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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
355 AM EDT Tue Jul 25 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.

GMZ800-251630-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
355 AM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS...Atlantic high pressure ridges over the Gulf of Mexico
with an axis across south-central Florida through Friday. The ridge
axis slips down to near the Keys for the weekend. The gradient
remains relaxed with light winds enhanced by afternoon sea breezes.
However higher winds and seas can be expected near thunderstorms.

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GMZ830-251630-
Tampa Bay waters-
355 AM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.TODAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming west early in
the afternoon, then increasing to around 10 knots late in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots then becoming north
around 5 knots toward morning. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming north late
in the morning, then becoming west early in the afternoon increasing
to around 10 knots late in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots diminishing to
around 5 knots after midnight, then becoming north toward morning.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming south
around 5 knots late in the morning, then becoming west around
10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered thunderstorms
in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ836-251630-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
355 AM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.TODAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming west around
10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots then becoming north
around 5 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming west
around 10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots then becoming
north around 5 knots in the late evening and early morning, then
becoming northeast toward morning. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming south around
5 knots late in the morning, then becoming southwest around 10 knots
in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated
thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots then becoming south
around 5 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Scattered thunderstorms in the evening, then isolated thunderstorms
after midnight.
.FRIDAY...South winds around 5 knots then becoming west in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. Scattered thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland
waters smooth. Scattered thunderstorms in the evening, then isolated
thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ856-251630-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
355 AM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.TODAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming south around
5 knots early in the afternoon, then becoming west around 10 knots
late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.TONIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming northwest
in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots then becoming
north around 5 knots in the late evening and early morning, then
becoming northeast toward morning. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming southeast around
5 knots late in the morning, then becoming southwest around 10 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots then becoming south
around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...South winds around 5 knots then becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Scattered thunderstorms in the morning, then isolated thunderstorms
in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning,
then scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon.

$$

GMZ876-251630-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
355 AM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.TODAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming north around
5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Isolated
thunderstorms after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening, then scattered
thunderstorms after midnight.
.THURSDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest around
5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered
thunderstorms in the morning, then isolated thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots then becoming south
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots then becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered thunderstorms in the
morning, then isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ853-251630-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
355 AM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.TODAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming west early in
the afternoon, then becoming northwest around 10 knots late in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...North 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.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots diminishing to
around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming west around
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ873-251630-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
355 AM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.TODAY...South winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast late in
the morning, then becoming north early in the afternoon then
becoming northwest late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Isolated
thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Isolated thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest
in the late morning and early afternoon, then becoming west around
10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Scattered thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered
thunderstorms in the morning, then isolated thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Isolated
thunderstorms in the evening, then scattered thunderstorms after
midnight.
.SATURDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ850-251630-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
355 AM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.TODAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds around 5 knots increasing to around 10 knots
late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots increasing to around
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around 15 knots
in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop. Scattered thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ870-251630-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
355 AM EDT Tue Jul 25 2017

.TODAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Isolated
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms in the evening, then scattered thunderstorms
after midnight.
.THURSDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Scattered thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...West winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms.

$$


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