Marine Weather Message
Issued by NWS Tampa Bay Area, FL

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
059
WHUS72 KTBW 170852
MWWTBW

URGENT - MARINE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Ruskin FL
352 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

.Strong winds and rough seas will expand across the eastern Gulf
of Mexico during the day today in the wake of a powerful cold
front. These hazardous boating conditions for small craft
operators will continue through tonight and into Thursday. Even as
winds slowly subside Thursday morning, seas will remain elevated
into midday.

GMZ873-172300-
/O.EXT.KTBW.SC.Y.0003.180117T1500Z-180118T1800Z/
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
352 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO
1 PM EST THURSDAY...

* WINDS...Northwest winds increasing to 20 to 25 knots late this
  morning...becoming northerly overnight.

* WAVES/SEAS...Seas 4 to 6 feet building to 7 to 9 feet offshore.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners...especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

GMZ853-172300-
/O.EXT.KTBW.SC.Y.0003.180117T1500Z-180118T1500Z/
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
352 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO
10 AM EST THURSDAY...

* WINDS...Northwest winds increasing to 20 to 25 knots late this
  morning...becoming northerly overnight.

* WAVES/SEAS...Seas building to 5 to 7 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners...especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

GMZ876-172300-
/O.EXT.KTBW.SC.Y.0003.180117T1900Z-180118T1800Z/
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
352 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
1 PM EST THURSDAY...

* WINDS...Northwest winds increasing to 20 to 25 knots this
  afternoon...becoming northerly overnight.

* WAVES/SEAS...Seas 4 to 6 feet building to 7 to 9 feet.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners...especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

GMZ856-172300-
/O.EXT.KTBW.SC.Y.0003.180117T1900Z-180118T1500Z/
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
352 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
10 AM EST THURSDAY...

* WINDS...Northwest winds increasing to 20 to 25 knots this
  afternoon...becoming northerly overnight.

* WAVES/SEAS...Seas building to 5 to 7 feet.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners...especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

GMZ830-836-172300-
/O.EXT.KTBW.SC.Y.0003.180117T1900Z-180118T1100Z/
Tampa Bay waters-Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
352 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
6 AM EST THURSDAY...

* WINDS...Northwest winds increasing to around 20 knots this
  afternoon...then becoming northerly overnight.

* WAVES/SEAS...Seas 3 to 5 feet near the mouth of Tampa Bay...
  otherwise protected waters will be choppy to rough.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners...especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$

GMZ850-870-172300-
/O.CON.KTBW.SC.Y.0003.180117T1500Z-180118T1100Z/
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
352 AM EST Wed Jan 17 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING
TO 6 AM EST THURSDAY...

* WINDS...Northwest winds increasing to 20 to 25 knots late this
  morning...then becoming northerly tonight.

* WAVES/SEAS...Seas 5 to 7 feet near shore and 7 to 9 feet
  offshore.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 21 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners...especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.

&&

$$


http://www.weather.gov/tampa



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.