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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
852 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 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.

GMZ800-220830-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
852 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.SYNOPSIS...East to southeasterly flow across the waters will turn
onshore near the coast for Sunday 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
behind it for mid week.

$$

GMZ830-220830-
Tampa Bay waters-
852 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms early in the evening.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest
late in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots then becoming
southeast around 10 knots in the late evening and overnight. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance
of thunderstorms in the evening.
.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of 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 west in the
afternoon. 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. A slight chance of showers in the evening.
.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.

$$

GMZ836-220830-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
852 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming east
in the late evening and overnight. Bay and inland waters smooth. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms early in the
evening.
.SUNDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest around
10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A
slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots then becoming southeast
in the late evening and overnight. Bay and inland waters smooth. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the
evening.
.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of 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...Southwest 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. A chance of showers in the evening.
.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.

$$

GMZ856-220830-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
852 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming east
around 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms early in the
evening.
.SUNDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest around
5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY 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.
.MONDAY...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.
.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 late
in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers in the evening.
.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 then becoming
northwest 5 to 10 knots after midnight. 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.

$$

GMZ876-220830-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
852 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...West winds around 5 knots then becoming north
around 10 knots late in the evening, then becoming east after
midnight. Seas 2 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less.
.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A chance of
showers in the morning. A slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A chance
of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots then becoming west late
in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A chance
of showers in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...West 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.

$$

GMZ853-220830-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
852 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms early
in the evening.
.SUNDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest around
5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots then becoming
southeast around 10 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas
2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around
15 knots after midnight, then diminishing to 5 to 10 knots toward
morning. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...South winds around 10 knots then becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance
of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers in the evening.
.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 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.

$$

GMZ873-220830-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
852 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming east in
the late evening and early morning, then increasing to around
15 knots toward morning. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south late
in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around
15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots then becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet. A chance of showers in the morning. A slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
slight chance of showers in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming northwest
around 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
slight chance of showers in the afternoon.

$$

GMZ850-220830-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
852 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms
early in the evening, then a slight chance of showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...East winds around 15 knots then becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots in the late morning and early afternoon, then diminishing
to around 5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers in the morning. A slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers in the
evening. A slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around 15 knots in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South 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...South winds around 10 knots then becoming west in the
late morning and afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around
15 knots after midnight, then diminishing to 5 to 10 knots toward
morning. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY...West 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. A slight chance of showers.

$$

GMZ870-220830-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
852 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds 15 TO 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A
slight chance of thunderstorms early in the evening, then a slight
chance of showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...East winds around 15 knots then becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of
thunderstorms in the morning.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots toward morning. Seas 2 feet. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...South winds around 10 knots then becoming west in the
late morning and afternoon. Seas 2 feet. A slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around
15 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
slight chance of showers.

$$



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