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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
303 AM EST Fri Nov 24 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.

GMZ800-241745-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
303 AM EST Fri Nov 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front will moving slowly south through Punta Gorda
this morning. A Small Craft Exercise Caution is in effect for
coastal waters offshore of Tampa Bay and northward for this morning.
Winds will slack off as the center of high pressure moves closer to
the area. A second cold front will move through Saturday night but it
will be weak and dry. Winds and seas will remain below advisory
criteria through Tuesday.

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GMZ830-241745-
Tampa Bay waters-
303 AM EST Fri Nov 24 2017

.TODAY...North winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers in the morning.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming northwest
in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters
smooth.
.SUNDAY...North winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.

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GMZ836-241745-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
303 AM EST Fri Nov 24 2017

.TODAY...North winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers in the morning.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming northwest
in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop.
.SUNDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.

$$

GMZ856-241745-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
303 AM EST Fri Nov 24 2017

.TODAY...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers in the
morning.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming northwest
around 5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around
15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.

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GMZ876-241745-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
303 AM EST Fri Nov 24 2017

.TODAY...North winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight
chance of showers in the morning.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A
slight chance of showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight
chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

$$

GMZ853-241745-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
303 AM EST Fri Nov 24 2017

...Small Craft Exercise Caution This Morning...
.TODAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots and gusty then becoming
north 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers in the
morning.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming northwest
late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters
smooth.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around
15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.

$$

GMZ873-241745-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
303 AM EST Fri Nov 24 2017

...Small Craft Exercise Caution This Morning...
.TODAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots and gusty. Seas 2 to 4
feet. A slight chance of showers in the morning.
.TONIGHT...North winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast
around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast around
5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. A slight
chance of showers in the morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet.

$$

GMZ850-241745-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
303 AM EST Fri Nov 24 2017

...Small Craft Exercise Caution This Morning...
.TODAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots and gusty then becoming
north 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers in the
morning.
.TONIGHT...North winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast
around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming northwest in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters smooth.
.SUNDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around
15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.

$$

GMZ870-241745-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
303 AM EST Fri Nov 24 2017

...Small Craft Exercise Caution This Morning...
.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 knots and gusty diminishing to 5 to 10
knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.TONIGHT...North winds around 10 knots diminishing to around 5 knots
after midnight. Seas 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming north
around 5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming east
around 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

$$



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