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Marine Weather and Tides
Ruskin, FL

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Sunrise 7:00AMSunset 8:07PM Saturday August 17, 2019 2:00 PM EDT (18:00 UTC) Moonrise 8:41PMMoonset 7:43AM Illumination 95% Phase: Waning Gibbous; Moon at 17 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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GMZ830 Tampa Bay Waters- 951 Am Edt Sat Aug 17 2019
This afternoon..Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered showers and isolated Thunderstorms early in the morning, then numerous showers late in the morning. Scattered Thunderstorms in the late morning and afternoon.
Tonight..Southwest winds around 10 knots then becoming southeast after midnight. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered showers early in the evening. Isolated Thunderstorms. Scattered showers after midnight.
Sunday..Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming west around 10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered Thunderstorms.
Sunday night..West winds around 10 knots then becoming north around 5 knots late in the evening, then then becoming east after midnight. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated Thunderstorms.
Monday..Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming north around 10 knots late in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated Thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered Thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Monday night..East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered showers and isolated Thunderstorms in the evening.
Tuesday..East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated Thunderstorms in the morning, then numerous showers and scattered Thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Tuesday night..Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered Thunderstorms in the evening, then isolated Thunderstorms after midnight.
Wednesday..Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered Thunderstorms. Numerous showers in the afternoon.
GMZ800 Synopsis For The Coastal Waters From Bonita Beach To Suwannee River- 951 Am Edt Sat Aug 17 2019
Synopsis.. Tightened pressure gradient in ne gulf this morning between a stalled front and high pressure ridge axis moving northward from the S gulf to keep sw scec winds and choppy seas into this afternoon. High pressure weakens and holds over the region Sunday into mid next week with lighter winds and seas. Continue to expect summertime showers and Thunderstorms to bring locally higher winds and seas.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Ruskin, 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
946 am edt Sat aug 17 2019

Update
Scattered thunderstorms and rainshowers continue to move in from the
gulf coast waters this morning. Interaction between high pressure
ridging over southern florida and troughing over the east coast
is keeping a southwest wind flow over the region resulting in a
moisture rich environment. The 12z morning sounding showed a
reflection of this with 2.18 inches pwat and southwest winds
through 20k feet. Latest hrrr guidance keeps rain chances high
with 50-80% pops expected across the region today with the highest
chances north of tampa bay. Based on latest surface observations
and satellite imagery, the forecast looks good for now with no
major changes needed.

Aviation
We continue to remain in a very moist and unstable southwest flow
through the day. Shra with embedded tsra can be expected through the
forecast period with southwest winds around 5-10 knots. The highest
rain storm chances will be from ksrq northward with brief periods of
MVFR ifr conditions possible through this afternoon, so will hold
vcts through 00z and will closely monitor radar for needed tempo
changes through the day.

Marine
Tightened pressure gradient in NE gulf this morning between a stalled
front and high pressure ridge axis moving northward from the s
gulf to keep SW scec winds and choppy seas into this afternoon.

High pressure weakens and holds over the region Sunday into mid
next week with lighter winds and seas. Continue to expect
summertime showers and thunderstorms to bring locally higher winds
and seas.

Preliminary point temps pops
Tpa 88 75 90 76 70 40 60 20
fmy 90 75 91 75 50 10 50 20
gif 89 74 91 74 60 20 70 40
srq 88 75 91 75 60 30 50 20
bkv 87 73 91 73 80 40 60 30
spg 88 75 90 76 70 40 50 20

Tbw watches warnings advisories
Fl... Flood watch until 8 pm edt this evening for coastal citrus-
coastal hernando-coastal levy-coastal pasco-inland citrus-
inland hernando-inland levy-inland pasco-sumter.

Coastal flood advisory until 8 pm edt this evening for coastal
citrus-coastal levy.

High rip current risk until 8 pm edt this evening for coastal
charlotte-coastal hillsborough-coastal lee-coastal manatee-
coastal sarasota-pinellas.

