Tampa Bay Marine Channels Forecast

The Tampa Bay Marine Channels Forecast is designed to aid local pilots by providing them with meteorological and oceanographic forecasts at the MCF stations located along the marine channels.

The forecasts are provided by NOAA National Weather Service (NWS) Tampa Bay Area Weather Forecast Office and by the National Ocean Service (NOS) Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS) Tampa Bay Operational Forecast System (TBOFS). The water level observation data is from the NOS/CO-OPS Tampa Bay PORTS®.

More information about NOAA/NWS forecast parameters, weather types and hazards, please visit this page.

Cut 'C' Channel Buoy 28


Tampa Bay Marine Channels Forecast
NOAA/NOS & NOAA/NWS
130 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2022

Cut C Channel Buoy 28
Time Period Wind Gust Water Significant Current Probability Probability Weather Hazards
Speed & (knot) Level Wave Height Speed & of of Visibility
Direction (ft) (ft) Direction Precipitation Less Than 1
(knot, °T) (knot, °T) (%) Nautical Mile (%)

2022/05/25 1300 EDT SSE 11 14 2.94 1.0 0.20 273 0 0
2022/05/25 1400 EDT S 10 13 2.59 1.0 0.12 277 5 0
2022/05/25 1500 EDT S 10 12 2.28 1.0 0.11 295 5 0
2022/05/25 1600 EDT SSW 11 12 2.00 1.0 0.07 299 5 0
2022/05/25 1700 EDT SW 10 11 1.73 1.0 0.06 327 20 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2022/05/25 1800 EDT SSW 9 11 1.51 0.0 0.06 330 20 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2022/05/25 1900 EDT SW 9 11 1.49 0.0 0.05 317 20 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2022/05/25 2000 EDT SW 9 11 1.78 0.0 0.11 312 20 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2022/05/25 2100 EDT WSW 8 11 2.17 0.0 0.16 276 20 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2022/05/25 2200 EDT S 8 10 2.44 0.0 0.26 278 20 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2022/05/25 2300 EDT SSE 9 13 2.67 0.0 0.22 278 20 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2022/05/26 0000 EDT SE 10 14 2.83 0.0 0.22 272 20 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2022/05/26 0100 EDT ESE 10 16 2.77 0.0 0.17 265 20 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2022/05/26 0200 EDT ESE 11 17 2.45 0.0 0.11 260 10 0
2022/05/26 0300 EDT SE 11 18 2.14 0.0 0.06 275 10 0
2022/05/26 0400 EDT ESE 11 18 1.92 0.0 0.04 243 10 0
2022/05/26 0500 EDT ESE 11 18 1.67 0.0 0.06 184 5 0
2022/05/26 0600 EDT ESE 11 19 1.44 0.0 0.07 174 5 0
2022/05/26 0700 EDT ESE 11 19 1.46 0.0 0.01 298 5 0
2022/05/26 0800 EDT SE 12 18 1.86 1.0 0.15 326 5 0
2022/05/26 0900 EDT SE 12 18 2.33 1.0 0.12 326 5 0
2022/05/26 1000 EDT SE 13 17 2.67 1.0 0.10 323 5 0
2022/05/26 1100 EDT SE 12 15 2.98 1.0 0.13 312 5 0
2022/05/26 1200 EDT SSE 11 14 3.23 1.0 0.12 292 5 0
2022/05/26 1300 EDT SSE 10 13 3.22 1.0 0.10 266 5 0