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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
1107 AM EST SUN FEB 1 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.

GMZ800-012200-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
1107 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT WITH SHOWERS WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
EASTERN GULF WATERS LATE TONIGHT AND MONDAY. THIS WILL INCREASE
WINDS AND SEAS LATE IN THE DAY MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT. THE NEXT
COLD FRONT AFTER THIS WILL BE TOWARD THE END OF THE WEEK ON
FRIDAY.

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GMZ830-012200-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
1107 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
OVERNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ836-012200-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
1107 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
OVERNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ856-012200-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
1107 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ876-012200-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1107 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST BY LATE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ853-012200-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
1107 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY IN
EXPOSED AREAS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ873-012200-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1107 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ850-012200-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
1107 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS BECOMING CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ870-012200-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1107 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

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