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 E Channel Buoy 4E


Tampa Bay Marine Channels Forecast
NOAA/NOS & NOAA/NWS
115 PM EDT THU JUN 30 2022

Cut E Channel Buoy 4E
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 (%)

2022/06/30 1300 EDT WSW 3 7 3.08 0.0 0.84 31 10 0
2022/06/30 1400 EDT WSW 3 8 3.18 0.0 0.56 32 40 0 SHOWERS TSTMS
2022/06/30 1500 EDT W 4 9 3.08 0.0 0.22 59 40 0 SHOWERS TSTMS
2022/06/30 1600 EDT W 5 11 2.84 1.0 0.25 174 40 0 SHOWERS TSTMS
2022/06/30 1700 EDT W 6 11 2.49 1.0 0.61 202 30 0 SHOWERS TSTMS
2022/06/30 1800 EDT W 6 9 2.06 1.0 0.90 209 30 0 SHOWERS TSTMS
2022/06/30 1900 EDT W 6 9 1.62 1.0 1.00 210 30 0 SHOWERS TSTMS
2022/06/30 2000 EDT W 6 8 1.21 1.0 0.96 210 30 0 SHOWERS TSTMS
2022/06/30 2100 EDT NNW 6 9 0.83 0.0 0.86 212 30 0 SHOWERS TSTMS
2022/06/30 2200 EDT NE 6 11 0.55 0.0 0.76 217 30 0 SHOWERS TSTMS
2022/06/30 2300 EDT E 7 12 0.42 0.0 0.52 228 30 0 SHOWERS TSTMS
2022/07/01 0000 EDT ESE 6 12 0.54 0.0 0.10 275 30 0 SHOWERS TSTMS
2022/07/01 0100 EDT SE 5 11 0.79 0.0 0.30 36 30 0 SHOWERS TSTMS
2022/07/01 0200 EDT SE 4 10 1.06 0.0 0.66 25 10 0
2022/07/01 0300 EDT SE 4 9 1.35 1.0 0.83 24 10 0
2022/07/01 0400 EDT SE 4 9 1.60 1.0 0.70 23 10 0
2022/07/01 0500 EDT SE 4 9 1.74 0.0 0.59 22 10 0
2022/07/01 0600 EDT SE 5 10 1.82 1.0 0.43 18 10 0
2022/07/01 0700 EDT SE 5 10 1.86 1.0 0.28 10 10 0
2022/07/01 0800 EDT SE 9 10 1.93 1.0 0.24 8 30 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2022/07/01 0900 EDT SE 8 9 2.08 1.0 0.31 11 30 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2022/07/01 1000 EDT SE 8 8 2.27 1.0 0.46 8 30 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2022/07/01 1100 EDT SE 7 7 2.52 0.0 0.64 14 30 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2022/07/01 1200 EDT SSE 7 7 2.78 0.0 0.84 22 30 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2022/07/01 1300 EDT S 6 7 3.01 0.0 0.97 29 30 0 TSTMS SHOWERS