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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
233 PM EDT Sun May 22 2022

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.

GMZ800-230445-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
233 PM EDT Sun May 22 2022

.SYNOPSIS...
Atlantic high pressure ridges westward...along Latitude 30 North...
through midweek with prevailing southeasterly winds. A relaxing
gradient allow winds to diminish and afternoon sea breezes to form.
There will be adequate moisture for isolated to scattered
thunderstorms with locally higher winds and seas.

$$

GMZ830-230445-
Tampa Bay waters-
233 PM EDT Sun May 22 2022

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 15 knots then becoming east 5 to
10 knots late in the evening, then becoming southeast around
15 knots after midnight diminishing to 5 to 10 knots toward morning.
Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of thunderstorms
early in the evening.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming west late in
the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance
of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots then becoming north late
in the evening, then becoming southeast after midnight. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...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.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots then becoming
southeast in the late evening and overnight. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...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.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots then becoming
southeast in the late evening and overnight. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. A chance of showers in the evening. A slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest
in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight
chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots then becoming
south around 5 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. A chance of showers in the evening. A slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...South winds around 10 knots then becoming west in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of
thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ836-230445-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
233 PM EDT Sun May 22 2022

.TONIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming east around
15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms early in the
evening.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots then becoming southwest
around 10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots then becoming east
after midnight. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance
of thunderstorms in the evening.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south in
the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance
of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots then becoming east
around 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the
evening.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots then becoming south in
the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots then becoming south in
the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A slight
chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots then becoming
southeast toward morning. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A
chance of showers in the evening. A slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming west in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of
thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon.

$$

GMZ856-230445-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
233 PM EDT Sun May 22 2022

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots then becoming east after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A
slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots then becoming south around
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming southeast
late in the evening, then becoming east around 15 knots after
midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A
slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots then becoming south
around 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots then becoming east
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots then becoming south in
the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots then becoming south late
in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet.
Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of
thunderstorms. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds around 15 knots then becoming
southeast 5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers in the evening. A
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...South winds around 10 knots then becoming west late in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight
chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon.

$$

GMZ876-230445-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
233 PM EDT Sun May 22 2022

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots then becoming south 5 to
10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming southeast
around 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
A slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. A slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots then becoming south
late in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas to
5 feet. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. A slight chance of thunderstorms. A
chance of showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance
of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...South winds around 10 knots then becoming west around
5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. A slight chance of
thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon.

$$

GMZ853-230445-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
233 PM EDT Sun May 22 2022

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming southeast around
15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots then becoming southwest
around 10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms late
in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming north late in
the evening, then becoming east around 15 knots after midnight. Seas
2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots then becoming southwest
5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming
southeast late in the evening, then increasing to around 15 knots
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots then becoming south in
the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming southeast
around 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots then becoming south in
the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...South winds around 10 knots then becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance
of thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ873-230445-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
233 PM EDT Sun May 22 2022

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. A slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots then becoming south 5 to
10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional
seas to 5 feet.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming
northeast late in the evening, then becoming east around 15 knots
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots then becoming south 5 to
10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming southeast
around 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
A slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots then becoming south
late in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas to
5 feet. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. A slight chance of thunderstorms. A
chance of showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots then becoming south late
in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas to 5 feet. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots toward morning. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of
thunderstorms. A chance of showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...South winds around 10 knots then becoming west late in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet. A chance of thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ850-230445-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
233 PM EDT Sun May 22 2022

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of thunderstorms early
in the evening, then a slight chance of thunderstorms late in the
evening.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots then becoming west late in
the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. A chance of
showers late in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds around 15 knots then becoming north late
in the evening, then becoming east after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots then becoming south 5 to
10 knots early in the afternoon, then becoming west late in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming east
around 15 knots in the late evening and early morning, then becoming
southeast toward morning. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots then becoming south
5 to 10 knots early in the afternoon, then becoming southwest late
in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming
southeast around 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas
2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance
of thunderstorms. A chance of showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...South winds around 15 knots then becoming southwest in
the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate
chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 15 knots diminishing to
5 to 10 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of
thunderstorms. A chance of showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots then becoming west late in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A
chance of thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ870-230445-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
233 PM EDT Sun May 22 2022

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. A slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots then becoming southwest
late in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional seas to
5 feet. A slight chance of thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 15 knots then becoming
southeast in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots then becoming southwest
5 to 10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots then becoming east
5 to 10 knots late in the evening, then becoming southeast around
15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots then becoming south
around 10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming southeast
around 15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of
thunderstorms. A chance of showers after midnight.
.THURSDAY...South winds around 20 knots then becoming around
15 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 feet with occasional
seas to 5 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet
with occasional seas to 5 feet. A slight chance of thunderstorms. A
chance of showers after midnight.
.FRIDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of
thunderstorms.

$$


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