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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
815 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 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 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.

GMZ800-250915-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
815 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A weak cool front continues to push south over southern
Florida with drier air spreading in on breezy west to northwest winds
as high pressure builds in over the region. Another weak front may
approach the waters late in the week into the weekend. Winds
generally look to remain west to northwest at 15 knots or less with
seas 3 feet or less through the period.

$$

GMZ830-250915-
Tampa Bay waters-
815 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest 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.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers in the evening.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop.
.SUNDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.

$$

GMZ836-250915-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
815 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming west around
15 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots diminishing to
around 5 knots toward morning. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...Northwest 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...West winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. A slight chance of showers in the morning.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop.
.SUNDAY...North winds around 10 knots then becoming northwest around
5 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

$$

GMZ856-250915-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
815 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 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...Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest
around 10 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers in the
morning.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...North winds around 10 knots then becoming northwest in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

$$

GMZ876-250915-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
815 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest 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 or
less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. A
slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight
chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

$$

GMZ853-250915-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
815 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest 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.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers in the
afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.

$$

GMZ873-250915-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
815 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest 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 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight
chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight
chance of showers.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A
slight chance of showers in the morning.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

$$

GMZ850-250915-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
815 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots in the late morning and early afternoon, then becoming west
around 15 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
moderate 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 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers in the
evening. A chance of showers after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers in the morning.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.

$$

GMZ870-250915-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
815 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight chance
of showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around
15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of
showers after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A slight chance of
showers in the morning.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.SUNDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

$$


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