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Colder temperatures return to the central and eastern U.S. and winter holds a bit longer across the north.

A strong cold front is forecast to reach the East Coast by Friday morning, dropping temperatures on the order of 15 to 30 degrees by Saturday. Some lingering showers will be possible behind the front, and snow showers are possible across parts of the Great Lakes and the Northeast on Friday. But tonight, heavy rain with embedded thunderstorms are expected for the Gulf Coast and Florida.
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Tampa Bay, FL Local Forecast Office

3NM S Boca Grande FL

Marine Point Forecast

[NOTICE]
  • Today

    Showers

    WSW 15kt
    < 1ft

    High: 76 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Tonight

    Showers Likely

    WNW 17kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 64 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Saturday

    Sunny

    N 15kt
    < 1ft

    High: 70 °F

    Small Craft Advisory
    Small Craft Advisory

  • Saturday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    N 12kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 55 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunny

    NNE 13kt
    < 1ft

    High: 73 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NE 11kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 58 °F

  • Monday

    Sunny

    ENE 10ktWinds Decreasing
    < 1ft

    High: 71 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Mostly Clear

    NW 12kt
    < 1ft

    Low: 63 °F

  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    NE 9ktWinds Decreasing
    < 1ft

    High: 75 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 5:56 am EDT Mar 27, 2015
Forecast Valid: 7am EDT Mar 27, 2015-6pm EDT Apr 2, 2015

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Detailed Forecast

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE WEATHER INFORMATION. THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES. THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT. THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

Synopsis: AN APPROACHING STRONG COLD FRONT WILL BRING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FROM EARLY THIS MORNING THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL BE VEERING TO WEST AND NORTHWEST...REACHING ADVISORY SPEEDS BY AFTERNOON. AFTER THE FRONT EXITS THE WATERS BY THIS EVENING...HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN OVER THE WEEKEND WITH WINDS VEERING AND DIMINISHING INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

Today
S wind 9 to 15 kt becoming WSW in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 kt. Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tonight
WNW wind 15 to 17 kt, with gusts as high as 23 kt. Showers likely before 8pm. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday
N wind 11 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 21 kt. Sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Saturday Night
N wind around 12 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday
NNE wind 11 to 13 kt, with gusts as high as 19 kt. Sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Sunday Night
NNE wind around 11 kt becoming ENE after midnight. Mostly clear. Seas 1 ft or less.
Monday
ENE wind 5 to 10 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt. Sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Monday Night
NW wind 10 to 12 kt becoming NNE after midnight. Mostly clear. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tuesday
NE wind 5 to 9 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.

*Notices:

  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.

ABOUT THIS FORECAST

Point Forecast: 26.71°N 82.25°W
Last Update: 5:56 am EDT Mar 27, 2015
Forecast Valid: 7am EDT Mar 27, 2015-6pm EDT Apr 2, 2015
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