 smClear77°F54°F44%30.14
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Wind History from PGD
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Tide / Current for Port Boca Grande, Charlotte Harbor, Florida
   
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Port Boca Grande
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Fri -- 06:13 AM EDT     0.85 feet High Tide
Fri -- 07:05 AM EDT     0.83 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 07:07 AM EDT     Sunrise
Fri -- 09:55 AM EDT     Moonrise
Fri -- 03:00 PM EDT     1.92 feet High Tide
Fri -- 07:51 PM EDT     Sunset
Fri -- 10:49 PM EDT     -0.31 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Port Boca Grande, Charlotte Harbor, Florida, Tide feet
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Tide / Current for Boca Grande Pass, Charlotte Harbor, Florida Current
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Boca Grande Pass
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Fri -- 03:08 AM EDT     2.24 knots Max Flood
Fri -- 07:07 AM EDT     Sunrise
Fri -- 08:42 AM EDT     0.44 knots Min Flood
Fri -- 09:55 AM EDT     Moonrise
Fri -- 01:23 PM EDT     2.26 knots Max Flood
Fri -- 04:26 PM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Fri -- 07:51 PM EDT     Sunset
Fri -- 08:37 PM EDT     -3.12 knots Max Ebb
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Boca Grande Pass, Charlotte Harbor, Florida Current, knots
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