Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
929 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 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.

GMZ800-281000-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
929 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

.SYNOPSIS...ATLANTIC HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUES OVER THE EASTERN
GULF WATERS THIS EVENING. A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL NEAR THE NORTHERN
GULF WATERS LATE MONDAY INTO TUESDAY. THERE WILL BE AN INCREASE IN
WINDS AND WAVES AS THE FRONTAL GRADIENT TIGHTENS. BECAUSE OF
THIS...HAVE MENTIONED SCEC CONDITIONS FOR THE NORTHERN COASTAL
WATERS ON MONDAY.


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GMZ830-281000-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
929 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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GMZ836-281000-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
929 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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GMZ856-876-281000-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
929 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST AT 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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GMZ853-873-281000-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
929 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

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GMZ850-870-281000-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
929 PM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION ON MONDAY...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING 15 TO 20 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 15
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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