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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
1025 AM EST MON NOV 24 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.

GMZ800-242200-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
1025 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014

.SYNOPSIS...THE SOUTHERLY FLOW OF WARM HUMID AIR CONTINUES TO
BRING AREAS OF SEA FOG WITH VISIBILITIES LESS THAN 1
MILE...ESPECIALLY OVER THE NORTHERN WATERS NORTH OF ENGLEWOOD.
THEREFORE THE MARINE DENSE FOG ADVISORY IS EXTENDED UNTIL 4 PM
AND NOW INCLUDES TAMPA BAY. THIS MAY HAVE TO BE EXTENDED LONGER AS
SEA FOG WILL LIKELY LINGER THROUGH TONIGHT AND NOT REALLY GO AWAY
UNTIL THE WINDS SHIFT ON TUESDAY. THIS WILL HAPPEN AS A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL BE MOVING INTO THE NORTHERN WATERS AS LOW PRESSURE
DEVELOPS OUT OVER THE GULF AND MOVES NORTHEAST ALONG THIS FRONT.
SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL AND THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
SYSTEM. ROBUST NORTHERLY WINDS WILL OVERSPREAD THE WATERS TUESDAY
NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY BEHIND THIS SYSTEM WITH SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
CONDITIONS EXPECTED. WINDS AND SEAS WILL SUBSIDE THURSDAY AS HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS IN FROM THE NORTHWEST FOR THE END OF THE WEEK.

$$

GMZ830-242200-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
1025 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING VARIABLE
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING
NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP BECOMING CHOPPY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO
MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
OVERNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ836-242200-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
1025 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY IN EXPOSED AREAS. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
OVERNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ856-242200-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
1025 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. AREAS OF FOG LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST OVERNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING THEN SHOWERS LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS BUILDING TO
4 TO 7 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ876-242200-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1025 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
AREAS OF FOG LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS BUILDING TO 7 TO
10 FEET. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 7 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15  KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ853-242200-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
1025 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING VARIABLE AROUND
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP BECOMING SMOOTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF FOG. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS BECOMING
A LIGHT CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING THEN SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS ROUGH. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS ROUGH. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10
TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ873-242200-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1025 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
AREAS OF FOG.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST LATE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FEET. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING THEN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHWEST 25 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS BUILDING TO 4 TO 7
FEET. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

$$

GMZ850-242200-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
1025 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
LATE. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. AREAS
OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING THEN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS BECOMING ROUGH. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
ROUGH. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ870-242200-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1025 AM EST MON NOV 24 2014

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING THEN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
25 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET.
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

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