Area Forecast Discussion
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Area Forecast Discussion...UPDATED
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Ruskin FL
806 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017

.UPDATE...
Weak frontal boundary continues across the region this
evening with a few lingering showers across southern zones.
Into the overnight, expecting showers to diminish in
coverage but cloud cover will continue into the day on
Wednesday. Temps overnight will vary from north to south
with the cooler, drier air in place across the Nature Coast.
Expect lows in the lower 60s up north with lower 70s across
SW Florida. No changes needed to the ongoing forecast for
the evening update.

&&

.AVIATION...
VFR with some occasional MVFR cigs continue across area
terminals this evening. A few showers linger across SW Florida
this evening but look to remain away will be possible later
this afternoon and evening, but then mostly dry conditions
are expected overnight. Winds will remain easterly and a bit
gusty this afternoon, then will decrease some tonight.


&&

.MARINE...
High pressure will build into the mid-Atlantic region and
remain in place through the rest of the week, with
northeast winds increasing to cautionary or advisory levels
for all of the coastal waters. A Small Craft Advisory is in
effect for the Gulf waters from Englewood to the Suwannee
River and including Tampa Bay through Wednesday morning.
There could be a period of sub-advisory winds during the
day, but they should then increase again Wednesday night, so
the advisory may need to be extended further out in time.

&&

.Preliminary Point Temps/PoPs...
TPA  71  85  71  87 /  10  10  10  20
FMY  72  86  71  87 /  20  20  10  30
GIF  70  83  70  85 /  10  20  10  30
SRQ  71  85  71  85 /  10  10  10  30
BKV  68  84  68  86 /  10  10  10  20
SPG  71  85  72  87 /  10  10  10  20

&&

.TBW WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...None.
Gulf waters...Small Craft Advisory until 10 AM EDT 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-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.

&&

$$

UPDATE/AVIATION/MARINE...11/McKaughan



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