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Marine Weather and Tides
Palm Harbor, FL

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Sunrise 7:04AMSunset 8:02PM Saturday August 24, 2019 7:51 AM EDT (11:51 UTC) Moonrise 12:08AMMoonset 2:02PM Illumination 36% Phase: Waning Crescent; Moon at 24 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- 319 Am Edt Sat Aug 24 2019
Today..North winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated Thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Tonight..Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated Thunderstorms in the evening.
Sunday..North winds around 5 knots then becoming northwest in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated Thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Sunday night..Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming south after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth. Scattered Thunderstorms.
Monday..Southwest winds around 5 knots then becoming west around 10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered Thunderstorms.
Monday night..Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered Thunderstorms after midnight.
Tuesday..West winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered Thunderstorms.
Tuesday night..West winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated Thunderstorms in the evening, then scattered Thunderstorms after midnight.
Wednesday..West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around 15 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Numerous Thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered Thunderstorms in the afternoon.
GMZ800 Synopsis For The Coastal Waters From Bonita Beach To Suwannee River- 319 Am Edt Sat Aug 24 2019
Synopsis.. A weak inverted trough will move northwest into southern florida and the eastern gulf of mexico into the weekend, with light northerly winds Saturday and Sunday turning to westerly and southwesterly by Sunday night. Winds and seas will generally remain below headline criteria, although daily Thunderstorms will produce locally hazardous boating conditions.


7 Day Forecast for Marine Location Near Palm Harbor, 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
318 am edt Sat aug 24 2019

Discussion
Across the southern fl peninsula a weak area of low pressure
remains in place. Cyclonic flow around this feature will keep
much of the area in an NE flow today. Similar to yesterday, drier
air looks to suppress afternoon convection somewhat, especially
north of i-4. Across far southern portions of the area, closer to
the low, more moisture should be present which will allow for pops
in the 40-60 range.

On Sunday the low will begin to move further north with a light
northerly flow over the region. Highest moisture will be present
across the space coast so rain chances again for much of the area
should remain scattered in nature... Highest inland. The low
pressure area will begin to move away from the region Sunday
night and into Monday.

The departing system will create southwest flow on Monday and with
ample moisture present expect morning showers thunderstorms
gradually migrating inland throughout the day. Through mid week,
west to northwest flow will be countered by broad cyclonic flow
and ample moisture, allowing for rather sporadic rain chances each
day. By Thursday into Friday, a tropical upper tropospheric
trough (tutt) will be moving westward across cuba. While this
upper level feature will be well to our south, some enhancement at
the lower levels may induce a weak area of low pressure along a
frontal boundary and bring an increase in pops as we end the work
week. Otherwise, temperatures will be near average for this time
of year but daily cloud cover and precipitation activity will
dictate temperatures by a few degrees.

Aviation
Vfr conditions expected through the rest of the morning and into
early afternoon. Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are
expected to develop during the afternoon, causing brief periods of
MVFR ifr conditions as storms move over individual terminals.

Marine
A weak area of low pressure will linger over south florida this
weekend, setting up light northerly winds over the coastal waters.

As the low lifts north and high pressure ridges into the southern
gulf of mexico, winds will shift to westerly and southwesterly
during the first half of next week. Winds will generally remain less
than 15 knots with seas of no more than 2 feet, although daily
thunderstorms will create locally hazardous boating conditions.

Fire weather
Sufficient low level moisture will keep relative humidity values
above critical levels through the week with no red flag conditions
expected. No significant fog is expected through the period.

Preliminary point temps pops
Tpa 92 76 92 77 30 20 20 30
fmy 92 76 92 77 50 20 20 30
gif 93 75 94 76 40 10 50 20
srq 92 76 91 77 20 20 20 30
bkv 93 74 93 74 30 10 30 30
spg 91 76 92 77 20 20 20 30

Tbw watches warnings advisories
Fl... None.

Gulf waters... None.

Discussion aviation marine fire weather... 11 mckaughan
decision support... 13 oglesby


Weather Reporting Stations
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Stations Dist Age Wind Air TempWater Temp WavesPressureDewPt
FHPF1 - Fred Howard Park, FL 4 mi118 min ENE 5.1 G 6 78°F 1014.4 hPa
CWBF1 - 8726724 - Clearwater Beach, FL 8 mi58 min ENE 4.1 G 5.1 79°F 88°F1014.7 hPa
OPTF1 - 8726607 - Old Port Tampa, FL 23 mi52 min NE 1.9 G 2.9 78°F 86°F1014.5 hPa (+0.6)
ARPF1 - APK - Aripeka, FL 25 mi118 min E 1.9 G 2.9 81°F 1014.1 hPa
TPAF1 - 8726694 - TPA Cruise Terminal 2, Tampa, FL 25 mi82 min N 4.1 G 5.1
TSHF1 - 8726667 - East Bay Causeway, FL 25 mi52 min N 4.1 G 5.1
MCYF1 26 mi52 min 85°F
SAPF1 - 8726520 - St. Petersburg, FL 26 mi52 min NE 4.1 G 6 80°F 88°F1014.8 hPa (+0.7)
CLBF1 27 mi118 min NNE 1 G 1.9 78°F 1013.1 hPa
GCTF1 29 mi52 min 80°F 1014.4 hPa (+0.6)76°F
MTBF1 33 mi52 min E 7 G 8 80°F 1014.5 hPa (+0.5)75°F
PMAF1 35 mi52 min 78°F 86°F1014.1 hPa (+0.4)
42098 36 mi52 min 85°F1 ft

Wind History for Clearwater Beach, FL
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Airport Reports
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AirportDistAgeWind ktVisibilitySky/WeatherTempDewPtHumidityPressure
St. Petersburg/Clearwater Airport, FL16 mi59 minENE 410.00 miA Few Clouds80°F75°F85%1014.2 hPa
Tampa, Tampa International Airport, FL19 mi59 minN 310.00 miA Few Clouds78°F75°F90%1014.4 hPa
Macdill Air Force Base, Fl., FL24 mi56 minNE 310.00 miFair76°F74°F93%1014.5 hPa

Link to 5 minute data for KPIE

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Tide / Current Tables for Anclote Key, southern end, Florida
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Anclote Key
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Sat -- 01:08 AM EDT     Moonrise
Sat -- 05:33 AM EDT     2.86 feet High Tide
Sat -- 07:05 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sat -- 01:35 PM EDT     0.53 feet Low Tide
Sat -- 03:02 PM EDT     Moonset
Sat -- 08:01 PM EDT     Sunset
Sat -- 08:26 PM EDT     2.44 feet High Tide
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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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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Sat -- 01:07 AM EDT     Moonrise
Sat -- 01:11 AM EDT     -0.32 knots Max Ebb
Sat -- 03:14 AM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Sat -- 06:31 AM EDT     0.73 knots Max Flood
Sat -- 07:04 AM EDT     Sunrise
Sat -- 09:11 AM EDT     -0.00 knots Slack
Sat -- 01:09 PM EDT     -0.94 knots Max Ebb
Sat -- 03:00 PM EDT     Moonset
Sat -- 06:27 PM EDT     0.00 knots Slack
Sat -- 07:59 PM EDT     Sunset
Sat -- 09:35 PM EDT     0.73 knots Max Flood
Tide / Current data from XTide NOT FOR NAVIGATION
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Weather Map and Satellite Images
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