Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
336 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 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.

GMZ800-260300-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
336 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL HOLD OVER THE WATERS THROUGH THE
PERIOD WITH MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. NORTH AND
NORTHEAST WINDS WILL TURN EASTERLY BY THE MIDDLE OF THE UPCOMING
WEEK.

$$

GMZ830-260300-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
336 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ836-260300-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
336 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.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.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ853-856-260300-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
336 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

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

$$

GMZ873-876-260300-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
336 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ850-260300-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
336 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...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.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...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. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ870-260300-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
336 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.

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