Area Forecast Discussion
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Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Ruskin FL
855 AM EDT Thu May 25 2017

.SHORT TERM (Today)...
A front is now pushing southeastward...across the Nature
Coast...and will exit the area during the afternoon.
Scattered showers and a few thudnerstorms are strung over
the far southern and southeastern counties and are expected
to exit around noon. Clearing and diminishing winds will
work in behind the front. However winds continue robust this
morning and have extended the rip current risk into the
afternoon. All forecasts have been updated. across

&&

.AVIATION...
25/13Z-26/12Z. Overall VFR conditions are expected...except
for TEMPO MVFR VSBY and CIGS in SHRA/ISOLD TSRA at southern
terminals. West to WNW winds and gusty at times into the
afternoon then diminishing as they become NW to variable
tonight.


&&

.MARINE...
Robust winds continue across the waters and have continued
the small craft advisory into the afternoon then winds
begin to decrease. An updated forecast has been sent.

&&

.Preliminary Point Temps/PoPs...
TPA  82  68  86  71 /  10   0   0   0
FMY  85  70  90  72 /  30   0   0   0
GIF  83  65  90  68 /  10   0   0   0
SRQ  82  69  84  71 /  10   0   0   0
BKV  83  59  88  60 /  10   0   0   0
SPG  82  71  85  73 /  10   0   0   0

&&

.TBW WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
FL...High Rip Current Risk until 2 PM EDT this afternoon for
     Coastal Charlotte-Coastal Hillsborough-Coastal Lee-
     Coastal Manatee-Coastal Sarasota-Pinellas.

Gulf waters...Small Craft Advisory until 2 PM EDT this afternoon for
     Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-Coastal waters
     from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-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 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.

&&

$$

SHORT TERM/UPDATE/AVIATION/MARINE...09/Rude
UPPER AIR...05/Carlisle
DECISION SUPPORT...57/McMichael



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