Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
342 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 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.

GMZ800-020415-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
342 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL SUPPORT TRANQUIL
BOATING CONDITIONS WITH LIGHT WINDS AND SEAS OVER THE COASTAL
WATERS THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. AFTERNOON SEA BREEZES WILL DEVELOP
NEAR THE COAST EACH DAY.



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GMZ830-020415-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
342 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 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...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
10 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 IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ836-020415-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
342 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTH AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ856-876-020415-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
342 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST 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. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ853-873-020415-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
342 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ850-870-020415-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
342 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

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