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.

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Tampa Bay Marine Channels Forecast
NOAA/NOS & NOAA/NWS
1015 AM EDT THU JUL 29 2021

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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) (%) Statute Mile (%)

2021/07/29 1000 EDT W 5 6 1.80 0.1 0.15 208 40 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/29 1100 EDT WSW 5 6 1.57 0.1 0.12 183 55 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/29 1200 EDT WSW 5 8 1.38 0.1 0.12 173 55 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/29 1300 EDT W 6 9 1.28 0.2 0.12 136 55 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/29 1400 EDT W 8 9 1.39 0.2 0.12 76 50 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/29 1500 EDT W 8 10 1.69 0.2 0.21 49 50 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/29 1600 EDT W 8 10 2.01 0.2 0.20 47 50 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/29 1700 EDT W 7 10 2.25 0.2 0.16 50 35 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/29 1800 EDT W 7 9 2.40 0.2 0.15 54 35 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/29 1900 EDT W 6 8 2.47 0.2 0.05 75 35 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/29 2000 EDT W 5 8 2.31 0.2 0.18 176 15 0
2021/07/29 2100 EDT W 5 8 1.99 0.2 0.28 176 15 0
2021/07/29 2200 EDT W 5 7 1.70 0.2 0.25 177 15 0
2021/07/29 2300 EDT W 4 6 1.45 0.2 0.24 179 15 0
2021/07/30 0000 EDT W 4 6 1.22 0.2 0.23 181 15 0
2021/07/30 0100 EDT W 4 6 1.08 0.3 0.17 179 15 0
2021/07/30 0200 EDT W 4 5 1.13 0.3 0.05 141 15 0
2021/07/30 0300 EDT WSW 4 5 1.40 0.3 0.14 36 15 0
2021/07/30 0400 EDT SW 4 5 1.74 0.4 0.18 33 15 0
2021/07/30 0500 EDT SW 4 6 2.02 0.4 0.18 40 20 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/30 0600 EDT SSW 3 6 2.28 0.4 0.18 38 20 5 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/30 0700 EDT SSW 4 6 2.48 0.4 0.14 40 20 5 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/30 0800 EDT SSW 4 7 2.53 0.4 0.05 75 35 5 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/30 0900 EDT SSW 5 8 2.35 0.4 0.14 199 35 5 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/30 1000 EDT SSW 5 9 2.05 0.4 0.24 206 35 5 TSTMS SHOWERS