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Marine Weather and Tides
Charlotte Harbor, FL

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Sunrise 7:03AMSunset 7:57PM Sunday August 25, 2019 6:59 AM EDT (10:59 UTC) Moonrise 12:54AMMoonset 2:57PM Illumination 26% Phase: Waning Crescent; Moon at 25 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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GMZ856 Coastal Waters From Bonita Beach To Englewood Fl Out 20 Nm- 311 Am Edt Sun Aug 25 2019
Today..Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming west around 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated Thunderstorms.
Tonight..Southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated Thunderstorms early in the evening, then scattered Thunderstorms in the late evening and overnight.
Monday..Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered Thunderstorms.
Monday night..Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered Thunderstorms in the evening, then isolated Thunderstorms after midnight.
Tuesday..West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated Thunderstorms.
Tuesday night..West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated Thunderstorms after midnight.
Wednesday..West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered Thunderstorms.
Wednesday night..Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered Thunderstorms.
Thursday..Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered Thunderstorms.
GMZ800 Synopsis For The Coastal Waters From Bonita Beach To Suwannee River- 311 Am Edt Sun Aug 25 2019
Synopsis.. Fairly benign weather can be expected across the coastal waters through the period. Winds will remain north-northeast 10 knots or less for the remainder of the weekend although a seabreeze will shift winds onshore this afternoon. Then on Monday, winds will shift to the west-southwest and continuing 10 knots or less through the middle of next week. Winds will increase to around 10 to 15 knots with increasing rain/storm chances through Thursday next week. So outside of any storms, winds should remain below 15 knots and seas 2 feet or less.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Charlotte Harbor, 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
311 am edt Sun aug 25 2019

Discussion
The weak area of low pressure that has been over south florida for
the last few days will begin to move further north today into the
western atlantic. Chances for tropical development remain high with
this system although no direct impacts are expected to our state
as it will continue to parallel the us east coast over the next
few days. Closer to home, drier air remains in place today which
will help suppress shower and storm coverage once again today.

Pops will be in the 30-50 percent range for much of the area,
highest inland. The departing system will create southwest flow on
Monday and with moisture increasing over the area (pws climbing
above 2 inches) expect morning showers thunderstorms to develop
before gradually migrating inland throughout the day. This SW flow
regime will continue through Thursday as the bermuda-azores high
begins to build back in on Thursday at the surface. The
anticyclonic (clockwise) movement of air around the feature at the
surface will cause winds to become more ese by late in the work
weak. This ese flow will continue to keep the pattern wet with
diurnal storms, particularly in southwest florida as a deep plume
of moisture from the caribbean will be advected over the peninsula
into next weekend. Temperatures will run near to above normal
through the period.

Aviation
PredominantVFR conditions are expected at all terminals through the
period. Could see some brief MVFR CIGS as CU develops later this
morning but this should be short-lived. Winds remain out of the east-
northeast around 5-7 knots until a seabreeze shifts winds to the w
and NW later this afternoon. Afternoon showers and thunderstorms
will be possible again on Sunday but coverage will be limited.

Nevertheless vcts, mentioned areawide during the late afternoon and
into the evening.

Marine
Fairly benign weather can be expected across the coastal waters
through the period. Winds will remain north-northeast 10 knots or
less for the remainder of the weekend although a seabreeze will
shift winds onshore this afternoon. Then on Monday, winds will
shift to the west-southwest and continuing 10 knots or less
through the middle of next week. Winds will increase to around 10
to 15 knots with increasing rain storm chances through Thursday
next week. So outside of any storms, winds should remain below 15
knots and seas 2 feet or less.

Fire weather
Sufficient low level moisture will keep relative humidity values
above critical levels through the week with no red flag conditions
expected. No significant fog is expected through the period.

Preliminary point temps pops
Tpa 92 77 90 78 20 30 30 20
fmy 92 77 90 77 40 20 50 20
gif 95 76 93 76 30 40 60 30
srq 92 77 90 78 20 30 30 20
bkv 94 74 91 75 20 30 50 30
spg 93 77 89 78 20 20 30 20

Tbw watches warnings advisories
Fl... None.

Gulf waters... None.

11 mckaughan


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
FMRF1 - 8725520 - Fort Myers, FL 23 mi59 min E 2.9 G 5.1 79°F 88°F1012.1 hPa (-0.3)
VENF1 - Venice, FL 23 mi59 min NE 6 G 8 79°F 86°F1012.6 hPa (-0.4)76°F
BGCF1 - Big Carlos Pass, FL 38 mi65 min E 4.1 G 5.1 81°F 1013.1 hPa
42013 - C10 - Navy-2 49 mi149 min E 9.7 G 12 84°F 86°F1012.5 hPa

Wind History for Naples, FL
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Punta Gorda, Charlotte County Airport, FL4 mi3.1 hrsNE 410.00 miFair77°F77°F100%1013 hPa
Venice Municipal Airport, FL22 mi2.1 hrsNNE 610.00 miFair79°F77°F94%1012.5 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Punta Gorda, Charlotte Harbor, Florida
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Punta Gorda
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Sun -- 01:54 AM EDT     Moonrise
Sun -- 07:04 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sun -- 10:23 AM EDT     2.02 feet High Tide
Sun -- 03:56 PM EDT     Moonset
Sun -- 07:02 PM EDT     0.19 feet Low Tide
Sun -- 07:55 PM EDT     Sunset
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Tide / Current Tables for Boca Grande Pass, Charlotte Harbor, Florida Current
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Boca Grande Pass
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Sun -- 01:55 AM EDT     Moonrise
Sun -- 02:08 AM EDT     0.25 knots Min Flood
Sun -- 06:21 AM EDT     1.54 knots Max Flood
Sun -- 07:05 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sun -- 09:28 AM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Sun -- 02:07 PM EDT     -2.24 knots Max Ebb
Sun -- 03:57 PM EDT     Moonset
Sun -- 05:55 PM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Sun -- 07:56 PM EDT     Sunset
Sun -- 09:48 PM EDT     1.87 knots Max Flood
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Weather Map and Satellite Images
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