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.

Near C-Cut


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

Near C-Cut
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 13 2.61 1.0 0.29 13 0 0
2022/05/25 1300 EDT SSE 9 14 2.42 1.0 0.18 270 0 0
2022/05/25 1400 EDT S 9 14 2.18 1.0 0.54 237 5 0
2022/05/25 1500 EDT SSW 10 14 1.89 1.0 0.91 227 5 0
2022/05/25 1600 EDT SSW 10 14 1.61 1.0 1.04 221 5 0
2022/05/25 1700 EDT SW 10 14 1.43 1.0 0.96 216 10 0
2022/05/25 1800 EDT SW 9 13 1.42 1.0 0.68 218 10 0
2022/05/25 1900 EDT SW 8 12 1.59 1.0 0.25 228 10 0
2022/05/25 2000 EDT SSW 4 13 1.81 1.0 0.18 23 20 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2022/05/25 2100 EDT S 7 12 2.06 1.0 0.54 40 20 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2022/05/25 2200 EDT SE 8 11 2.30 1.0 0.65 38 20 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2022/05/25 2300 EDT ESE 8 14 2.45 1.0 0.53 37 15 0
2022/05/26 0000 EDT ESE 9 16 2.43 1.0 0.27 34 15 0
2022/05/26 0100 EDT ESE 11 18 2.27 1.0 0.07 256 15 0
2022/05/26 0200 EDT ESE 11 19 2.05 1.0 0.36 228 5 0
2022/05/26 0300 EDT SE 13 19 1.81 1.0 0.60 225 5 0
2022/05/26 0400 EDT SE 13 19 1.55 1.0 0.75 225 5 0
2022/05/26 0500 EDT SE 12 19 1.40 1.0 0.71 225 5 0
2022/05/26 0600 EDT SE 13 18 1.43 1.0 0.42 229 5 0
2022/05/26 0700 EDT SE 13 19 1.65 1.0 0.09 351 5 0
2022/05/26 0800 EDT SE 12 19 1.94 1.0 0.52 32 5 0
2022/05/26 0900 EDT SE 12 19 2.26 1.0 0.78 35 5 0
2022/05/26 1000 EDT SE 12 18 2.58 1.0 0.81 33 5 0
2022/05/26 1100 EDT SE 13 17 2.79 1.0 0.70 30 5 0
2022/05/26 1200 EDT SSE 11 15 2.81 1.0 0.47 24 5 0