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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
856 PM EST Sun Feb 17 2019

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.

GMZ800-181000-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
856 PM EST Sun Feb 17 2019

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure over the Atlantic will continue the
southerly flow through Monday with the threat of sea fog possible.
The greatest threat for fog will be later tonight into Monday. A
cold front will move into the northern waters Monday night into early
Tuesday before quickly dissipating. Some showers are possible across
the northern waters ahead and along the frontal boundary. High
pressure quickly takes back over with south to southeast winds
through the remainder of the period.

$$

GMZ830-181000-
Tampa Bay waters-
856 PM EST Sun Feb 17 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Areas of sea fog reducing visibility to
1 nautical mile or less.
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Areas of sea fog reducing visibility to 1 nautical mile
or less. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots then becoming east in the
late evening and early morning, then increasing to around 10 knots
toward morning. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland
waters smooth.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming south late in
the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.

$$

GMZ836-181000-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
856 PM EST Sun Feb 17 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Patchy sea fog reducing visibility to
1 nautical mile or less.
.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Patchy sea fog reducing visibility to 1 nautical mile or less.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots then becoming east in the
late evening and overnight. Bay and inland waters smooth. A slight
chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming south in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming south late in
the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.

$$

GMZ856-181000-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
856 PM EST Sun Feb 17 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Patchy sea fog reducing visibility
to 1 nautical mile or less.
.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Areas of sea fog reducing visibility to
1 nautical mile or less. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters smooth. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming south around
5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.

$$

GMZ876-181000-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
856 PM EST Sun Feb 17 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Areas of sea fog reducing visibility to 1 nautical mile or
less.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around
15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

$$

GMZ853-181000-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
856 PM EST Sun Feb 17 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Areas of sea fog reducing visibility to
1 nautical mile or less.
.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Areas of sea fog reducing visibility to
1 nautical mile or less. A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming east
around 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.

$$

GMZ873-181000-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
856 PM EST Sun Feb 17 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Areas of sea fog reducing visibility to 1 nautical mile or less.
A slight chance of showers.
.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Patchy sea
fog reducing visibility to 1 nautical mile or less. A slight chance
of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 15 knots then becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around
15 knots toward morning. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

$$

GMZ850-181000-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
856 PM EST Sun Feb 17 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Areas of sea fog reducing visibility to
1 nautical mile or less. A chance of showers.
.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots diminishing to around 5 knots
late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Areas of sea fog reducing visibility to 1 nautical mile
or less. A chance of showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming east
around 15 knots toward morning. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate
chop. A slight chance of showers.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots then becoming
southeast around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...South winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest late in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters smooth.

$$

GMZ870-181000-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
856 PM EST Sun Feb 17 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Areas of sea fog reducing visibility to 1 nautical mile or less.
A chance of showers.
.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Patchy sea
fog reducing visibility to 1 nautical mile or less. A chance of
showers.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
A chance of showers.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming southeast
around 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

$$


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