Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
1024 AM EST WED FEB 10 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.

GMZ800-102215-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
1024 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE SETTLES IN OVER THE AREA FOR THE SECOND
HALF OF THE WEEK WITH THE NEXT DRY COLD FRONT CROSSING THE WATERS
FRIDAY NIGHT OR SATURDAY.


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GMZ830-102215-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
1024 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...WINDS NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AROUND
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH
OVERNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.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...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ836-102215-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
1024 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
OVERNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH.
.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...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ856-102215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
1024 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AROUND
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO
AROUND 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.

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GMZ876-102215-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1024 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 10
KNOTS OVERNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO
3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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GMZ853-102215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
1024 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 6
FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AROUND
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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GMZ873-102215-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1024 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING VARIABLE
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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GMZ850-102215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
1024 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AROUND
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 10 KNOT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.

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GMZ870-102215-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1024 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

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