Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
437 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 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.

GMZ800-311430-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
437 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE AREA KEEPING AN
EAST TO SOUTHEAST FLOW IN PLACE WITH AN AFTERNOON SEA BREEZE
DEVELOPING NEAR THE COAST EACH DAY TURNING WINDS ONSHORE. ISOLATED
TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE EACH DAY.
THUNDERSTORMS WILL CAUSE LOCALLY HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS...AND
DANGEROUS LIGHTNING IN AND AROUND STRONG THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ830-311430-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
437 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ836-311430-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
437 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

.TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ853-856-311430-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
437 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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GMZ873-876-311430-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
437 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

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GMZ850-311430-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
437 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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GMZ870-311430-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
437 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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