Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
329 PM EDT THU JUL 10 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.

GMZ800-110300-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
329 PM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE WATERS
THROUGH FRIDAY...PRODUCING LIGHT WINDS LESS THAN 10 KNOTS AND
LIGHT SEAS. THIS HIGH WILL MOVE NORTHWARD ON SATURDAY CAUSING THE
WINDS TO SHIFT TO AN EAST SOUTHEAST DIRECTION...BUT WILL STILL
REMAIN BELOW 15 KNOTS. WEAK SEA BREEZES NEAR THE COAST WILL SET
UP EACH AFERNOON THROUGH THE WEEKEND. THE ONLY EXPECTED HAZARDS
WILL BE GUSTY WINDS AND HIGHER SEAS IN THE VICINITY OF
THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE COASTAL WATERS ALONG WITH A FEW
WATERSPOUTS.

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GMZ830-110300-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
329 PM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ836-110300-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
329 PM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ856-876-110300-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
329 PM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ853-873-110300-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
329 PM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ850-870-110300-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
329 PM EDT THU JUL 10 2014

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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