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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
939 PM EDT SUN SEP 25 2016

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.

GMZ800-260915-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
939 PM EDT SUN SEP 25 2016

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED NORTH OF THE WATERS WILL KEEP
LIGHT FLOW IN PLACE THROUGH THE WEEK. WINDS AND SEAS WILL REMAIN
LIGHT OUTSIDE OF SCATTERED MAINLY EVENING AND LATE NIGHT
THUNDERSTORMS.


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GMZ830-260915-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
939 PM EDT SUN SEP 25 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ836-260915-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
939 PM EDT SUN SEP 25 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AROUND
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ856-260915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
939 PM EDT SUN SEP 25 2016

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

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WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
939 PM EDT SUN SEP 25 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ853-260915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
939 PM EDT SUN SEP 25 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AROUND
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ873-260915-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
939 PM EDT SUN SEP 25 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.

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GMZ850-260915-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
939 PM EDT SUN SEP 25 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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GMZ870-260915-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
939 PM EDT SUN SEP 25 2016

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

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