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Sarasota, FL

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Sunrise 6:45AMSunset 8:27PM Friday July 19, 2019 7:30 PM EDT (23:30 UTC) Moonrise 9:34PMMoonset 8:04AM Illumination 91% 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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GMZ853 Coastal Waters From Englewood To Tarpon Springs Fl Out 20 Nm- 728 Pm Edt Fri Jul 19 2019
Rest of tonight..Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming north around 10 knots early in the evening, then then becoming east in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated Thunderstorms early in the evening.
Saturday..Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming west around 5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated Thunderstorms early in the afternoon.
Saturday night..North winds around 5 knots then becoming southeast around 10 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated Thunderstorms.
Sunday..Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south around 5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered Thunderstorms.
Sunday night..Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered Thunderstorms.
Monday..Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest around 5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered Thunderstorms.
Monday night..West winds around 5 knots then becoming east after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated Thunderstorms in the evening, then scattered Thunderstorms after midnight.
Tuesday..Southeast 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. Numerous showers in the morning. Scattered Thunderstorms.
Tuesday night..Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated Thunderstorms in the evening, then scattered Thunderstorms after midnight.
Wednesday..West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Numerous showers in the morning. Scattered Thunderstorms.
GMZ800 Synopsis For The Coastal Waters From Bonita Beach To Suwannee River- 728 Pm Edt Fri Jul 19 2019
Synopsis.. High pressure will hold over the area producing pleasant boating conditions over the coastal waters. Winds will remain southeast 10 knots or less shifting onshore near the coast each afternoon through the weekend and seas less than 2 feet. The surface ridge will sink south of the waters by Tuesday as a trough approaches the eastern u.s. Winds will become west to southwest at 10 knots or less. The main hazards will be daily scattered Thunderstorms, which will produce gusty winds, choppy seas and dangerous lightning in the vicinity of these storms.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Sarasota, FL
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Area Discussion for - Tampa Bay, FL
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247 pm edt Fri jul 19 2019

Short term (today - Saturday)
Mid-upper level ridging and associated broad surface high pressure
continues to extend over the florida peninsula and into the gulf of
mexico through Saturday. This will keep us in florida sea breeze
regime 6 with a predominant southeast wind flow between 4-10 knots.

With this relatively low wind speed, we can expect the west coast sea
breeze to push inland each day between 10-30 miles during the early
to mid afternoon hours. The initial showers and storms will move in
from the southeast early afternoon, followed by west coast sea
breeze showers and storms by mid afternoon. The boundary collisions
could produce some strong storms with gusty winds, heavy downpours
and frequent lightning. The highest coverage of storms early
afternoon will be over the interior with some storms moving back
toward the coast late afternoon into the evening. Similar conditions
can be expected on Saturday. Daytime high temps will reach the low
to mid 90's with heat indices between 100-103 degrees and overnight
lows in the mid to upper 70's.

Mid long term (Saturday night - next Saturday)
The synoptic pattern remains unchanged to start the mid long term
period. The upper ridge and surface high continues to extend over
florida keeping us in a southeast flow pattern through late Monday
into Tuesday. At that time, the ridge shifts south as a broad upper
trough over the great lakes begins to swing east-southeast over the
eastern u.S. On the surface, an area of low pressure over new
england stretches a frontal boundary southwest along the east coast
then westward to texas. This boundary will stall out and linger over
southern ga northern fl through the end of next week. This will
bring a shift in winds putting us in florida sea breeze regime 4
with winds out of the southwest at 4-10 knots. Under this pattern,
scattered showers and storms will develop over the coastal
waters coastline early morning and move inland during the
afternoon evening hours. The highest coverage will be over the far
inland counties mid afternoon with improving conditions along the
coastline later in the day. This pattern will continue through the
end of next week. Temperatures will run around average for the
remainder of the period.

Aviation
PredominantVFR conditions with light onshore winds 10 knots or less
with an afternoon seabreeze. Radar is mostly quiet now, but
scattered tsra shra will develop between 18-21z along the florida
west coast, so will hold vcts at all terminals through 00z and
vcsh until 03z with some brief periods of MVFR ifr for low cigs
and vsby as well as gusty winds possible in passing storms. Winds
will become light and variable once again after 03z tonight. No
other aviation impacts expected.

