Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
403 AM EDT SAT AUG 30 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.

GMZ800-301430-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
403 AM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL RIDGE ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH
WEDNESDAY PRODUCING AN EAST TO SOUTHEAST FLOW. A WEAK SEA BREEZE
IS EXPECTED TO TURN WINDS ONSHORE NEAR THE COAST EACH DAY WITH
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE. WINDS
AND SEAS WILL BE HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THESE STORMS.

$$

GMZ830-301430-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
403 AM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ836-301430-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
403 AM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ853-856-301430-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
403 AM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...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. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ873-876-301430-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
403 AM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ850-301430-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
403 AM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ870-301430-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
403 AM EDT SAT AUG 30 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

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