Scientific Forecaster Discussion
Area forecast discussion
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Ruskin Florida
856 PM EDT Monday Mar 30 2015
dry and stable conditions under high pressure located across the
southern peninsula will support pleasant dry conditions across the
entire forecast area overnight as a weak back-door type cold front
sinks southwest into northeast Florida through early Tuesday morning.
Clear skies and light winds may support some patchy shallow ground
fog later tonight...but overall coverage is expected to remain too
low to include a mention of in the grids and zones. Temperatures
overnight will be milder than previous nights with lows bottoming
out in the lower to middle 50s. The current forecast is in great shape
with no evening update required at this time.
some brief MVFR visibilities from patchy shallow ground fog may
affect klal between 10-12z otherwise VFR is expected at all terminal
sites during the next 24 hours. West to northwest winds around 5
knots the remainder of tonight will increase to around 10 knots
after 19z on Tuesday.
surface high pressure aligned east to west from the western
Atlantic to the eastern Gulf will maintain a light west to
northwest wind flow at or below 10 knots with seas of 2 feet or less
over the Gulf waters the remainder of tonight through
Tuesday...with a weak pressure pattern supporting an enhanced
onshore sea breeze component along the coast Tuesday afternoon.
Current forecast is on track with no changes expected in the late