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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
1012 AM EDT Sat Sep 26 2020

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.

GMZ800-262115-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
1012 AM EDT Sat Sep 26 2020

.SYNOPSIS...Light winds expected through the weekend with high
pressure overhead. Shower activity through the weekend should stay
mainly over land. Southwesterly flow early next week will increase
shower and storms. A cold front will push through on Wednesday
shifting winds to a more northerly direction and bring in some
breezier conditions.

$$

GMZ830-262115-
Tampa Bay waters-
1012 AM EDT Sat Sep 26 2020

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming
around 5 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...North winds around 5 knots then becoming east around
5 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.SUNDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming west early in the
afternoon, then becoming northwest around 10 knots late in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated
thunderstorms early in the morning, then scattered thunderstorms in
the late morning and afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots then becoming east after
midnight. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered
thunderstorms in the evening.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming west around
10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Scattered thunderstorms in the morning, then numerous thunderstorms
in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming east
late in the evening, then becoming southeast after midnight. Bay and
inland waters smooth. Scattered thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the morning, then numerous
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots then becoming west
toward morning. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered
thunderstorms in the evening, then isolated thunderstorms after
midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around
15 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Scattered thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ836-262115-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
1012 AM EDT Sat Sep 26 2020

.THIS AFTERNOON...Wind variable less than 5 knots then becoming west
around 5 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Bay and inland
waters smooth. Isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast
around 5 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Isolated thunderstorms early in the evening.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming west in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated thunderstorms
early in the morning, then scattered thunderstorms in the late
morning and afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds around 5 knots then becoming southeast
after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth. Scattered
thunderstorms in the evening.
.MONDAY...South winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest around
5 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. Scattered
thunderstorms in the morning, then numerous thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots then becoming
southeast in the late evening and overnight. Bay and inland waters
smooth. Scattered thunderstorms in the evening, then isolated
thunderstorms after midnight.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then numerous
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland
waters smooth. Scattered thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds around 10 knots then becoming northwest late
in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered
thunderstorms in the morning, then numerous thunderstorms in the
afternoon.

$$

GMZ856-262115-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
1012 AM EDT Sat Sep 26 2020

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated thunderstorms early in the
morning. Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...North winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast after
midnight, then becoming variable less than 5 knots toward morning.
Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.SUNDAY...North winds around 5 knots then becoming northwest in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered thunderstorms
in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming
southeast around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters smooth. Scattered thunderstorms in the evening,
then isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.MONDAY 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. Scattered thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ876-262115-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
1012 AM EDT Sat Sep 26 2020

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Isolated thunderstorms early in the morning.
.TONIGHT...North winds around 5 knots in the evening then becoming
variable less than 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Wind variable less than 5 knots then becoming northeast
around 5 knots in the late morning and early afternoon, then
becoming northwest late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming
southeast around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Scattered thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ853-262115-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
1012 AM EDT Sat Sep 26 2020

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated thunderstorms early in
the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...North winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast around
5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters
smooth.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming east late in
the morning, then becoming west early in the afternoon then becoming
northwest around 10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms
early in the morning, then scattered thunderstorms in the late
morning and afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots then becoming southeast
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the evening, then isolated
thunderstorms after midnight.
.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest around
5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters
a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the morning, then numerous
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots then becoming south around
10 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the
morning, then numerous thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. Scattered thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ873-262115-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
1012 AM EDT Sat Sep 26 2020

.THIS AFTERNOON...North winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...North winds around 5 knots then becoming east around
5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated thunderstorms
toward morning.
.SUNDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming northwest late in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered thunderstorms in the
morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds around 5 knots then becoming southeast
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated thunderstorms early in
the evening, then scattered thunderstorms late in the evening.
Isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots then becoming south
in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Scattered thunderstorms in the morning, then numerous thunderstorms
in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Scattered thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ850-262115-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
1012 AM EDT Sat Sep 26 2020

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.SUNDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming west early in the
afternoon, then becoming northwest around 5 knots late in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming
southeast around 5 knots toward morning. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the
evening, then isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
.MONDAY...South winds around 5 knots then becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Scattered thunderstorms in the morning, then numerous thunderstorms
in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots then becoming south
in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters smooth. Scattered thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Numerous thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around
15 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop. Scattered thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ870-262115-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
1012 AM EDT Sat Sep 26 2020

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated thunderstorms toward
morning.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming north around
5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered
thunderstorms in the morning, then isolated thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming
southeast around 10 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas
2 feet or less. Scattered thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Numerous
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots then becoming northwest
around 15 knots toward morning. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Scattered thunderstorms.

$$


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