Coastal Waters Forecast
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
927 AM EDT Wed Sep 19 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.

GMZ800-192115-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
927 AM EDT Wed Sep 19 2018

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure stretches across the waters...with a relaxed
gradient and light winds for the next couple of days...then is
reinforced from the north toward the end of the week with a
tightening pressure gradient that continues into early next week with
slightly stronger winds.

$$

GMZ830-192115-
Tampa Bay waters-
927 AM EDT Wed Sep 19 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...East winds around 5 knots then becoming northwest
in the late morning and afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...North winds around 5 knots then becoming east around
5 knots in the late evening and overnight. Bay and inland waters
smooth.
.THURSDAY...North winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters
smooth. Scattered thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Scattered thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ836-192115-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
927 AM EDT Wed Sep 19 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming west
around 10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast
around 5 knots in the late evening and overnight. Bay and inland
waters smooth.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming northwest
in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming east
in the late evening and overnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ856-192115-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
927 AM EDT Wed Sep 19 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...South winds around 5 knots then becoming west
around 10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...Northwest 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.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming west early
in the afternoon, then becoming northwest around 10 knots late in
the afternoon. Seas 1 foot building to 2 feet or less in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east
in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ876-192115-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
927 AM EDT Wed Sep 19 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming
southwest late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming east around
5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming north in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots then becoming east in
the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered
thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ853-192115-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
927 AM EDT Wed Sep 19 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...East winds around 5 knots then becoming north late
in the morning, then becoming northwest early in the afternoon
increasing to around 10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...North winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast around
5 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters smooth.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming north
around 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east
in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ873-192115-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
927 AM EDT Wed Sep 19 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...North winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...North winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast in the
late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around
15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ850-192115-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
927 AM EDT Wed Sep 19 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds around 5 knots increasing to around
10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast
around 5 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming north in
the afternoon. Seas 1 foot building to 2 feet or less in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east
in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around
15 knots late in the evening, then diminishing to 5 to 10 knots
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ870-192115-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
927 AM EDT Wed Sep 19 2018

.THIS AFTERNOON...West winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming north around
5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...North winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming east
late in the evening, then increasing to around 15 knots after
midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered thunderstorms.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Isolated
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around
15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms.

$$


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