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.

Old Port Tampa


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

Old Port Tampa
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 2.89 1.0 0.61 13 0 0
2022/05/25 1300 EDT SSE 9 14 2.88 1.0 0.09 347 0 0
2022/05/25 1400 EDT S 9 14 2.66 1.0 0.52 193 5 0
2022/05/25 1500 EDT S 9 13 2.32 1.0 0.85 195 5 0
2022/05/25 1600 EDT SSW 10 14 1.97 1.0 0.92 192 5 0
2022/05/25 1700 EDT SW 9 14 1.68 1.0 0.84 192 10 0
2022/05/25 1800 EDT SW 9 13 1.48 1.0 0.67 192 10 0
2022/05/25 1900 EDT SW 8 14 1.45 1.0 0.32 192 10 0
2022/05/25 2000 EDT S 5 14 1.58 1.0 0.26 15 20 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2022/05/25 2100 EDT S 7 12 1.81 1.0 0.84 14 20 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2022/05/25 2200 EDT SE 7 10 2.13 1.0 0.99 17 20 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2022/05/25 2300 EDT ESE 8 13 2.42 0.0 0.91 17 15 0
2022/05/26 0000 EDT ESE 8 14 2.62 0.0 0.67 17 15 0
2022/05/26 0100 EDT ESE 9 14 2.66 0.0 0.27 11 15 0
2022/05/26 0200 EDT SE 11 13 2.52 1.0 0.27 201 5 0
2022/05/26 0300 EDT ESE 12 14 2.25 1.0 0.69 195 5 0
2022/05/26 0400 EDT ESE 12 14 1.93 1.0 0.79 194 5 0
2022/05/26 0500 EDT ESE 11 15 1.66 1.0 0.73 194 5 0
2022/05/26 0600 EDT SE 11 14 1.48 1.0 0.58 195 5 0
2022/05/26 0700 EDT SE 11 13 1.48 1.0 0.24 197 5 0
2022/05/26 0800 EDT SE 11 14 1.67 1.0 0.37 12 5 0
2022/05/26 0900 EDT SE 11 15 1.96 1.0 0.97 13 5 0
2022/05/26 1000 EDT SE 12 16 2.34 1.0 1.14 12 5 0
2022/05/26 1100 EDT SE 12 17 2.70 1.0 1.07 13 5 0
2022/05/26 1200 EDT SSE 11 16 2.97 1.0 0.82 14 5 0