Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS62 KTBW 110237
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
937 PM EST WED FEB 10 2016

.DISCUSSION...
SKIES ARE CLEAR ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA...WITH JUST A FEW CLOUDS
LINGERING ACROSS THE SOUTHERN ZONES. TEMPERATURES HAVE ALREADY
FALLEN INTO THE 30S ACROSS THE FREEZE WARNING AREA AND ARE ON
TRACK TO FALL BELOW FREEZING FOR A FEW HOURS TONIGHT. WINDS ARE
ALSO SUBSIDING WITH MANY LOCATIONS ALREADY BELOW 6KTS AND THE W/NW
DIRECTION WILL TURN TO THE NE OVERNIGHT. WILL UPDATE THE ZONES TO
REMOVE THE EXPIRED HIGH SURF HEADLINE. FORECAST ON TRACK THOUGH
WITH NO OTHER MAJOR CHANGES PLANNED.

&&

.AVIATION...
VFR CONDITIONS EXPECTED THROUGH THE PERIOD WITH LIGHT WINDS
OVERNIGHT AND DIRECTION SHIFTING FROM NW TO NE. WINDS PICK BACK UP
TO AROUND 8 KNOTS FOR THURSDAY LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON WITH A
SEA BREEZE ALONG THE COAST.

&&

.MARINE...
WINDS AND SEAS CONTINUE TO SUBSIDE THIS EVENING AND ARE BELOW
ADVISORY LEVELS AT THIS HOUR. WILL ALLOW THE SCA TO EXPIRE AT 10PM
AS BUOYS SHOWING OFFSHORE WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS AND SEAS DOWN TO 6
FEET. FORECAST IS MAINLY ON TRACK WITH WINDS TURNING TO THE NE
OVERNIGHT.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
TPA  41  61  51  70 /   0   0   0   0
FMY  42  65  47  73 /   0   0   0   0
GIF  37  62  47  73 /   0   0   0   0
SRQ  41  61  47  69 /   0   0   0   0
BKV  32  61  43  72 /   0   0   0   0
SPG  46  61  54  71 /   0   0   0   0

&&

.TBW WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR
     COASTAL CHARLOTTE-COASTAL LEE-COASTAL MANATEE-COASTAL
     SARASOTA.

     HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR COASTAL
     CHARLOTTE-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL LEE-COASTAL
     MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-PINELLAS.

     FREEZE WARNING FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM EST THURSDAY FOR COASTAL
     CITRUS-COASTAL HERNANDO-COASTAL LEVY-INLAND CITRUS-
     INLAND HERNANDO-INLAND LEVY-SUMTER.

     FROST ADVISORY FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM EST THURSDAY FOR COASTAL
     PASCO-DESOTO-HARDEE-HIGHLANDS-INLAND HILLSBOROUGH-
     INLAND MANATEE-INLAND PASCO-INLAND SARASOTA-POLK.

GULF WATERS...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS UNTIL 10 PM EST
     THIS EVENING FOR COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO
     ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD
     TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-WATERS FROM BONITA
     BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 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.

&&

$$

UPDATE/AVIATION/MARINE...24/HUBBARD
DECISION SUPPORT...74/WYNN


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