Marine Weather Net

Tampa Bay Marine Forecast


THIS AFTERNOON

SW
WINDS
10
KNOTS

TONIGHT

N
WINDS
15
KNOTS

MONDAY

N
WINDS
15
KNOTS

MONDAY NIGHT

N
WINDS
15
KNOTS

The Marine Weather Forecast In Detail:
GMZ830 Forecast Issued: 1030 AM EST Sun Jan 19 2020

This Afternoon...Southwest Winds Around 10 Knots. Bay And Inland Waters A Light Chop. A Chance Of Showers And A Slight Chance Of Thunderstorms.
Tonight...North Winds Around 15 Knots. Bay And Inland Waters A Moderate Chop. A Chance Of Showers And A Slight Chance Of Thunderstorms Early In The Evening, Then A Slight Chance Of Showers Late In The Evening.
Monday...North Winds Around 15 Knots. Bay And Inland Waters A Moderate Chop.
Monday Night...North Winds Around 15 Knots. Bay And Inland Waters A Moderate Chop.
Tuesday...North Winds Around 15 Knots. Bay And Inland Waters A Moderate Chop.
Tuesday Night...North Winds Around 15 Knots. Bay And Inland Waters A Moderate Chop.
Wednesday...Northeast Winds Around 15 Knots. Bay And Inland Waters A Moderate Chop.
Wednesday Night...Northeast Winds Around 15 Knots. Bay And Inland Waters A Moderate Chop.
Thursday...East Winds Around 10 Knots. Bay And Inland Waters A Light Chop.
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Gulf coastal waters from Bonita Beach to the Suwannee River out 60 NM - GMZ800
1030 AM EST Sun Jan 19 2020

A cold front will push southeast through the area this afternoon and evening, with showers and a few thunderstorms developing along and ahead of the front. Wind speeds will increase behind the front, with periods of cautionary to advisory level winds expected tonight through at least Wednesday. High pressure will build in from the north by mid week, allowing wind speeds to subside by Thursday.
Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Ruskin FL
903am EST Sunday Jan 19 2020

Showers are in place ahead of the front this morning across the northern and central coastal waters and up across the Nature Coast. Showers with the actual front are still back in the FL panhandle. Rain chances will remain mainly across the northern half of the area through the early afternoon, then spread south through the evening and overnight hours as the front pushes through the area. Colder and drier air moves in for Monday through Wednesday, with some freezing temperatures and feels-like temperatures possible Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. Current forecast is on track with all of this and have no updates planned.

Marine
Winds and seas will be increasing behind the front from the NNW, with SCA (Small Craft Advisory) conditions possible across the northern and central offshore waters and SCEC conditions (Small Craft Should Exercise Caution) possible elsewhere for this evening through Monday morning. Conditions will briefly subside, then increase to SCA (Small Craft Advisory) Tuesday and Wednesday before subsiding.

NOAA Tampa FL Office: Watches - Warnings - Advisories
FL...None. Gulf waters...Small Craft Advisory from 9pm this evening to 10am EST Monday for Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM.