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 13 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.

Sea Buoy


Tampa Bay Marine Channels Forecast
NOAA/NOS & NOAA/NWS
1145 AM EDT THU JUL 29 2021

Sea Buoy
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) (%) Statute Mile (%)

2021/07/29 1100 EDT WNW 6 8 1.28 0.9 0.41 192 60 5 SHOWERS TSTMS
2021/07/29 1200 EDT W 7 8 1.45 0.9 0.33 177 60 5 SHOWERS TSTMS
2021/07/29 1300 EDT W 7 9 1.68 0.9 0.30 166 60 5 SHOWERS TSTMS
2021/07/29 1400 EDT W 8 9 1.88 0.9 0.32 162 45 5 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/29 1500 EDT WNW 9 10 2.01 0.9 0.38 162 45 5 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/29 1600 EDT W 9 10 2.04 1.0 0.44 168 45 5 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/29 1700 EDT W 9 10 1.97 1.0 0.52 175 30 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/29 1800 EDT W 8 10 1.79 1.0 0.58 183 30 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/29 1900 EDT WNW 8 9 1.53 1.0 0.61 190 30 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/29 2000 EDT WNW 7 8 1.27 1.0 0.60 193 15 0
2021/07/29 2100 EDT W 7 8 1.10 1.0 0.53 193 15 0
2021/07/29 2200 EDT W 6 7 1.04 1.0 0.45 194 15 0
2021/07/29 2300 EDT W 5 7 1.08 1.0 0.36 195 15 0
2021/07/30 0000 EDT W 6 7 1.23 1.0 0.26 195 15 0
2021/07/30 0100 EDT W 6 7 1.45 1.0 0.19 186 15 0
2021/07/30 0200 EDT W 5 8 1.72 1.0 0.16 171 15 0
2021/07/30 0300 EDT WSW 5 8 1.96 1.0 0.19 166 15 0
2021/07/30 0400 EDT WSW 5 7 2.14 1.1 0.25 170 15 0
2021/07/30 0500 EDT WSW 5 8 2.19 1.1 0.35 176 15 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/30 0600 EDT WSW 5 8 2.12 1.1 0.43 182 15 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/30 0700 EDT WSW 5 8 1.91 1.1 0.51 187 15 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/30 0800 EDT WSW 5 9 1.63 1.1 0.54 191 25 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/30 0900 EDT SW 6 9 1.36 1.1 0.51 193 25 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/30 1000 EDT WSW 7 9 1.18 1.1 0.44 195 25 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/30 1100 EDT WSW 7 10 1.09 1.1 0.33 190 25 0 TSTMS SHOWERS