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Port Charlotte, FL

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1/26/2021 -- The West Coast Satellite images havd been updated. They now use GEOS-17.
1/1/2021 -- The 7 day forecast are now working well. Thank you NOAA for your support.

Sunrise 6:50AMSunset 8:20PM Thursday July 29, 2021 6:20 PM EDT (22:20 UTC) Moonrise 11:14PMMoonset 11:08AM Illumination 70% Phase: Waning Gibbous; Moon at 20 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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GMZ836 Charlotte Harbor And Pine Island Sound- 210 Pm Edt Thu Jul 29 2021
Tonight..West winds around 5 knots then becoming southeast toward morning. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Friday..South winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest around 10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated Thunderstorms.
Friday night..West winds around 5 knots then becoming south toward morning. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Saturday..South winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest around 10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated Thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Saturday night..West winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest around 5 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Sunday..Southwest winds around 5 knots then becoming west around 5 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. Scattered Thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Sunday night..Southwest winds around 5 knots then becoming south after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Monday..South winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest around 10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered Thunderstorms.
Monday night..South winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Tuesday..Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered Thunderstorms.
GMZ800 Synopsis For The Coastal Waters From Bonita Beach To Suwannee River- 210 Pm Edt Thu Jul 29 2021
Synopsis..It has been a very wet start to the day once again over the eastern gulf waters. Scattered showers and storms will be possible each day with the highest coverage during the overnight and early morning hours before moving inland during the afternoon. Some of these storms will produce gusty winds, higher waves and dangerous lightning. All mariners should pay close attention to the weather and make sure to head back to safety when storms develop. Otherwise, winds remain less than 15 knots and seas 2 feet or less. This pattern will continue through the remainder of the week and into the weekend.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Port Charlotte, FL
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Area Discussion for - Tampa Bay, FL
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FXUS62 KTBW 291809 AFDTBW

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Tampa Bay Ruskin FL 209 PM EDT Thu Jul 29 2021

DISCUSSION. Weak high pressure on the surface ridges over southwest Florida producing a west-southwest wind flow over the region this afternoon. This is helping to keep the area in a warm and moist environment, which is apparent in the 12Z morning sounding showing a PWAT of 2.29 inches. This abundant moisture has led to another day of slow moving showers and storms, primarily near the coast and over the gulf waters. The latest HRRR guidance has more showers and storms pushing farther inland this afternoon.

The surface ridging will lift northward and broad upper ridging builds in from the northwest by early Friday as the troughing lifts northeastward along the mid-Atlantic coast and New England. This will allow for some drier air with PWAT values ranging from 1.8-2.1 inches to replace the very moist atmosphere that is currently over the Florida peninsula. A predominant west-southwest wind will persist, but lower moisture will equate to slightly lower rain and storm chances each day through the weekend with POPs around 30-50 percent each day with the highest chances early morning over the eastern gulf and moving eastward through the day.

Another upper trough and weak frontal boundary moves into the southeast U.S. for the first part of next week. This will push the ridge over southern Florida once again and also bring increasing moisture to the region. So with all that being said, west-southwest onshore flow will prevail through the period with above average moisture through the end of the week, a slight decrease for the weekend and then very wet again for the first part of next week. As for temperatures, it's gonna be hot and very muggy. Overnight lows will only dip to the upper 70's to around 80 near the coast and daytime highs in the upper 80's to mid 90's. This heat combined with high humidity will lead to dangerous and very uncomfortable heat index values. Those working outside or doing outdoor activities should take frequent breaks inside and make sure you stay hydrated.

AVIATION. The day has started off on the wet side once again. Current radar has the SHRA and TSRA near Tampa Bay northward. Will hold VCTS at all terminals through around 22Z this evening. Winds will be out of the WSW at 10 knots of less, except in the vicinity of thunderstorms where gusty winds will be possible.

MARINE. It has been a very wet start to the day once again over the eastern gulf waters. Scattered showers and storms will be possible each day with the highest coverage during the overnight and early morning hours before moving inland during the afternoon. Some of these storms will produce gusty winds, higher waves and dangerous lightning. All mariners should pay close attention to the weather and make sure to head back to safety when storms develop. Otherwise, winds remain less than 15 knots and seas 2 feet or less. This pattern will continue through the remainder of the week and into the weekend.

FIRE WEATHER. Scattered to numerous showers and storms expected each day through the week and into the weekend. West-southwest winds prevail as high pressure ridges over southern Florida. No fire weather concerns expected through the week. No significant fog is expected.

Preliminary Point Temps/PoPs. TPA 81 93 81 94 / 40 40 10 20 FMY 77 94 78 93 / 10 20 10 30 GIF 76 93 77 95 / 20 40 0 40 SRQ 78 91 79 92 / 20 20 0 20 BKV 73 92 75 93 / 30 50 10 30 SPG 81 90 82 91 / 40 30 0 20

Sea Breeze Thunderstorm Regime For Today: 4 Sea Breeze Thunderstorm Regime For Tomorrow: 4

For Additional Information On Sea Breeze Regimes go to the link below https://www.weather.gov/tbw/ThunderstormClimatology

TBW WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. FL . Beach Hazards Statement through Friday evening for Coastal Manatee-Coastal Sarasota-Pinellas.

Gulf waters . None.



DISCUSSION/AVIATION/MARINE/FIRE WEATHER . 74/Wynn DECISION SUPPORT . 57/McMichael


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
VENF1 - Venice, FL 14 mi81 min NW 14 G 16 83°F 88°F1016.5 hPa (-0.9)75°F
FMRF1 - 8725520 - Fort Myers, FL 29 mi51 min WNW 11 G 12 88°F 90°F1016.4 hPa
42013 - C10 - Navy-2 40 mi51 min NW 12 G 14 83°F 86°F
BGCF1 - Big Carlos Pass, FL 43 mi87 min WNW 8 G 12 88°F

Wind History for C-Cut, FL
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Airport Reports
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Punta Gorda, Charlotte County Airport, FL13 mi28 minNNW 1210.00 miFair89°F73°F59%1016.6 hPa
Venice Municipal Airport, FL14 mi26 minNW 1110.00 miA Few Clouds84°F75°F74%1016.6 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for El Jobean, Myakka River, Florida
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El Jobean
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Thu -- 02:26 AM EDT     0.40 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 06:51 AM EDT     Sunrise
Thu -- 08:36 AM EDT     1.52 feet High Tide
Thu -- 12:07 PM EDT     Moonset
Thu -- 02:29 PM EDT     0.83 feet Low Tide
Thu -- 08:07 PM EDT     1.64 feet High Tide
Thu -- 08:18 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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Thu -- 12:34 AM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Thu -- 03:40 AM EDT     2.07 knots Max Flood
Thu -- 06:52 AM EDT     Sunrise
Thu -- 07:42 AM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Thu -- 10:18 AM EDT     -0.94 knots Max Ebb
Thu -- 12:07 PM EDT     Moonset
Thu -- 12:38 PM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Thu -- 03:35 PM EDT     1.50 knots Max Flood
Thu -- 06:46 PM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Thu -- 08:18 PM EDT     Sunset
Thu -- 10:12 PM EDT     -1.37 knots Max Ebb
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