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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
1028 AM EDT Sat Jul 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.

GMZ800-222030-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
1028 AM EDT Sat Jul 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS...Surface ridge axis will remain in a position over the
southern half of the Florida peninsula into the eastern Gulf of
Mexico through the next several days, providing the region with a
generally light southwest to south wind. Winds and seas will
generally be quite low, however mariners should expect scattered
thunderstorms, especially during the overnight and morning hours,
causing locally stronger winds and seas.


$$

GMZ830-222030-
Tampa Bay waters-
1028 AM EDT Sat Jul 22 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming south around
5 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...South winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest around
5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots diminishing to around
5 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots then becoming west in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. Scattered thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming north
around 5 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming west
around 5 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Scattered thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ836-222030-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
1028 AM EDT Sat Jul 22 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots then becoming southeast
after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest
5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots then becoming south
around 5 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest in
the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. Scattered
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots then becoming east around
5 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming southeast around
5 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. Scattered
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast
around 5 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest in
the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. Scattered
thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ856-222030-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
1028 AM EDT Sat Jul 22 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots then becoming south after
midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming south 5 to 10
knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots then becoming south
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots then becoming east after
midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters smooth. Scattered thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast
around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters smooth. Scattered thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming south around
5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters
smooth. Scattered thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ876-222030-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
1028 AM EDT Sat Jul 22 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots then becoming east after
midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Isolated thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Scattered thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ853-222030-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
1028 AM EDT Sat Jul 22 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds around 10 knots then becoming
southwest late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south. Seas 2 feet
or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...South winds around 5 knots then becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming north
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming west in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Scattered thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ873-222030-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
1028 AM EDT Sat Jul 22 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots then becoming east in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Isolated thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ850-222030-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
1028 AM EDT Sat Jul 22 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Scattered to numerous showers and
thunderstorms...especially after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around 10
knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Scattered to numerous thunderstorms...especially in the
morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...West winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters smooth. Scattered thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ870-222030-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
1028 AM EDT Sat Jul 22 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Scattered thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around 10
knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Scattered thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms.

$$



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