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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
821 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

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 updated 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.

GMZ800-231030-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
821 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
An weak area of low pressure developing over the central Gulf
of Mexico will move eastward across the Florida peninsula later
Thursday and Thursday night...and then into the Atlantic Ocean on
Friday. Wind speeds are expected to increase to cautionary levels
over the northern Gulf waters overnight into Thursday as this low
pressure moves into the region. Sufficient moisture combined with
this storm system will continue to support scattered to numerous
showers and isolated thunderstorms over the waters into Friday night.
Pleasant dry weather will return to the waters on Saturday as high
pressure builds in over the region.

$$

GMZ830-231030-
Tampa Bay waters-
821 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots becoming east
winds. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers likely and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south in
the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming
northeast after midnight. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming northwest in
the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers likely
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland
waters smooth. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...North 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.

$$

GMZ836-231030-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
821 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming east
around 10 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south in
the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots then becoming west in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop.
.SUNDAY...North 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.

$$

GMZ856-231030-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
821 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming
southeast after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters
a light chop. A chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots then becoming south in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light to moderate
chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop.

$$

GMZ876-231030-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
821 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds around 10 knots then becoming
southeast 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...West winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight
chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...North winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight chance
of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

$$

GMZ853-231030-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
821 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming east
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
light to moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming south around 10
knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a
light to moderate chop. Showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming
north 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop.

$$

GMZ873-231030-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
821 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots then becoming east
after midnight. Seas 2 feet. Showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 15 knots then becoming
north after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Showers likely and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A
slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight
chance of showers in the morning.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

$$

GMZ850-231030-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
821 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light to moderate chop. Showers and a slight chance
of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light to moderate chop. Showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots then becoming north around
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
light to moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots becoming northeast
around 15 knots in the late evening and early morning, then
diminishing to around 10 knots toward morning. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light to moderate chop.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.

$$

GMZ870-231030-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
821 PM EST Wed Nov 22 2017

...Small Craft Exercise Caution...

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds around 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20
knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots becoming northeast. Seas 3 to
4 feet. Showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...North winds around 15 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots.
Seas 2 to 4 feet. A slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight
chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

$$



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