Gulf waters... None.

Update aviation marine... 74 wynn
upper air... 97 flannery
decision support... 57 mcmichael


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
GCTF1 6 mi42 min 79°F 1020 hPa73°F
PMAF1 9 mi48 min 77°F 83°F1019.7 hPa
MTBF1 10 mi42 min SW 12 G 13 78°F 1020 hPa72°F
OPTF1 - 8726607 - Old Port Tampa, FL 11 mi42 min S 8 G 11 79°F 83°F1019.7 hPa
SAPF1 - 8726520 - St. Petersburg, FL 11 mi42 min SSW 8.9 G 9.9 78°F 84°F1019.7 hPa
MCYF1 13 mi42 min 82°F
CLBF1 14 mi66 min S 4.1 G 8 76°F 1019.3 hPa
TSHF1 - 8726667 - East Bay Causeway, FL 14 mi48 min SE 7 G 8.9
CWBF1 - 8726724 - Clearwater Beach, FL 27 mi48 min SSE 7 G 9.9 77°F 85°F1019.7 hPa
42098 28 mi30 min 86°F4 ft
FHPF1 - Fred Howard Park, FL 35 mi66 min SSE 9.9 G 12 77°F 1020.1 hPa
VENF1 - Venice, FL 45 mi60 min W 15 G 22 76°F 85°F1019.7 hPa (+1.2)74°F
42013 - C10 - Navy-2 47 mi90 min SW 7.8 G 16 78°F 86°F1020.3 hPa

Wind History for C-Cut, FL
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Macdill Air Force Base, Fl., FL10 mi64 minS 710.00 miMostly Cloudy78°F73°F87%1020.3 hPa
Albert Whitted Airport, FL11 mi67 minSSW 510.00 miLight Rain78°F73°F87%1019.2 hPa
Tampa, Peter O Knight Airport, FL13 mi85 minSW 510.00 miFair79°F77°F94%1020 hPa
Tampa, Tampa International Airport, FL17 mi67 minS 610.00 miOvercast78°F73°F85%1020 hPa
St. Petersburg/Clearwater Airport, FL19 mi67 minS 88.00 miLight Rain77°F73°F88%1019.6 hPa
Tampa, Vandenberg Airport, FL20 mi65 minN 010.00 miLight Drizzle75°F73°F94%1020.3 hPa
Plant City, Plant City Municipal Airport, FL23 mi65 minSW 410.00 miPartly Cloudy77°F75°F94%1020.7 hPa
Sarasota / Bradenton, Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport, FL24 mi67 minSSW 76.00 miRain Fog/Mist77°F73°F90%1019.4 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Shell Point, Tampa Bay, Florida
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Shell Point
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Sat -- 04:43 AM EDT     1.54 feet High Tide
Sat -- 07:01 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sat -- 08:43 AM EDT     Moonset
Sat -- 09:42 AM EDT     0.98 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 03:37 PM EDT     2.28 feet High Tide
Sat -- 08:06 PM EDT     Sunset
Sat -- 09:41 PM EDT     Moonrise
Sat -- 10:56 PM EDT     0.33 feet Low Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Tide / Current Tables for Port Manatee, Tampa Bay, Florida Current
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Port Manatee
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Sat -- 02:21 AM EDT     0.88 knots Max Flood
Sat -- 05:48 AM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Sat -- 07:01 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sat -- 07:45 AM EDT     -0.34 knots Max Ebb
Sat -- 08:44 AM EDT     Moonset
Sat -- 09:48 AM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Sat -- 01:17 PM EDT     0.92 knots Max Flood
Sat -- 04:34 PM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Sat -- 07:56 PM EDT     -1.06 knots Max Ebb
Sat -- 08:06 PM EDT     Sunset
Sat -- 09:41 PM EDT     Moonrise
Sat -- 11:31 PM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
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