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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
404 PM EDT THU JUL 30 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.

GMZ800-310230-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
404 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A WEST TO SOUTHWEST FLOW WILL REMAIN IN PLACE OVER
THE WATERS THROUGH THE WEEKEND. SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY
WILL BE THE BIGGEST CONCERN AND WILL CONTINUE TO BE A POSSIBILITY
AT JUST ABOUT ANY TIME THROUGH THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. WINDS AND
SEAS WILL BE HIGHER NEAR THE STORMS.

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GMZ830-310230-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
404 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ836-310230-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
404 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ856-310230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
404 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ876-310230-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
404 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ853-310230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
404 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ873-310230-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
404 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ850-310230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
404 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ870-310230-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
404 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SHOWERS LIKELY. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

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