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
1130 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 1100 EDT WSW 4 6 1.63 0.1 0.20 225 60 5 SHOWERS TSTMS
2021/07/29 1200 EDT WSW 5 7 1.39 0.1 0.12 229 60 5 SHOWERS TSTMS
2021/07/29 1300 EDT W 5 8 1.26 0.1 0.05 211 60 5 SHOWERS TSTMS
2021/07/29 1400 EDT W 6 9 1.30 0.1 0.10 90 50 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/29 1500 EDT W 7 11 1.46 0.1 0.19 75 50 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/29 1600 EDT W 7 11 1.71 0.2 0.19 40 50 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/29 1700 EDT W 7 11 2.00 0.2 0.23 29 35 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/29 1800 EDT W 7 10 2.23 0.2 0.20 20 35 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/29 1900 EDT W 7 9 2.34 0.1 0.13 16 35 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/29 2000 EDT W 6 8 2.28 0.1 0.05 134 15 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/29 2100 EDT W 5 8 2.08 0.1 0.17 170 15 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/29 2200 EDT W 5 7 1.79 0.2 0.19 193 15 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/29 2300 EDT W 5 6 1.49 0.2 0.17 219 15 0
2021/07/30 0000 EDT WSW 4 6 1.25 0.2 0.12 236 15 0
2021/07/30 0100 EDT WSW 4 6 1.09 0.2 0.07 253 15 0
2021/07/30 0200 EDT WSW 3 5 1.09 0.2 0.03 72 20 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/30 0300 EDT WSW 3 5 1.22 0.2 0.14 64 20 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/30 0400 EDT WSW 3 4 1.45 0.2 0.15 44 20 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/30 0500 EDT WSW 3 5 1.77 0.2 0.21 19 20 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/30 0600 EDT WSW 3 5 2.06 0.2 0.24 5 20 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/30 0700 EDT WSW 3 5 2.28 0.2 0.23 359 20 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/30 0800 EDT SW 4 6 2.40 0.2 0.15 1 35 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/30 0900 EDT SSW 5 8 2.35 0.2 0.01 50 35 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/30 1000 EDT SW 5 8 2.15 0.3 0.14 160 35 0 TSTMS SHOWERS
2021/07/30 1100 EDT SW 6 9 1.85 0.3 0.18 190 35 0 TSTMS SHOWERS