Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
421 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

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.

GMZ800-041530-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
421 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE
WATERS THROUGH WEDNESDAY. WINDS AND SEAS WILL REMAIN LOW OUTSIDE
OF ANY SCATTERED THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY.

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GMZ830-041530-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
421 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ836-041530-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
421 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

.TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AROUND 5
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AROUND
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ856-876-041530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
421 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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GMZ853-873-041530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
421 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

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

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GMZ850-870-041530-
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-
421 AM EDT SAT JUL 4 2015

.TODAY...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.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 5
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 5
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.

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