Marine
High pressure continues to ridge over the area producing pleasant
boating conditions over the coastal waters. Winds remain southeast
10 knots or less with a shift to onshore close to the coast each
afternoon through the weekend and seas will remain less than 2 feet.

The high pressure ridge will shift farther south by Tuesday next
week as a trough moves toward the eastern u.S. This will cause a
shift in the winds to the west-southwest at 10 knots or less. The
only hazards will be daily scattered thunderstorms, which will
produce gusty winds, choppy seas and dangerous lightning in the
vicinity of these storms.

Fire weather
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms can be expected each
day across west central and southwest florida. These daily showers
and storms combined with high humidity levels and winds less than 10
knots will preclude any fire weather impacts over the next several
days.

Preliminary point temps pops
Tpa 76 91 77 91 10 30 20 40
fmy 76 91 75 90 10 50 30 40
gif 75 93 75 92 30 50 10 50
srq 76 91 75 91 10 20 20 40
bkv 74 92 73 92 10 30 20 40
spg 76 91 77 92 10 20 20 40

Tbw watches warnings advisories
Fl... None.

Gulf waters... None.

Wynn


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
VENF1 - Venice, FL 20 mi30 min ENE 8 G 9.9 78°F 86°F1018 hPa (+0.3)69°F
PMAF1 20 mi48 min 86°F 92°F1017.3 hPa
MTBF1 22 mi48 min NW 9.9 G 13 86°F 1017.3 hPa73°F
42013 - C10 - Navy-2 23 mi60 min W 1.9 G 3.9 87°F 89°F1017.7 hPa
42098 26 mi30 min 88°F1 ft
CLBF1 28 mi96 min W 8 G 11 87°F 1016.5 hPa
GCTF1 29 mi48 min 88°F 1017.2 hPa72°F
SAPF1 - 8726520 - St. Petersburg, FL 29 mi48 min WNW 8 G 11 89°F 87°F1017.8 hPa
OPTF1 - 8726607 - Old Port Tampa, FL 35 mi48 min NW 12 G 14 86°F 88°F1017.5 hPa
MCYF1 40 mi42 min 89°F
TPAF1 - 8726694 - TPA Cruise Terminal 2, Tampa, FL 41 mi42 min NW 6 G 8.9
TSHF1 - 8726667 - East Bay Causeway, FL 41 mi42 min NNW 5.1 G 8.9
CWBF1 - 8726724 - Clearwater Beach, FL 46 mi48 min NW 7 G 8.9 85°F 89°F1017.7 hPa

Wind History for C-Cut, FL
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Sarasota / Bradenton, Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport, FL3 mi37 minW 610.00 miA Few Clouds89°F73°F61%1017.2 hPa
Venice Municipal Airport, FL20 mi35 minE 1110.00 miThunderstorm in Vicinity79°F68°F70%1018.3 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Sarasota, Sarasota Bay, Florida
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Sarasota
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Fri -- 04:29 AM EDT     1.31 feet High Tide
Fri -- 06:46 AM EDT     Sunrise
Fri -- 07:15 AM EDT     1.28 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 09:04 AM EDT     Moonset
Fri -- 02:21 PM EDT     2.50 feet High Tide
Fri -- 08:25 PM EDT     Sunset
Fri -- 10:24 PM EDT     0.19 feet Low Tide
Fri -- 10:33 PM EDT     Moonrise
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Tide / Current Tables for Tampa Bay (Sunshine Skyway Bridge), Florida Current
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Fri -- 02:35 AM EDT     1.39 knots Max Flood
Fri -- 06:46 AM EDT     Sunrise
Fri -- 07:03 AM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Fri -- 08:14 AM EDT     -0.14 knots Max Ebb
Fri -- 09:04 AM EDT     Moonset
Fri -- 09:23 AM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Fri -- 01:15 PM EDT     1.20 knots Max Flood
Fri -- 04:08 PM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Fri -- 07:58 PM EDT     -1.61 knots Max Ebb
Fri -- 08:26 PM EDT     Sunset
Fri -- 10:34 PM EDT     Moonrise
Fri -- 11:52 PM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
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