Marine Weather Net

Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM Marine Forecast


THIS AFTERNOON

E
WINDS
10
KNOTS

TONIGHT

S
WINDS
10
KNOTS

THURSDAY

N
WINDS
15
KNOTS

THURSDAY NIGHT

E
WINDS
10
KNOTS

The Marine Weather Forecast In Detail:
GMZ853 Forecast Issued: 1009 AM EST Wed Jan 29 2020

This Afternoon...East Winds Around 10 Knots Then Becoming South In The Afternoon. Seas 2 Feet. Bay And Inland Waters A Light Chop. A Chance Of Showers Late In The Afternoon.
Tonight...South Winds Around 10 Knots Then Becoming Northwest After Midnight. Seas 2 To 3 Feet. Bay And Inland Waters A Light Chop. Showers Likely Early In The Evening, Then A Chance Of Showers Late In The Evening.
Thursday...North Winds Around 15 Knots Diminishing To 5 To 10 Knots In The Afternoon. Seas 2 To 3 Feet. Bay And Inland Waters A Moderate Chop.
Thursday Night...East Winds Around 10 Knots. Seas 2 To 3 Feet. Bay And Inland Waters A Light Chop.
Friday...East Winds Around 10 Knots Then Becoming Southeast Around 5 Knots In The Afternoon. Seas 2 To 3 Feet. Bay And Inland Waters A Light Chop. A Chance Of Showers.
Friday Night...Southeast Winds Around 5 Knots Then Becoming South Around 10 Knots After Midnight. Seas 2 Feet. Bay And Inland Waters A Light Chop. Showers Likely In The Evening, Then A Chance Of Showers After Midnight.
Saturday...Northwest Winds 5 To 10 Knots Increasing To Around 15 Knots In The Afternoon. Seas 2 To 4 Feet. Bay And Inland Waters A Moderate Chop. A Chance Of Showers In The Morning, Then A Slight Chance Of Showers In The Afternoon.
Saturday Night...Northwest Winds Around 20 Knots. Seas 4 To 6 Feet. Bay And Inland Waters Choppy.
Sunday...North Winds Around 15 Knots Diminishing To 5 To 10 Knots In The Afternoon. Seas 4 To 6 Feet. Bay And Inland Waters A Moderate Chop.
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Gulf coastal waters from Bonita Beach to the Suwannee River out 60 NM - GMZ800
1009 AM EST Wed Jan 29 2020

An area of low pressure will move east across the waters late this afternoon and evening bringing some showers with it. Dry weak high pressure will build over the waters on Thursday. A stronger area of low pressure will lift across the waters Friday into Saturday with another round of showers. Winds and seas will increase to near advisory levels in the wake of this system during Saturday night and Sunday. Lighter winds and lower seas will return for early next week as high pressure builds in across the Gulf.
Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Ruskin FL
839am EST Wednesday Jan 29 2020

A short wave trough and an attendant weak surface low over Louisiana early this morning will slide east across the northern Gulf coast the remainder of today, then across the north central Florida peninsula tonight, then exit east into the Atlantic early on Thursday. Increasing moisture and lift associated with these features will lead to increasing cloudiness across the forecast area the remainder of today with shower chances also increasing by late in the afternoon, with the highest rain chances (probability of precipitation 50-60%) expected during tonight as this system moves across the area. Temperatures today will be near seasonal norms with highs climbing into the upper 60s north, and lower to mid 70s central and south. Current forecast is on track with no changes required at this time.

Marine
An area of low pressure approaching from the west and surface high pressure exiting to the east will support southeast to south winds around 10 knots with seas of 2 feet or less over the Gulf waters the remainder of today with a southwest wind flow component developing near shore during the afternoon. As the low approaches shower chances will increase across the north-central waters during mid to late afternoon with the showers then spreading south and east across the remainder of the waters tonight as the low moves across the region. In the wake of low northwest to north winds in the 10 to 15 knot range can be expected late tonight becoming northeast on Thursday as high pressure briefly builds in through early Friday. Ongoing forecast is in good shape with no changes expected in the mid morning update around 10 AM.

NOAA Tampa FL Office: Watches - Warnings - Advisories
FL...None. Gulf waters...None.