Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
419 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-271700-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
419 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
A SECONDARY COLD FRONT WILL QUICKLY PASS THROUGH THE REGION THIS
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. WINDS AND SEAS WILL QUICKLY BUILD TO
ADVISORY LEVELS IN THE WAKE OF THIS FRONT FOR LATER THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. A FEW WIND GUST APPROACHING GALE FORCE CAN
NOT BE RULED OUT TONIGHT AS WELL. WINDS AND SEAS WILL GRADUAL
SUBSIDE ON FRIDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILD TO THE NORTH OF THE REGION.
THIS RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN IN PLACE TO OUR NORTH
THROUGH THE UPCOMING WEEKEND AND KEEP WINDS ACROSS THE EASTERN GULF
OF MEXICO FROM AN OFFSHORE EAST TO NORTHEAST DIRECTION.

$$

GMZ830-271700-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
419 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
DURING THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP
INCREASING TO CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST LATE. SEAS BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET NEAR THE MOUTH OF
TAMPA BAY. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING 10 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ836-271700-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
419 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST WINDS 10
TO 15 KNOTS AROUND MIDDAY...THEN INCREASING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP
INCREASING TO CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP TO
CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ856-271700-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
419 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
INCREASING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP INCREASING TO CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ876-271700-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
419 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AND
INCREASING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ853-271700-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
419 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS BY MIDDAY...THEN INCREASING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4
FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3
FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET SUBSIDING TO AROUND 2
FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ873-271700-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
419 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS THIS MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST. SEAS 2
TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

$$

GMZ850-271700-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
419 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS THIS MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP INCREASING TO CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY TO ROUGH.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DECREASING TO 5 TO 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ870-271700-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
419 AM EST THU NOV 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 20
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH HIGHER GUSTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4
FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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