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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
851 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 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.

GMZ800-260445-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
851 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A stagnant area of high pressure will remain over the
waters through the end of the week, with light south to southwest
winds and seas. A front will approach the northern waters over the
weekend, inducing slightly stronger westerly winds. Spotty showers
and thunderstorms will be possible most any day, with increasing
marine thunderstorm activity possible toward the weekend. Winds and
seas will be locally enhanced around thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ830-260445-
Tampa Bay waters-
851 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.TONIGHT...North winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast
around 5 knots toward morning. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming northwest
early in the afternoon, then becoming west around 10 knots late in
the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots then becoming
north around 5 knots after midnight, then becoming northeast toward
morning. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...Wind variable less than 5 knots then becoming south
around 5 knots late in the morning, then becoming southwest around
10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered thunderstorms
in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest
around 5 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots then becoming west around
10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.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. Scattered thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ836-260445-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
851 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast
around 5 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Isolated thunderstorms in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming northwest
early in the afternoon, then becoming west around 10 knots late in
the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots then becoming
northeast around 5 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming southeast late
in the morning, then becoming southwest around 5 knots early in the
afternoon then becoming around 10 knots late in the afternoon. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots then becoming northwest
around 5 knots late in the evening, then becoming east around
5 knots after midnight then becoming southeast toward morning. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters
smooth. Scattered thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland
waters smooth. Scattered thunderstorms in the evening, then isolated
thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the evening, then
isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
.SUNDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ856-260445-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
851 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast
after midnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming northwest
around 5 knots early in the afternoon, then becoming west around
10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots then becoming
northeast around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest around
10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots then becoming northwest
around 5 knots late in the evening, then becoming east around
5 knots after midnight then becoming southeast toward morning. Seas
2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters smooth. Scattered thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest 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.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ876-260445-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
851 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Isolated
thunderstorms after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming north
around 5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated
thunderstorms in the morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots then becoming
northeast around 5 knots toward morning. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms in the evening, then scattered thunderstorms
after midnight.
.THURSDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest around
5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered
thunderstorms in the morning, then isolated thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots then becoming northwest
late in the evening, then becoming east after midnight then becoming
south around 5 knots toward morning. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ853-260445-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
851 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.TONIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming northwest
around 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots then becoming
north around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming southeast late
in the morning, then becoming southwest early in the afternoon then
becoming west around 10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest
around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening.
Scattered thunderstorms after midnight.
.FRIDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. Numerous
showers in the afternoon.

$$

GMZ873-260445-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
851 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.TONIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots then becoming
north around 5 knots toward morning. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated
thunderstorms after midnight.
.THURSDAY...North winds around 5 knots then becoming southeast late
in the morning, then becoming southwest early in the afternoon then
becoming west late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Scattered thunderstorms after midnight.
.FRIDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ850-260445-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
851 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.TONIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots then becoming
southwest around 5 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas
2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated
thunderstorms after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots increasing to around
10 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.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
Numerous showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...West winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...West winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. Numerous showers and scattered
thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ870-260445-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
851 PM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.TONIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Scattered thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...West winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...West winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms. Numerous showers in the afternoon.

$$



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