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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
1042 AM EST Sun Dec 5 2021

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.

GMZ800-052215-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
1042 AM EST Sun Dec 5 2021

.SYNOPSIS...Weak high pressure will remain over the region today and
move into the Western Atlantic early next week with light winds and
slight seas continuing. Patchy dense fog is possible nightly near
shore mainly along the Nature Coast that should lift out and burn off
by mid mornings. The next weak system is expected to move into the
region and stall around mid week.


$$

GMZ830-052215-
Tampa Bay waters-
1042 AM EST Sun Dec 5 2021

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming
northwest in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming east after
midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest
around 5 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming east
toward morning. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming west in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming
northeast late in the evening, then becoming southeast after
midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest in
the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers in the evening.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.

$$

GMZ836-052215-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
1042 AM EST Sun Dec 5 2021

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming
northwest around 5 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters
smooth.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming east toward
morning. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.MONDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming west around
5 knots late in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming
northeast after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest around
5 knots early in the afternoon, then becoming west late in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming east
after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest
in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland
waters smooth.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters
smooth.

$$

GMZ856-052215-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
1042 AM EST Sun Dec 5 2021

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming
north around 5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming east after
midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming south early
in the afternoon, then becoming northwest late in the afternoon.
Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming northwest
late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters
smooth.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 5 knots then becoming east after
midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots diminishing to
around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.

$$

GMZ876-052215-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
1042 AM EST Sun Dec 5 2021

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming east toward
morning. Seas 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast
late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming east
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. A slight chance of showers in
the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less.
.THURSDAY...South winds around 10 knots then becoming southeast in
the late morning and afternoon. Seas 2 feet.

$$

GMZ853-052215-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
1042 AM EST Sun Dec 5 2021

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming
north around 5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming east after
midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming west late in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds around 5 knots then becoming east after
midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming south early in
the afternoon, then becoming west late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet
or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming east
in the late evening and early morning, then becoming southeast
toward morning. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A
slight chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers in
the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers in the
evening.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots then becoming south in
the late morning and afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.

$$

GMZ873-052215-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
1042 AM EST Sun Dec 5 2021

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming east toward
morning. Seas 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming south in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 knots then becoming southeast
toward morning. Seas 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming southwest
around 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. A slight chance of
showers in the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight
chance of showers in the evening.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots then becoming south in
the late morning and afternoon. Seas 2 feet.

$$

GMZ850-052215-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
1042 AM EST Sun Dec 5 2021

.THIS AFTERNOON...East winds around 5 knots then becoming northwest
late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less subsiding to 1 foot in
the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.TONIGHT...North winds around 5 knots then becoming east after
midnight. Seas 1 foot. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.MONDAY...South winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots then becoming south
after midnight. Seas 1 foot. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters smooth. A slight chance of showers after
midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming southwest
around 15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms.
A chance of showers in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in
the evening.
.THURSDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.

$$

GMZ870-052215-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
1042 AM EST Sun Dec 5 2021

.THIS AFTERNOON...East winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast
around 5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming east toward
morning. Seas 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming south in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. A
slight chance of showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds around 15 knots then becoming southwest
late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening.
.THURSDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight
chance of showers in the afternoon.

$$


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