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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
857 PM EST Sun Dec 10 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.

GMZ800-111045-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
857 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure will continue to be in place across the
waters through early Tuesday with light winds. Another cold front
will bring in increase in wind speeds later on Tuesday, and winds may
briefly approach advisory levels through Tuesday night before
subsiding by Wednesday morning. High pressure returns for the end of
the week, with another front pushing into the area Friday.

$$

GMZ830-111045-
Tampa Bay waters-
857 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland
waters smooth.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming north around
5 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland
waters smooth.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around 15 knots
with gusts to around 30 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland waters
a moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots then becoming
northeast around 5 knots toward morning. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest
around 10 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming northwest around
15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers.

$$

GMZ836-111045-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
857 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots diminishing to around
5 knots after midnight, then becoming variable less than 5 knots
toward morning. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots then becoming west 5 to
10 knots late in the morning, then increasing to around 15 knots in
the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland waters
a moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots then becoming
northeast around 5 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.THURSDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming south in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. A chance of showers.

$$

GMZ856-111045-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
857 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots then becoming northwest
around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around 20 knots.
Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 20 knots then becoming north
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Bay and inland
waters choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots then becoming
northeast around 5 knots toward morning. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming south in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming northwest around
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers.

$$

GMZ876-111045-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
857 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.MONDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around 20 knots.
Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest
around 10 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A
slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet. A
chance of showers.

$$

GMZ853-111045-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
857 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...North winds around 10 knots then becoming northwest late
in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to around 20 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 20 knots then becoming north
10 to 15 knots toward morning. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Bay and inland
waters choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots then becoming
southwest around 5 knots toward morning. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers.

$$

GMZ873-111045-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
857 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.MONDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around
15 knots toward morning. Seas 2 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to around 20 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet. A
chance of showers.

$$

GMZ850-111045-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
857 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...North winds around 10 knots then becoming northwest in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around
15 knots toward morning. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop.
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to around 20 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 20 knots then becoming north
10 to 15 knots toward morning. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay and inland
waters choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds around 15 knots then becoming northwest
5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots then becoming
west around 5 knots toward morning. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers.

$$

GMZ870-111045-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
857 PM EST Sun Dec 10 2017

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet.
.MONDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...West winds around 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A
slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet. A
chance of showers.

$$



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