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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
424 AM EDT Wed Apr 8 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.

GMZ800-081430-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
424 AM EDT Wed Apr 8 2020

.SYNOPSIS...Westerly winds will continue through Thursday with high
pressure to the south. Unsettled weather will return by Friday as a
weakening cold front moves south across the area. This front will
bring northerly winds and a slight chance for showers. There is the
potential for stronger southeast to south winds to arrive towards the
end of the weekend as a stronger system works its way through the
southeastern US.

$$

GMZ830-081430-
Tampa Bay waters-
424 AM EDT Wed Apr 8 2020

.TODAY...West winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.
.TONIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.
.THURSDAY...West winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming north around
15 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A
slight chance of showers in the morning, then a slight chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming south in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of
showers in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around
15 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY...South winds around 20 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy.

$$

GMZ836-081430-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
424 AM EDT Wed Apr 8 2020

.TODAY...West winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.
.TONIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.
.THURSDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around 15 knots
in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast
after midnight. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming south in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around
15 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY...South winds around 20 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy.

$$

GMZ856-081430-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
424 AM EDT Wed Apr 8 2020

.TODAY...West winds around 5 knots increasing to around 10 knots in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.
.TONIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. 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...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast
after midnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming south in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY...South winds around 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and
inland waters choppy.

$$

GMZ876-081430-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
424 AM EDT Wed Apr 8 2020

.TODAY...West winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...West winds around 10 knots then becoming northwest in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east
after midnight. Seas 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming southeast in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds around 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

$$

GMZ853-081430-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
424 AM EDT Wed Apr 8 2020

.TODAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around 15 knots
after midnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY...West winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming north around
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers in the morning. A slight
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming south in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
around 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland
waters choppy.
.SUNDAY...South winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay and
inland waters choppy.

$$

GMZ873-081430-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
424 AM EDT Wed Apr 8 2020

.TODAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming north around
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. A slight chance of showers
in the morning. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 15 knots then becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
around 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

$$

GMZ850-081430-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
424 AM EDT Wed Apr 8 2020

.TODAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around 15 knots in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...West winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY...West winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...North 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. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming southeast in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY...South winds around 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and
inland waters choppy. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon.

$$

GMZ870-081430-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
424 AM EDT Wed Apr 8 2020

.TODAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...West winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.FRIDAY...North winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. A chance of
showers. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 15 knots then becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. A slight chance of showers
in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots then becoming south
around 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...South winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A slight
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

$$


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