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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
1001 AM EST Mon Dec 11 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.

GMZ800-112130-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
1001 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure will continue to hold in place across the
waters through early Tuesday. A cold front will then move through the
area later Tuesday and bring an increase in wind speeds, with winds
approaching advisory levels through Tuesday night before subsiding
by Wednesday morning. High pressure returns for the end of the week,
with another front pushing into the area Friday.

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GMZ830-112130-
Tampa Bay waters-
1001 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming
northwest around 5 knots late in the afternoon. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest
after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around 20 knots.
Bay and inland waters choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 20 knots then becoming north
10 to 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Bay and inland
waters choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 5 knots then becoming east
toward morning. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.THURSDAY...South winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest
around 10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming west around
15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers.

$$

GMZ836-112130-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
1001 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...North winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop.
.TONIGHT...North winds around 10 knots diminishing to around 5 knots
toward morning. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around 20 knots.
Bay and inland waters choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots after midnight, then becoming north 5 to 10 knots
toward morning. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots then becoming
northeast around 5 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.THURSDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming south in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming west around
15 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A
chance of showers.

$$

GMZ856-112130-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
1001 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...North winds around 10 knots then becoming northwest
around 5 knots toward morning. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around 20 knots.
Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 20 knots then becoming north
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Bay and inland
waters choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...North 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.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots then becoming
northeast around 5 knots toward morning. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming south in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming west around
15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers.

$$

GMZ876-112130-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
1001 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around 20 knots.
Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds around 5 knots increasing to around 10 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around
15 knots toward morning. Seas 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots then becoming west around
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance of showers.

$$

GMZ853-112130-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
1001 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming
north in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.TONIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots then becoming northwest 20 to
25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet. Bay and inland waters rough.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 20 knots then becoming north
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 feet. Bay and inland
waters choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds around 15 knots then becoming northwest
5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots then becoming
northeast around 5 knots toward morning. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots then becoming west around
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay and inland waters
choppy. A chance of showers.

$$

GMZ873-112130-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
1001 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...North winds around 10 knots then becoming around
5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming west around
15 knots toward morning. Seas 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots then becoming northwest 20 to
25 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds around 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. A chance of
showers.

$$

GMZ850-112130-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
1001 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...North winds around 10 knots then becoming
northwest in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around 15 knots
toward morning. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots.
Seas 4 to 6 feet. Bay and inland waters rough.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 20 knots then becoming north
10 to 15 knots toward morning. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Bay and inland
waters choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds around 15 knots then becoming northwest
5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to around 20 knots in
the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay and inland waters choppy. A
chance of showers.

$$

GMZ870-112130-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
1001 AM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

.THIS AFTERNOON...North winds around 10 knots then becoming
northwest late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around 15 knots
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds around 20 knots then becoming northwest 20 to
25 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds around 15 knots then becoming northwest
5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots then becoming northwest around
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet. A chance of showers.

$$



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