Area Forecast Discussion
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Ruskin FL
100 PM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

.AVIATION...
Mainly VFR conditions for the next 24hrs. Only expection
will be the next few hours as the front passes our
northernly TAF locations. Upstream obs showing a lowering
cloud deck along the coast with frontal passage, so have
added MVFR for terminals near the coast for the next few
hours. The cold front will also bring gusty northwest winds
through around 00z before slightly decreasing overnight.

&&

.Preliminary Point Temps/PoPs...
TPA  31  53  38  61 /   0   0   0   0
FMY  35  58  41  67 /   0   0   0   0
GIF  31  54  36  63 /   0   0   0   0
SRQ  33  54  39  61 /   0   0   0   0
BKV  27  52  30  60 /   0   0   0   0
SPG  33  52  40  61 /   0   0   0   0

&&

.TBW WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...High Rip Current Risk through Thursday morning for Coastal
     Charlotte-Coastal Hillsborough-Coastal Lee-Coastal
     Manatee-Coastal Sarasota-Pinellas.

     Wind Chill Advisory from 11 PM this evening to 10 AM EST
     Thursday for Coastal Charlotte-Coastal Hillsborough-
     Coastal Lee-Coastal Manatee-Coastal Sarasota-DeSoto-
     Hardee-Highlands-Inland Charlotte-Inland Hillsborough-
     Inland Lee-Inland Manatee-Inland Sarasota-Pinellas-
     Polk.

     Freeze Warning from 11 PM this evening to 9 AM EST
     Thursday for Coastal Hernando-Coastal Hillsborough-
     Coastal Pasco-DeSoto-Hardee-Highlands-Inland
     Charlotte-Inland Hillsborough-Inland Manatee-Inland
     Sarasota-Polk.

     Hard Freeze Warning from 11 PM this evening to 9 AM EST
     Thursday for Coastal Citrus-Coastal Levy-Inland
     Citrus-Inland Hernando-Inland Levy-Inland Pasco-
     Sumter.

     Wind Chill Advisory from 7 PM this evening to 10 AM EST
     Thursday for Coastal Citrus-Coastal Hernando-Coastal
     Levy-Coastal Pasco-Inland Citrus-Inland Hernando-
     Inland Levy-Inland Pasco-Sumter.

Gulf waters...Small Craft Advisory until 6 AM EST Thursday for Coastal
     waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out
     20 NM-Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL
     out 20 to 60 NM.

     Small Craft Advisory until 1 PM EST Thursday for Waters
     from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM.

     Small Craft Advisory until 1 PM EST Thursday for Waters
     from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM.

     Small Craft Advisory until 10 AM EST Thursday for Coastal
     waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM.

     Small Craft Advisory until 10 AM EST Thursday for Coastal
     waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM.

     Small Craft Advisory until 6 AM EST Thursday for Charlotte
     Harbor and Pine Island Sound-Tampa Bay waters.

&&

$$

SHORT TERM/AVIATION/MARINE/FIRE WEATHER...27/Shiveley
MID TERM/LONG TERM/DECISION SUPPORT...05/Carlisle



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