Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
858 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

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.

GMZ800-300930-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
858 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.SYNOPSIS...SURFACE RIDGE AXIS ACROSS THE CENTRAL WATERS WILL
MOVE INTO THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO THIS WEEKEND THEN REMAIN
THERE THROUGH AT LEAST MID-WEEK. SOUTHEAST FLOW WILL INCREASE THE
COVERAGE OF STORMS EACH NIGHT STARTING TUESDAY NIGHT. WINDS WILL
REMAIN 15 KNOTS OR LESS AND SEAS 3 FEET OR LESS. THUNDERSTORMS
MAY PRODUCE LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS.

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GMZ830-300930-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
858 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ836-300930-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
858 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ856-300930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
858 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ876-300930-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
858 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ853-300930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
858 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ873-300930-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
858 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ850-300930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
858 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH AROUND
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ870-300930-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
858 PM EDT FRI JUL 29 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.

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