Area Forecast Discussion
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL
944 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

.DISCUSSION...
SOME LIGHT RAIN WILL MOVE IN OVERNIGHT AND ALLOW FOR A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA GENERALLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
TEMPERATURES WILL GENERALLY REMAIN IN THE 50S ACROSS THE AREA WITH
THE LOW CLOUDS IN PLACE. WINDS WILL PICK UP ESPECIALLY ALONG THE
COAST FROM THE NE. THIS IS ALL CURRENTLY HANDLED WELL IN THE
ZONES BUT HAVE MADE SOME MINOR ADJUSTMENTS. UPDATED FORECAST IS
ALREADY OUT.

&&

.AVIATION...
MVFR CEILINGS ARE GENERALLY IN PLACE ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT. MVFR
WILL CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...WITH SOME IFR/LIFR
CEILINGS AND MVFR FOG/VISIBILITY POSSIBLE GENERALLY 09-14Z.
CONDITIONS SHOULD IMPROVE TO MVFR AND VFR THROUGH THE LATE MORNING
AND AFTERNOON.

&&

.MARINE...
A FEW LIGHT SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE MAINLY ACROSS THE NORTHERN
AND CENTRAL WATERS OVERNIGHT. THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY WILL
CONTINUE FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL OFFSHORE WATERS THROUGH
EARLY SATURDAY MORNING AS A NORTHEASTERLY SURGE IS EXPECTED DURING
THE OVERNIGHT. SCEC CONDITIONS EXPECTED OVERNIGHT ELSEWHERE
INCLUDING NEAR THE MOUTH OF THE BAY AS NORTHEAST FLOW WILL ALLOW
WIND TO CHANNEL DOWN THE BAY. CHARLOTTE HARBOR LOOKS TO STAY IN
THE 10-15 KNOT RANGE.

&&

.TBW WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...NONE.
GULF WATERS...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY UNTIL 9 AM EST SATURDAY FOR ENGLEWOOD
     TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-TARPON SPRINGS TO
     SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM.

&&

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