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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
331 AM EDT Sun Apr 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 updated 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.

GMZ800-221630-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
331 AM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.SYNOPSIS...East to southeasterly flow across the waters will turn
onshore near the coast this afternoon with the sea breeze. Winds
will become more south to southwest Monday ahead of an approaching
cold front, with increasing shower and thunderstorm activity through
early Tuesday. The front finally clears the region late Tuesday, with
drier conditions and west to northwest winds in the wake of the front
by mid week.


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GMZ830-221630-
Tampa Bay waters-
331 AM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TODAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming south in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated
thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop.
.THURSDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.

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GMZ836-221630-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
331 AM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TODAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming south in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters
smooth. Isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...South winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest in
the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.

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GMZ856-221630-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
331 AM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TODAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming south around
5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters
a light chop.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters smooth.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...South winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.

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Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
331 AM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TODAY...East winds around 15 knots then becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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GMZ853-221630-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
331 AM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TODAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming south in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.

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GMZ873-221630-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
331 AM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TODAY...East winds around 15 knots then becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Isolated
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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GMZ850-221630-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
331 AM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TODAY...East winds around 15 knots then becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.

$$

GMZ870-221630-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
331 AM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

.TODAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots then becoming west
after midnight. Seas 2 feet. A chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight
chance of showers.

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