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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
905 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 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.

GMZ800-180830-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
905 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.SYNOPSIS...Western Atlantic high pressure stretches across Florida
and out over the Gulf of Mexico through the weekend with an axis
meandering across central Florida that then drops down over south
Florida during early next. The pressure gradient remains relaxed with
the main concern being locally higher winds and seas near showers and
thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ830-180830-
Tampa Bay waters-
905 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Winds becoming southeast 5 to 10 knots. Bay and
inland waters smooth. Scattered showers in the evening. Isolated
thunderstorms until midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest around
10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots becoming southeast
around 5 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming southwest around
10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming southeast
after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. Scattered
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots becoming southeast after
midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters
smooth. Isolated thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds around 5 knots becoming west 5 to 10 knots
in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. Scattered
thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ836-180830-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
905 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
smooth. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms until midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest around
10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots becoming east after
midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. Scattered
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots becoming southeast after
midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. Scattered
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots becoming east after
midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots becoming southeast after
midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. Scattered
thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ856-180830-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
905 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...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 becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east overnight.
Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated
thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters
a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots becoming southeast after
midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters smooth. Isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots becoming southeast after
midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters smooth. Isolated thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ876-180830-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
905 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Isolated
thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Isolated thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming east 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming south in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ853-180830-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
905 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Winds becoming east around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet
or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots becoming southwest in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots becoming southeast
5 to 10 knots overnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters
a light chop.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters
a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming southeast
around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters smooth. Isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots becoming southeast after
midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters
smooth.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters smooth. Isolated thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds around 5 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters smooth. Scattered thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ873-180830-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
905 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Winds becoming east around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
Isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots becoming south in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming southeast
5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots becoming south in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots becoming southeast around
10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ850-180830-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
905 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Winds becoming east 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest around
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots becoming southwest
around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...South winds around 5 knots becoming southwest around
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots becoming south after
midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters smooth. Scattered thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots becoming southwest after
midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated
thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...South winds around 5 knots becoming southwest 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters smooth. Scattered thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters smooth. Isolated thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ870-180830-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
905 PM EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots becoming southeast
around 5 knots toward morning. Seas 2 feet. Isolated thunderstorms
after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming south around
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated
thunderstorms.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less.
.SUNDAY...South winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming south after
midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated thunderstorms.
.MONDAY...South winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...South winds around 5 knots becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
.WEDNESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Isolated
thunderstorms.

$$
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