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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
345 AM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

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.

GMZ800-061645-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
345 AM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE
WATERS THROUGH MID WEEK. WINDS WILL RUN LESS THAN 15 KNOTS WITH
SEAS LESS THAN 4 FEET THROUGH THE PERIOD. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED
MAINLY NIGHTTIME THUNDERSTORMS WILL CREATE LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS AND
ROUGH SEAS.

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GMZ830-061645-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
345 AM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

.TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ836-061645-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
345 AM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AROUND
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ856-061645-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
345 AM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ876-061645-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
345 AM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

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GMZ853-061645-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
345 AM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

.TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.

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GMZ873-061645-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
345 AM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

.TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

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GMZ850-061645-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
345 AM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

.TODAY...EAST 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.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.

$$

GMZ870-061645-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
345 AM EDT MON JUL 6 2015

.TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

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