Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
1011 PM EDT SAT AUG 30 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.

GMZ800-310930-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
1011 PM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.SYNOPSIS...THE AREA REMAINS UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF EAST TO
SOUTHEAST FLOW WITH AFTN SEABREEZE ALLOWING THE WINDS TO BECOME
MORE ONSHORE DURING THE AFTERNOON. THIS WILL LEAD TO SHOWERS AND
TSTMS SETTING UP ALONG THE GULF COAST. WINDS WILL REMAIN BELOW 15
KTS WITH SEAS 3 FEET OR LESS FOR THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND AND
CONTINUING INTO NEXT WEEK. THE BIGGEST MARINE CONCERN WILL BE
LOCALLY HIGHER WINDS...SEAS AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING IN AND AROUND
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS.


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GMZ830-310930-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
1011 PM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 5
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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GMZ836-310930-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
1011 PM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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GMZ853-856-310930-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
1011 PM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

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

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GMZ873-876-310930-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1011 PM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS . SEAS 2 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ850-310930-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
1011 PM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

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

$$

GMZ870-310930-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1011 PM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

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