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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
845 PM EST Thu Feb 22 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 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.

GMZ800-231015-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
845 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.SYNOPSIS...
High pressure ridging over the area will keep winds and seas
generally low over the gulf coast waters through upcoming weekend.

$$

GMZ830-231015-
Tampa Bay waters-
845 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop.
.FRIDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming east
around 10 knots in the late evening and overnight. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest
late in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots then becoming southeast
after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth. A slight chance of
showers.
.SUNDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters
smooth.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast
after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters
smooth. A slight chance of showers.

$$

GMZ836-231015-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
845 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
smooth.
.FRIDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. A slight chance of showers in the evening.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming south around
5 knots late in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots then becoming southeast
in the late evening and overnight. Bay and inland waters smooth. A
slight chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland
waters smooth. A slight chance of showers.
.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 after
midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters
smooth. A slight chance of showers.

$$

GMZ856-231015-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
845 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming north around
5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds around 5 knots then becoming east around
10 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming south around
5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...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...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters smooth. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY...South winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest late in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast
around 5 knots 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.

$$

GMZ876-231015-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
845 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds around 10 knots increasing to around
10 to 15 knots toward morning. Seas 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots in
the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight
chance of showers.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A
slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest around
5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots then becoming
northeast after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.

$$

GMZ853-231015-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
845 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming northwest around
5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots then becoming east after
midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest
around 5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers.
.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.
.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 northeast
around 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.

$$

GMZ873-231015-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
845 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming east
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots in
the late morning and early afternoon. Seas 2 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east
after midnight. Seas 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.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.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast
around 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

$$

GMZ850-231015-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
845 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds around 10 knots then becoming east
overnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast early
in the afternoon, then becoming northwest late in the afternoon. Seas
2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast
late in the evening, then becoming southeast around 10 knots after
midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest
around 5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots then becoming
southeast in the late evening and overnight. 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.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast
around 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.

$$

GMZ870-231015-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
845 PM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming
east. Seas 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast around
5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming east
around 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight
chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast
after midnight. Seas 2 feet. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

$$


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