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Marine Weather and Tides
Palm River-Clair Mel, FL

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Sunrise 7:01AMSunset 8:05PM Tuesday August 20, 2019 12:08 PM EDT (16:08 UTC) Moonrise 10:16PMMoonset 10:17AM Illumination 75% 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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GMZ830 Tampa Bay Waters- 1042 Am Edt Tue Aug 20 2019
This afternoon..Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Numerous showers and scattered Thunderstorms late in the afternoon.
Tonight..East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Numerous showers and scattered Thunderstorms early in the evening, then isolated Thunderstorms late in the evening.
Wednesday..Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered Thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Wednesday night..Southeast winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated Thunderstorms in the evening.
Thursday..Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated Thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Thursday night..North winds around 5 knots then becoming east after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated Thunderstorms in the evening.
Friday..East winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast around 5 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated Thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Friday night..Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming east after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Saturday..East winds around 5 knots then becoming north in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated Thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered Thunderstorms in the afternoon.
GMZ800 Synopsis For The Coastal Waters From Bonita Beach To Suwannee River- 1042 Am Edt Tue Aug 20 2019
Synopsis..Atlantic high pressure ridges west along 30 north latitude through the end of the week with prevailing east and southeast winds with an onshore component developing along the coast each afternoon with the seas breeze. Wind and seas will be higher near Thunderstorms during the late afternoon and evening hours.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Palm River-Clair Mel, FL
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Area Discussion for - Tampa Bay, FL
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932 am edt Tue aug 20 2019

Update
Latest rap surface analysis shows high pressure from the western
atlantic extending west across the northern peninsula and into the
eastern gulf this morning with an east-southeast wind flow across
the forecast area. Morning RAOB data shows increased moisture across
the area with a pw of 1.82 inches. This moisture combined with daytime
heating will support scattered to numerous shower and thunderstorm
development along the sea breeze circulations during the afternoon
with the east-southeast steering flow favoring the best coverage and
highest rain chances (pops 60%) setting up along and to the west of
the i-75 corridor during mid to late afternoon with the storms then
ending or shifting west into the adjacent gulf waters during the
evening hours. Similar to previous days locally heavy rainfall will
be possible with the storms, and with the ground remaining quite
saturated from recent rains localized flooding of low lying and
poor drainage areas will be possible along with some additional
rises on area rivers. In addition to the rain strong gusty winds
and frequent lightning strikes will accompany the storms. Current
forecast has a good handle on all of this so a morning update will
not be required at this time.

Aviation
Developing shra tsra along the sea breeze will bring brief MVFR
cigs, vsbys, and some gusty winds to the terminals between 18-01z
and have included tempo groups to cover this, otherwiseVFR is
expected. Light east winds this morning will become southeast at
6 to 8 knots after 14z except becoming onshore at ksrq, kpie, and
ktpa after 19z with the sea breeze. Light and variable winds will
return to the terminals after 01z tonight.

Marine
High pressure across the northern peninsula will maintain east
southeast winds around 10 knots with seas of 2 feet or less over
the gulf waters the remainder of today with an onshore sea breeze
component developing along the coast from sarasota north during
the afternoon. Wind and seas will be higher near thunderstorms
during the late afternoon and evening hours, otherwise no headlines
are expected. Ongoing forecast is on track with no changes expected
in the mid morning update around 10 am.

Tbw watches warnings advisories
Fl... None.

Gulf waters... None.

Update aviation marine... 57 mcmichael
upper air... 19 hurt
decision support... 74 wynn


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
MCYF1 1 mi51 min 84°F
TPAF1 - 8726694 - TPA Cruise Terminal 2, Tampa, FL 2 mi51 min E 5.1 G 7
TSHF1 - 8726667 - East Bay Causeway, FL 2 mi51 min ENE 5.1 G 8.9
OPTF1 - 8726607 - Old Port Tampa, FL 7 mi51 min SSE 4.1 G 7
GCTF1 10 mi57 min 83°F 1019.9 hPa74°F
SAPF1 - 8726520 - St. Petersburg, FL 14 mi51 min ENE 4.1 G 6 84°F 85°F1020 hPa
CLBF1 17 mi75 min E 4.1 G 8.9 84°F 1018.7 hPa
MTBF1 19 mi51 min E 8.9 G 9.9
PMAF1 20 mi51 min 84°F 85°F1019.4 hPa
CWBF1 - 8726724 - Clearwater Beach, FL 21 mi57 min E 8 G 11 84°F 86°F1019.9 hPa
FHPF1 - Fred Howard Park, FL 25 mi75 min E 6 G 8.9 85°F 1020.4 hPa
42098 34 mi69 min 85°F2 ft
ARPF1 - APK - Aripeka, FL 38 mi135 min E 5.1 G 8.9 86°F 1019.6 hPa

Wind History for Berth 223, FL
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
Tampa, Peter O Knight Airport, FL0 mi74 minN 010.00 miOvercast86°F77°F75%1019.6 hPa
Macdill Air Force Base, Fl., FL5 mi73 minSE 610.00 miPartly Cloudy85°F74°F73%1019.9 hPa
Tampa, Tampa International Airport, FL6 mi76 minE 810.00 miMostly Cloudy86°F73°F67%1019.7 hPa
St. Petersburg/Clearwater Airport, FL13 mi76 minE 710.00 miPartly Cloudy85°F75°F72%1019.5 hPa
Albert Whitted Airport, FL14 mi2.3 hrsE 910.00 miPartly Cloudy79°F77°F94%1018.9 hPa
Plant City, Plant City Municipal Airport, FL16 mi74 minE 410.00 miMostly Cloudy86°F77°F75%1020.7 hPa
Lakeland Regional, FL23 mi79 minESE 610.00 miMostly Cloudy84°F73°F70%1020.3 hPa

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Tide / Current Tables for Davis Island, Hillsborough Bay, Florida
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Tide / Current Tables for Old Tampa Bay Entrance (Port Tampa), Florida Current
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Old Tampa Bay Entrance (Port Tampa)
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Tue -- 01:04 AM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Tue -- 03:48 AM EDT     0.99 knots Max Flood
Tue -- 06:53 AM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Tue -- 07:02 AM EDT     Sunrise
Tue -- 10:05 AM EDT     -0.90 knots Max Ebb
Tue -- 11:17 AM EDT     Moonset
Tue -- 01:22 PM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Tue -- 04:14 PM EDT     0.95 knots Max Flood
Tue -- 07:15 PM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Tue -- 08:03 PM EDT     Sunset
Tue -- 10:22 PM EDT     -0.98 knots Max Ebb
Tue -- 11:16 PM EDT     Moonrise
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Weather Map and Satellite Images
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