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FXUS62 KTBW 091441
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
941 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

.UPDATE...
A WHOLE HOST OF WARNINGS AND ADVISORIES ALL RELATED TO THE GUSTY
WINDS ACROSS THE AREA. INLAND WIND GUSTS AT 14Z ACROSS FORECAST
AREA WERE ALL UNDER 20 KNOTS BUT ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE THIS
AFTERNOON AS WINDS JUST ABOVE THE BOUNDARY LAYER BEGIN TO MIX DOWN
TO THE GROUND.

MORNING SOUNDING HAD A VERY STRONG TEMPERATURE INVERSION 7600
FEET. COLD AIR STRATOCUMULUS OVER THE GULF OF MEXICO WILL MOVE IN
FROM CRYSTAL RIVER THROUGH FORT MYERS. WINDS COME DOWN A BIT WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING BUT WAVES WILL NOT FALL BELOW 6 FEET UNTIL
THURSDAY MORNING.

&&

.AVIATION...
VFR THROUGH PERIOD. COLD AIR STRATOCUMULUS OFF THE GULF OF MEXICO
WILL MOVE ACROSS ALL TERMINALS BUT CIGS ARE HIGH AT 5-7 KFT.

&&

.MARINE...
BUOY AT EGMONT CHANNEL ENTRANCE INTO MOUTH OF TAMPA BAY SHOWED 10
FOOT WAVES. DANGEROUS BOATING CONDITIONS CONTINUE IN THE BAY AND
THE GULF.

&&

.FIRE WEATHER...
EXPECT LOW HUMIDITIES AND GUSTY WINDS THE NEXT TWO AFTERNOONS.
TEMPERATURES ARE COOL AND ERC VALUES REMAIN LOW. ONLY FIRE WEATHER
CONCERN WILL BE HIGH DISPERSIONS.

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
TPA  59  45  57  42 /  20  10   0   0
FMY  64  49  61  43 /  10  10  10   0
GIF  59  40  58  39 /  10  10   0   0
SRQ  60  48  59  43 /  20  10  10   0
BKV  56  39  55  34 /  20  10   0   0
SPG  60  47  57  46 /  20  10  10   0

&&

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

     LAKE WIND ADVISORY UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING FOR COASTAL
     CHARLOTTE-COASTAL CITRUS-COASTAL HERNANDO-COASTAL
     HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL LEE-COASTAL LEVY-COASTAL MANATEE-
     COASTAL PASCO-COASTAL SARASOTA-DESOTO-HARDEE-
     HIGHLANDS-INLAND CHARLOTTE-INLAND CITRUS-INLAND
     HERNANDO-INLAND HILLSBOROUGH-INLAND LEE-INLAND LEVY-
     INLAND MANATEE-INLAND PASCO-INLAND SARASOTA-PINELLAS-
     POLK-SUMTER.

     HIGH SURF ADVISORY UNTIL 1 PM EST WEDNESDAY FOR COASTAL
     CHARLOTTE-COASTAL HILLSBOROUGH-COASTAL LEE-COASTAL
     MANATEE-COASTAL SARASOTA-PINELLAS.

     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 8 AM EST WEDNESDAY FOR INLAND
     LEVY.

GULF WATERS...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 1 PM EST
     WEDNESDAY 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.

     GALE WARNING UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING FOR COASTAL
     WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
     COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER
     FL OUT 20 NM-TAMPA BAY WATERS-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.

     SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY UNTIL 1 PM EST WEDNESDAY FOR COASTAL
     WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
     WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60
     NM.

     GALE WARNING UNTIL 10 AM EST THIS MORNING FOR CHARLOTTE
     HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-COASTAL WATERS FROM
     BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-WATERS FROM
     BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM.

     SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY UNTIL 7 AM EST WEDNESDAY FOR
     CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND.

     SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM EST
     WEDNESDAY FOR TAMPA BAY WATERS.

&&

$$

UPDATE/AVIATION/FIRE WEATHER...72/NOAH
DECISION SUPPORT...11/MCKAUGHAN
UPPER AIR...84/AUSTIN


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