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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
237 PM EST Tue Feb 19 2019

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.

GMZ800-200515-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
237 PM EST Tue Feb 19 2019

.SYNOPSIS...A weak and diffuse front near Tampa Bay and the Gulf
waters to the west meanders in place through tonight then lifts north
Wednesday as a warm front. Atlantic high pressure begins to build in
across Florida to the Gulf of Mexico during Wednesday and settles in
for the rest of the week. Sea fog offshore this afternoon is expected
to drift into the coastal waters later tonight and early Wednesday
morning.

$$

GMZ830-200515-
Tampa Bay waters-
237 PM EST Tue Feb 19 2019

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Patchy sea fog.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south in
the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Patchy sea fog.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland
waters smooth.
.THURSDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots then becoming east
after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest
late in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots then becoming
southeast in the late evening and overnight. Bay and inland waters
smooth.
.SATURDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.

$$

GMZ836-200515-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
237 PM EST Tue Feb 19 2019

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming east around
10 knots in the late evening and overnight. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Patchy sea fog.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland
waters smooth.
.THURSDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots then becoming east in
the late evening and overnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest
late in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots then becoming east in the
late evening and overnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.SATURDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. A slight chance of showers.

$$

GMZ856-200515-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
237 PM EST Tue Feb 19 2019

.TONIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Patchy sea fog.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south around
5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots then becoming east around
10 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.

$$

GMZ876-200515-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
237 PM EST Tue Feb 19 2019

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around
15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Patchy
sea fog.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight
chance of showers.
.SUNDAY...South winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. A slight
chance of showers.

$$

GMZ853-200515-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
237 PM EST Tue Feb 19 2019

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Patchy sea fog.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Patchy sea fog.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south around
5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots then becoming southeast
in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters smooth.
.SATURDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.

$$

GMZ873-200515-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
237 PM EST Tue Feb 19 2019

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around
15 knots toward morning. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Patchy sea fog.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots then becoming south
5 to 10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Patchy sea
fog.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

$$

GMZ850-200515-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
237 PM EST Tue Feb 19 2019

.TONIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Patchy sea fog. A slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Patchy sea fog.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. 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...Southwest winds around 5 knots then becoming east
after midnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming west around
5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters smooth.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots then becoming east around
5 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters smooth.
.SATURDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.

$$

GMZ870-200515-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
237 PM EST Tue Feb 19 2019

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming southeast around
15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Patchy
sea fog.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Patchy
sea fog.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south around
5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots then becoming southeast
around 10 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

$$


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