Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
333 PM EDT SAT JUL 26 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.

GMZ800-270445-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
333 PM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

.SYNOPSIS...WINDS WILL REMAIN LIGHT OUT OF THE SW TO WEST WITH
SEAS A LIGHT CHOP. THESE CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE UNTIL
MONDAY...WHEN THE RIDGE DRIFTS SOUTH AS A FRONTAL BOUNDARY MOVES
THROUGH NORTHERN FLORIDA CAUSING A TIGHTER PRESSURE GRADIENT WHICH
WILL PRODUCE INCREASING WINDS AND SEAS ACROSS THE COASTAL WATERS
THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THE ONLY OTHER HAZARDS WILL HIGHER WINDS AND
SEAS IN THE VICINITY OF ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.


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GMZ830-270445-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
333 PM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT 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. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.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.

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GMZ836-270445-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
333 PM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING
VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. 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 IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.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.

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GMZ856-876-270445-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
333 PM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST 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.
.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.

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ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
333 PM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 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. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST 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. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ850-870-270445-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
333 PM EDT SAT JUL 26 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. 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 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. 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...WEST 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 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.

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