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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
714 PM EST Fri Feb 23 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.

GMZ800-241015-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
714 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure will remain over the region through the
weekend and into early next week with generally light winds and seas.

$$

GMZ830-241015-
Tampa Bay waters-
714 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming east
in the late evening and overnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest around
10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. A slight
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots then becoming southeast
in the late evening and overnight. Bay and inland waters smooth. A
slight chance of showers in the evening.
.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. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest late
in the afternoon. 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.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 5 knots then becoming east after
midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming south in
the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.

$$

GMZ836-241015-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
714 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

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

$$

GMZ856-241015-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
714 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming east
around 10 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest
around 5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots then becoming
southeast around 10 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY...South 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. A slight chance of showers.
.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. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming north around
5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters smooth. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming east
around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming south
around 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.

$$

GMZ876-241015-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
714 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15
knots toward morning. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to 10
knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A
chance of showers.
.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight chance
of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots then becoming
northeast in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet or less. A
slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast around
5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. A slight chance
of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 5 knots then becoming east
toward morning. Seas 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.

$$

GMZ853-241015-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
714 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

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

$$

GMZ873-241015-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
714 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming
east. Seas 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots then becoming south 5 to
10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots then becoming southeast
around 10 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight
chance of showers.
.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight chance
of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.

$$

GMZ850-241015-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
714 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots 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
early in the afternoon, then becoming west late in the afternoon.
Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest 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. A slight chance of showers.
.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 north after
midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots diminishing to around
5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters
a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest
in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.

$$

GMZ870-241015-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
714 PM EST Fri Feb 23 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming
southeast around 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south
around 5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots increasing to
around 10 knots toward morning. 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. A slight
chance of showers.
.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.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east
after midnight. Seas 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.

$$


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