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Weather Forecast Office Tampa Bay Area, FL
Southeast River Forecast Center
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Tabular Data (EST)
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NOTE: Water levels are referenced to the Mean Higher High Water (MHHW) Datum. This datum can be used to approximate sea water inundation of normally dry ground near the coast. For specific impacts, please refer to the statements on this page.
Graphical forecasts are not available for the Gulf of Mexico Tide Gauge at ST PETERSBURG (in MHHW).
During times of high water, forecast crest information can be found in the
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:
Moderate Flood Stage:
Low Stage (in feet):
(1) 4.00 ft on 08/31/2005
(2) 3.58 ft on 10/08/1996
(3) 3.52 ft on 06/18/1982
(4) 3.17 ft on 06/19/1972
(5) 2.91 ft on 03/13/0002
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: Preliminary values subject to further review.
Currently none available.
Low Water Records
(1) -5.80 ft on 09/11/2017
(2) -5.03 ft on 09/18/1947
(3) -4.73 ft on 09/08/1965
(4) -4.73 ft on 01/16/1972
(5) -4.62 ft on 01/03/2008
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
Flood Impacts & Photos
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Most of Saint Petersburg under 1 to 7 feet of water.
3 to 4 feet of water inside homes in Shore Acres. Much of Albert Whitted Airport under 1 to 3 feet of water. USF Saint Petersburg, Eckerd College, and half of Coquina Key are flooded.
Portions of USF Saint Petersburg, Bayshore Blvd, the Gandy Causeway, and Eckerd College begin to flood.
Albert Whitted Airport begins to flood. Homes begin to flood from Lake Maggiore to Bayboro Harbor (just south of Albert Whitted Airport). Flooding impacts portions of 3rd and 4th Street South.
Some homes begin to flood in Shore Acres.
Roads begin to flood in Shore Acres, north of Saint Petersburg.
About This Location
Latitude: 27.760000° N, Longitude: 82.626700° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84
Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
(gauge height = 0)
(gauge height = flood stage)
Elevation information source
Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Mean Higher High Water. Used to approximate inundation.
Tide levels are reported in MHHW.
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2525 14th Ave SE
Ruskin, FL 33570
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