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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
515 PM EDT SAT APR 19 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.

GMZ800-200300-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
515 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS...LOW PRESSURE ALONG THE SOUTHEAST U.S. COAST WILL
CONTINUE TO MOVE NORTHEAST AWAY FROM THE AREA WITH WINDS AND SEAS
SUBSIDING SOME TONIGHT AND SUNDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD BACK
OVER THE GULF WITH BETTER BOATING CONDITIONS THROUGH EARLY NEXT
WEEK.

$$

GMZ830-200300-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
515 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING THEN
BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ836-200300-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
515 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING THEN
DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE
CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ856-200300-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
515 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING THEN
DIMINISHING TO AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ876-200300-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
515 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
OVERNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

GMZ853-200300-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
515 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING THEN
BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AROUND 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ873-200300-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
515 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION EARLY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE EVENING THEN
BECOMING NORTH AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

GMZ850-200300-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
515 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING THEN
BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...VARIABLE WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ870-200300-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
515 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION EARLY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE EVENING THEN
DIMINISHING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTH 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

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