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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
329 AM EDT Fri Sep 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 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.

GMZ800-221630-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
329 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS...
High pressure will continue to ridge across the northern Gulf of
Mexico through the end of the week with winds and seas remaining
below headline criteria. Winds and seas will increase slightly this
weekend in response to a tighter pressure gradient as Hurricane Maria
lifts north of the Bahamas...staying well east of Florida. High
pressure will build back in early next week with benign winds and
seas continuing.


$$

GMZ830-221630-
Tampa Bay waters-
329 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

.TODAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the evening, then isolated
thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Isolated thunderstorms in the evening.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening.
.MONDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Isolated showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast
after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated showers in
the evening.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming northwest in
the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.

$$

GMZ836-221630-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
329 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

.TODAY...North winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the evening, then isolated
thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then numerous
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Numerous thunderstorms in the evening.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the evening.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming west around
5 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Isolated showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming
northeast after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated
showers in the evening.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming north late
in the morning, then becoming west in the afternoon. Bay and inland
waters smooth. Isolated showers.

$$

GMZ856-221630-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
329 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

.TODAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming north late in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...North winds around 10 knots then becoming east in the
late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the evening, then isolated
thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming east
around 15 knots in the late evening and early morning, then
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots toward morning. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms in the evening, then isolated showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming north around
5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming east
around 15 knots late in the evening, then diminishing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the evening. Isolated
showers after midnight.
.MONDAY...East winds around 10 knots diminishing to around 5 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Isolated showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming
northeast after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters
smooth. Isolated showers.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest around
5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters
a light chop. Isolated showers.

$$

GMZ876-221630-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
329 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

.TODAY...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east after
midnight. Seas 2 feet. Scattered thunderstorms in the evening, then
isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming east
around 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Scattered thunderstorms in the evening, then scattered showers after
midnight.
.SUNDAY...East winds around 15 knots then becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming east
around 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet.
Scattered thunderstorms in the evening, then scattered showers after
midnight.
.MONDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated showers.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated
showers.

$$

GMZ853-221630-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
329 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

.TODAY...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 15 knots then becoming east 5 to
10 knots toward morning. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the evening, then isolated
thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Northeast 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.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the
evening, then isolated showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming north around
5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming east around
15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the
evening. Isolated showers after midnight.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Isolated showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Isolated showers.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming northwest around
5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters
a light chop. Isolated showers.

$$

GMZ873-221630-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
329 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

.TODAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 15 knots then becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Scattered thunderstorms in the evening, then scattered showers after
midnight.
.SUNDAY...East winds around 15 knots then becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming east
around 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Scattered thunderstorms in the evening, then scattered showers after
midnight.
.MONDAY...East winds around 15 knots then becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Scattered showers in the morning, then isolated showers in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Scattered showers.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast around
5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated
showers.

$$

GMZ850-221630-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
329 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

.TODAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms in the evening, then isolated showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming east
around 15 knots in the late evening and early morning, then
diminishing to 5 to 10 knots toward morning. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the
evening. Isolated showers after midnight.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming northwest
around 5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters
a light chop. Isolated showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots then becoming east after
midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Isolated showers.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast late in
the morning, then becoming northwest around 10 knots in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

$$

GMZ870-221630-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
329 AM EDT Fri Sep 22 2017

.TODAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Isolated
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms in the evening, then isolated thunderstorms after
midnight.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Scattered thunderstorms in the evening, then scattered showers after
midnight.
.SUNDAY...East winds around 15 knots then becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming east
around 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Scattered thunderstorms in the evening, then scattered showers after
midnight.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Isolated showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated showers.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming north in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated showers.

$$



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