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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
733 PM EST Thu Dec 14 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.

GMZ800-151045-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
733 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure east of the state will extend back over
the region into Friday, with mainly southwest to west winds in place
over the waters. A weak front will then move through the area, with
winds becoming north and then northeast Friday night into Saturday.
High pressure will settle in for Sunday. Overall, no headlines are
expected through the weekend.

$$

GMZ830-151045-
Tampa Bay waters-
733 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters
smooth.
.FRIDAY...South winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. A slight chance of showers
in the morning.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast
around 5 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming east
around 10 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots then becoming southeast
after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters
smooth.

$$

GMZ836-151045-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
733 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters
smooth.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast
toward morning. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south around
5 knots late in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots then becoming southeast
after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.

$$

GMZ856-151045-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
733 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots then becoming northwest
late in the evening, then becoming northeast after midnight. Seas
2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming southeast around
5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters smooth.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest
late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters smooth.

$$

GMZ876-151045-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
733 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight
chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast
around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds around 15 knots then becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south
around 5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet.

$$

GMZ853-151045-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
733 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast
around 10 knots toward morning. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east
after midnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots then becoming southeast
after midnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.TUESDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.

$$

GMZ873-151045-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
733 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight chance
of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots then becoming
northeast in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming east
around 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight chance
of showers.

$$

GMZ850-151045-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
733 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots then becoming
southeast in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...South winds around 5 knots then becoming west around
5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots diminishing to around
5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots increasing to around
10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters
a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters smooth.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.

$$

GMZ870-151045-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
733 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots then becoming west
around 5 knots toward morning. Seas 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots then becoming west around
10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. A slight chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around
15 knots toward morning. Seas 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A
slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight chance
of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight
chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight
chance of showers.

$$


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