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FXUS62 KTBW 270150  
AFDTBW  
 
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY RUSKIN FL  
845 PM EST SUN FEB 26 2017  
 
   
UPDATE
 
 
A FEW FRONTAL RELATED CLOUDS ARE LINGERING OVER THE SOUTHERN END OF  
THE STATE OTHERWISE SKIES ARE CLEAR. AS THE CENTER OF HIGH PRESSURE  
OVER THE SOUTHEASTERN U.S. MOVES EAST AND RETURN FLOW BEGINS THE  
CLOUDS WILL BACK UP AND MAY PROVIDE SOME SCATTERED COVER OVERNIGHT  
AND MONDAY. OBSERVATIONS SHOW AN EAST TO NORTHEAST SURFACE WIND  
ACROSS THE PENINSULA WITH TEMPERATURES MODERATING INTO THE 50S NORTH  
AND 60S SOUTH THAT SHOULDN'T DROP TOO MUCH MORE. THIS EVENINGS  
SOUNDING SHOWS THE EASTERLY WINDS UP TO 850 MB WITH WESTERLY FLOW  
ABOVE. THE PW IS DRY AT .38 INCH BUT RETURN FLOW WITH THE EASTERLY  
WIND INFLUENCE OFF THE ATLANTIC WILL BEGIN TO MODIFY THE MOISTURE.  
 

 
   
AVIATION
 
VFR CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE PERIOD  
ALTHOUGH SOME SCATTERED STRATUS MAY BE EVIDENT AROUND SUNRISE.  
 

 
 
   
MARINE
 
 
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING INTO THE NORTH WILL TURN WINDS EASTERLY  
TONIGHT AND THEN SOUTHEASTERLY FOR MONDAY AND THROUGH MID-WEEK. THE  
SEA BREEZE CIRCULATION WILL TURN WINDS ONSHORE NEAR THE COAST EACH  
AFTERNOON. A SURGE IN WIND SPEED TO EXERCISE CAUTION CRITERIA IS  
EXPECTED TONIGHT, BUT THAT SHOULD BE THE ONLY HEADLINE FOR THE NEXT  
SEVERAL DAYS.  
 

 
   
FIRE WEATHER
 
 
NO FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS AS RELATIVE HUMIDITY LEVELS BEGIN TO  
REBOUND MONDAY.  
 

 
 
   
TBW WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES
 
 
FL...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING FOR COASTAL  
CHARLOTTE-COASTAL SARASOTA.  
 
GULF WATERS...NONE.  

 
 

 
 
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