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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
411 AM EDT SAT JUN 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.

GMZ800-251715-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
411 AM EDT SAT JUN 25 2016

.SYNOPSIS...WEAK RIDGING WILL REMAIN IN THE REGION THIS WEEKEND AND
INTO NEXT WEEK WITH LIGHT WINDS AND AN ONSHORE SEA BREEZE AND
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ALONG THE COAST EACH AFTERNOON. BY MID-
WEEK A COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE NORTH...WITH THE RIDGE AXIS
DROPPING INTO SOUTH FLORIDA.


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GMZ830-251715-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
411 AM EDT SAT JUN 25 2016

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 10 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ836-251715-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
411 AM EDT SAT JUN 25 2016

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

$$

GMZ856-251715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
411 AM EDT SAT JUN 25 2016

.TODAY...NORTHEAST 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.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST 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. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST 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. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH 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.

$$

GMZ876-251715-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
411 AM EDT SAT JUN 25 2016

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ853-251715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
411 AM EDT SAT JUN 25 2016

.TODAY...NORTHEAST 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.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST 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. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ873-251715-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
411 AM EDT SAT JUN 25 2016

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ850-251715-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
411 AM EDT SAT JUN 25 2016

.TODAY...NORTH 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.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...EAST 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. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ870-251715-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
411 AM EDT SAT JUN 25 2016

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.

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