Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
402 PM EDT WED OCT 22 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.

GMZ800-230400-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
402 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD SOUTH INTO CENTRAL FLORIDA
THROUGH THE WEEKEND WHILE A TROPICAL DEPRESSION MOVES OVER THE
YUCATAN AND LINGERS OVER THE WESTERN CARIBBEAN. THE PRESSURE
GRADIENT WILL INCREASE AND FRESH NORTHEAST WINDS WILL LAST FROM
THURSDAY THROUGH THE WEEKEND. EXPECT SMALL CRAFT ADVISORIES
STARTING THIS EVENING.

$$

GMZ830-230400-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
402 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ836-230400-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
402 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ856-230400-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
402 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ876-230400-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
402 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ850-853-230400-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
402 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 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. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ870-873-230400-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
402 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

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