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.

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

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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 1200 EDT SSE 10 14 2.99 1.0 0.25 334 0 0
2022/05/25 1300 EDT SSE 10 14 2.84 1.0 0.22 280 0 0
2022/05/25 1400 EDT SSE 9 14 2.52 1.0 0.15 224 5 0
2022/05/25 1500 EDT SSE 10 14 2.21 1.0 0.18 174 5 0
2022/05/25 1600 EDT SSW 10 14 1.93 1.0 0.16 181 5 0
2022/05/25 1700 EDT SSW 9 14 1.64 1.0 0.09 171 10 0
2022/05/25 1800 EDT SSW 9 14 1.44 1.0 0.11 166 10 0
2022/05/25 1900 EDT SSW 8 13 1.46 1.0 0.08 113 10 0
2022/05/25 2000 EDT S 4 12 1.74 0.0 0.17 50 20 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2022/05/25 2100 EDT S 7 13 2.08 0.0 0.16 48 20 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2022/05/25 2200 EDT SE 7 13 2.37 0.0 0.13 41 20 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2022/05/25 2300 EDT ESE 8 16 2.61 0.0 0.12 30 10 0
2022/05/26 0000 EDT ESE 8 17 2.75 0.0 0.06 355 10 0
2022/05/26 0100 EDT ESE 9 18 2.67 0.0 0.11 245 10 0
2022/05/26 0200 EDT ESE 10 18 2.37 1.0 0.22 221 5 0
2022/05/26 0300 EDT ESE 11 17 2.08 1.0 0.17 219 5 0
2022/05/26 0400 EDT ESE 11 18 1.84 1.0 0.18 214 5 0
2022/05/26 0500 EDT ESE 10 19 1.59 1.0 0.22 205 5 0
2022/05/26 0600 EDT SE 10 18 1.39 1.0 0.18 212 5 0
2022/05/26 0700 EDT SE 10 18 1.44 1.0 0.02 262 5 0
2022/05/26 0800 EDT SE 10 18 1.81 1.0 0.24 14 5 0
2022/05/26 0900 EDT SE 10 18 2.25 1.0 0.30 16 5 0
2022/05/26 1000 EDT SE 11 17 2.60 1.0 0.34 15 5 0
2022/05/26 1100 EDT SE 12 17 2.91 1.0 0.35 10 5 0
2022/05/26 1200 EDT SSE 10 15 3.14 1.0 0.34 342 5 0