Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
330 PM EDT WED OCT 1 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.

GMZ800-020415-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
330 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A STALLED FRONTAL BOUNDARY OVER CENTRAL FLORIDA WILL
DISSIPATE TODAY. ANY SHOWERS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS BOUNDARY WILL
MOVE FROM THE COASTAL WATERS INLAND THIS AFTERNOON. AS THIS
BOUNDARY DISSIPATES...WINDS AND RAIN CHANCES WILL DECREASE OVER
THE NEXT FEW DAYS. ANY CHANCE OF SHOWERS OR STORMS WILL OCCUR
EARLY MORNING THEN TRANSITIONING INLAND DURING THE AFTERNOON. EVEN
WITH A DECREASING CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND STORMS...THERE WILL STILL
BE A THREAT OF LOCALLY HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS IN AND AROUND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.


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GMZ830-020415-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
330 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH AROUND
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

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GMZ836-020415-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
330 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.

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GMZ856-876-020415-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
330 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.

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GMZ853-873-020415-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
330 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

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GMZ850-870-020415-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
330 PM EDT WED OCT 1 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.

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