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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
358 AM EST Sat Nov 18 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.

GMZ800-181715-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
358 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS...Weak high pressure will slowly move south through the
waters today with light winds and slight seas. A fast moving cold
front will push across the waters on Sunday with a chance of
showers. Post frontal north to northeast winds will develop over the
waters Sunday night into Monday, with cautionary to advisory
conditions likely, especially offshore. Winds will gradually subside
late Monday as ridging shifts off to the east and weak low pressure
moves over the waters into mid week.

$$

GMZ830-181715-
Tampa Bay waters-
358 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

.TODAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest in
the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots then becoming northwest
late in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance
of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters
smooth. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming north in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. A chance of showers.

$$

GMZ836-181715-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
358 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

.TODAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming south around
5 knots early in the afternoon, then becoming west around 10 knots
late in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...West winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots then becoming west around
10 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters
smooth. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming south late in
the morning, then becoming west around 5 knots in the afternoon. Bay
and inland waters smooth. A chance of showers.

$$

GMZ856-181715-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
358 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

.TODAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming southeast around
5 knots early in the afternoon, then becoming southwest late in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...West winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters smooth.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming northwest around
15 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots then becoming northeast
around 20 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay and inland
waters choppy. A slight chance of showers in the evening.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 15 knots diminishing to around 5 knots.
Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of
showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters smooth. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming west
around 5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less subsiding
to 1 foot in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. A chance
of showers.

$$

GMZ876-181715-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
358 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

.TODAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots diminishing to around
5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots then becoming west around
10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around 15 knots in
the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. A
slight chance of showers in the evening.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A
slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots then becoming south 5 to
10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of
showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots then becoming east
around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. A
chance of showers.

$$

GMZ853-181715-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
358 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

.TODAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest
around 5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots late
in the morning, then becoming northwest early in the afternoon then
becoming north around 20 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
4 feet. Bay and inland waters choppy. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Bay and inland waters choppy.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 15 knots then becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters smooth. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming northwest
around 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters
a light chop. A chance of showers.

$$

GMZ873-181715-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
358 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

.TODAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming west around
15 knots toward morning. Seas 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots then becoming northwest around
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A
slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of
showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A chance of
showers.

$$

GMZ850-181715-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
358 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

.TODAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around
15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots then becoming northwest
around 20 knots late in the morning, then becoming north 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland waters
choppy. A chance of showers in the morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds around 20 knots then becoming northeast
10 to 15 knots toward morning. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland
waters choppy.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots early in the afternoon, then increasing to around 15 knots
late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots toward morning. 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. A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters smooth. A chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers.

$$

GMZ870-181715-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
358 AM EST Sat Nov 18 2017

.TODAY...South winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest late in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
slight chance of showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...West winds around 20 knots then becoming north in the late
morning and afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet. A chance of showers in the
morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots
late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Showers likely.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A chance
of showers.

$$


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