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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
359 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

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 updated 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.

GMZ800-241800-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
359 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure across the area from the Atlantic will
slowly shift south as a front moves into north Florida Monday then
dissipates Tuesday over central Florida. High pressure builds in
from the north by midweek. Winds will be no more than 15 knots with
seas 2 feet or less.

$$

GMZ830-241800-
Tampa Bay waters-
359 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TODAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming south in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.TONIGHT...South winds around 5 knots then becoming southeast around
5 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming south around
10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters
smooth.
.MONDAY...South winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest around
10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots then becoming north after
midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters
smooth. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 5 knots then becoming east after
midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest
in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.

$$

GMZ836-241800-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
359 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TODAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming south in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming east after
midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots then becoming southeast
after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest
around 10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots then becoming north around
5 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming north around
5 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming east
after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest
in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.

$$

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Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
359 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TODAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming south in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters smooth.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming south around
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming
northeast after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters
smooth.
.TUESDAY...North winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters smooth.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming south in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.

$$

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Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
359 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TODAY...East winds around 15 knots then becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast
around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 5 knots then becoming east
around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.

$$

GMZ853-241800-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
359 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TODAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters smooth.
.MONDAY...South winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest around
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots then becoming north after
midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters smooth. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots then becoming east
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.

$$

GMZ873-241800-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
359 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TODAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight
chance of showers.
.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight chance
of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. A slight
chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 5 knots then becoming east
around 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less.

$$

GMZ850-241800-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
359 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TODAY...Southeast 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.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots then becoming southeast
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.SUNDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots then becoming north around
5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters
smooth. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters smooth. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.

$$

GMZ870-241800-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
359 AM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

.TODAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight
chance of showers.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight
chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots then becoming north
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. A slight
chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.

$$



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