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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
336 PM EDT Fri Jul 21 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.

GMZ800-220415-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
336 PM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS...Atlantic high pressure will remain over the Gulf waters
for the next several days...with an axis initially across south
Florida that meanders into Central Florida early week. The pressure
gradient stays relaxed with benign winds and seas...expect higher in
the vicinity of thunderstorms

$$

GMZ830-220415-
Tampa Bay waters-
336 PM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TONIGHT...South winds around 10 knots then becoming around 5 knots
toward morning. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated
thunderstorms in the evening.
.SATURDAY...South winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest
around 10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters
smooth. Scattered thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland
waters smooth. Scattered thunderstorms in the evening, then isolated
thunderstorms after midnight.
.TUESDAY...North winds around 5 knots then becoming west around
5 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. Scattered
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots then becoming north
around 5 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Scattered thunderstorms in the evening, then isolated thunderstorms
after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds around 5 knots then becoming west around
5 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. Scattered
thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ836-220415-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
336 PM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TONIGHT...South winds around 5 knots then becoming southeast toward
morning. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest
around 10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots then becoming
south around 5 knots in the late evening and overnight. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots increasing to around
10 knots late in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters
smooth. Isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest around
5 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast
around 5 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland
waters smooth. Scattered thunderstorms in the evening, then isolated
thunderstorms after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming west late in
the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. Scattered
thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ856-220415-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
336 PM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TONIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...South winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest late
in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots then becoming
south around 5 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet
or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters smooth. Isolated thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters smooth. Isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots then becoming northwest
late in the evening, then becoming northeast around 5 knots after
midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.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. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming south in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Scattered thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ876-220415-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
336 PM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TONIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
.SATURDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Isolated thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming
northeast after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated
thunderstorms in the evening.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Isolated thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Scattered thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ853-220415-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
336 PM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TONIGHT...South winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters smooth. Isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots diminishing to
around 5 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in
the evening. Scattered thunderstorms after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots diminishing to
around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
.MONDAY...West winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters smooth. Scattered thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters smooth. Scattered thunderstorms in the
evening. Isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
.TUESDAY...North winds around 5 knots then becoming west around
5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters
smooth. Isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming west in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Scattered thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ873-220415-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
336 PM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered thunderstorms
in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Isolated thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming southeast
late in the morning, then becoming southwest in the afternoon. Seas
2 feet or less. Scattered thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ850-220415-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
336 PM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the
morning, then isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in
the evening, then scattered thunderstorms after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the morning,
then numerous thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ870-220415-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
336 PM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered thunderstorms
in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening, then scattered
thunderstorms after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
Isolated thunderstorms in the evening, then scattered thunderstorms
after midnight.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms.

$$



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