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Bradenton Beach, FL

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Sunrise 7:11AMSunset 5:39PM Sunday December 15, 2019 10:52 AM EST (15:52 UTC) Moonrise 9:16PMMoonset 10:19AM Illumination 84% Phase: Waning Gibbous; Moon at 19 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- 939 Am Est Sun Dec 15 2019
This afternoon..East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Tonight..East winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming southeast around 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Monday..Southeast winds around 15 knots then becoming south 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Monday night..Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers toward morning.
Tuesday..South winds around 10 knots then becoming west late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers early in the morning, then showers likely in the late morning and afternoon.
Tuesday night..Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming north 10 to 15 knots late in the evening, then increasing to around 20 knots after midnight increasing to 20 to 25 knots toward morning. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay and inland waters rough. Showers likely in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.
Wednesday..North winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Bay and inland waters rough. A slight chance of showers in the morning.
Wednesday night..Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Bay and inland waters rough.
Thursday..Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay and inland waters choppy.
GMZ800 Synopsis For The Coastal Waters From Bonita Beach To Suwannee River- 939 Am Est Sun Dec 15 2019
Synopsis..High pressure centered over the state moves east to over the atlantic tonight and continues east while ridging back across the gulf of mexico through Tuesday. A cold front will then move through the area Tuesday night and Wednesday, bringing some showers and a few Thunderstorms, as well as strong winds. High pressure builds in behind the front with winds remaining elevated through Wednesday night, then slowly subsiding.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Bradenton Beach, FL
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Area Discussion for - Tampa Bay, FL
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FXUS62 KTBW 151215 AFDTBW

Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Tampa Bay Ruskin FL 715 AM EST Sun Dec 15 2019

DISCUSSION. High pressure is currently centered over the state, with some patchy fog in place. This will dissipate over the next hour or so, with clear skies through the rest of the day. Temperatures will be warming into the mid to upper 70s this afternoon. High pressure will shift east to over the Atlantic through this afternoon and evening, shifting winds to the E/SE. Ridging will then remain in place across the area through early Tuesday. A cold front will then move through the area Tuesday night/Wednesday, bringing the next chances for rain, and much cooler/drier air behind it. Current forecast is on track and have no updates planned.

AVIATION. Light winds this morning with some patchy fog. The fog will dissipate over the next hour as winds increase a bit from the E/SE through the afternoon. Winds become light again after sunset with some clouds coming in toward morning.

MARINE. NE flow generally around 10 knots this morning as high pressure shifts to the east out over the Atlantic through the day. This will turn winds to the E/SE this afternoon and tonight. High pressure will remain across the waters through early Tuesday, then a cold front will move through the area Tuesday night and Wednesday, bringing an increase in winds and seas to near SCA levels and some shower and thunderstorms. Current forecast is on track and have little change for the update.

Preliminary Point Temps/PoPs. TPA 76 63 81 66 / 0 0 0 10 FMY 80 64 85 68 / 0 0 0 0 GIF 76 60 83 66 / 0 0 0 0 SRQ 77 62 83 66 / 0 0 0 10 BKV 77 57 83 62 / 0 0 0 10 SPG 75 65 79 67 / 0 0 0 10

TBW WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES. FL . High Rip Current Risk until noon EST today for Coastal Charlotte- Coastal Hillsborough-Coastal Lee-Coastal Manatee-Coastal Sarasota-Pinellas.

Gulf waters . None.



UPDATE/AVIATION/MARINE/FIRE WEATHER . 24/Hubbard UPPER AIR/DECISION SUPPORT . 57/McMichael


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
PMAF1 13 mi58 min 60°F 67°F1021.7 hPa
MTBF1 14 mi58 min E 9.9 G 11 60°F 1022 hPa53°F
42098 15 mi52 min 69°F3 ft
CLBF1 18 mi118 min ESE 4.1 G 7 63°F 1020.4 hPa
SAPF1 - 8726520 - St. Petersburg, FL 20 mi58 min E 4.1 G 7 62°F 69°F1022 hPa
GCTF1 23 mi58 min 61°F 1022 hPa53°F
OPTF1 - 8726607 - Old Port Tampa, FL 28 mi58 min ESE 6 G 9.9 61°F 69°F1022 hPa
VENF1 - Venice, FL 30 mi52 min E 6 G 8 63°F 70°F1021.2 hPa (+2.0)56°F
MCYF1 34 mi58 min 70°F
TSHF1 - 8726667 - East Bay Causeway, FL 35 mi58 min NE 2.9 G 5.1
CWBF1 - 8726724 - Clearwater Beach, FL 36 mi58 min E 7 G 11 63°F 69°F1022 hPa
FHPF1 - Fred Howard Park, FL 48 mi118 min ENE 7 G 9.9 59°F 1021.8 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, FL9 mi59 minE 810.00 miFair64°F57°F78%1021 hPa
Albert Whitted Airport, FL21 mi59 minE 810.00 miFair62°F55°F78%1021.3 hPa

Link to 5 minute data for KSRQ

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Tide / Current Tables for Cortez, Sarasota Bay, Florida
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Cortez
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Sun -- 12:26 AM EST     2.32 feet High Tide
Sun -- 07:13 AM EST     Sunrise
Sun -- 09:17 AM EST     -0.56 feet Low Tide
Sun -- 10:18 AM EST     Moonset
Sun -- 04:11 PM EST     1.30 feet High Tide
Sun -- 05:38 PM EST     Sunset
Sun -- 07:51 PM EST     1.16 feet Low Tide
Sun -- 09:15 PM EST     Moonrise
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Tide / Current Tables for Tampa Bay Entrance (Egmont Channel), Florida Current
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Tampa Bay Entrance (Egmont Channel)
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Sun -- 12:12 AM EST     1.10 knots Max Flood
Sun -- 02:56 AM EST     -0.00 knots Slack
Sun -- 06:52 AM EST     -2.29 knots Max Ebb
Sun -- 07:13 AM EST     Sunrise
Sun -- 10:19 AM EST     Moonset
Sun -- 11:09 AM EST     0.00 knots Slack
Sun -- 02:40 PM EST     1.68 knots Max Flood
Sun -- 05:38 PM EST     Sunset
Sun -- 07:21 PM EST     -0.00 knots Slack
Sun -- 08:04 PM EST     -0.06 knots Max Ebb
Sun -- 08:49 PM EST     0.00 knots Slack
Sun -- 09:15 PM EST     Moonrise
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Weather Map
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