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Coastal Waters Forecast (CWF)

Issued by Tampa Bay Area, FL (TBW)

                            
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FZUS52 KTBW 180727
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
327 AM EDT Sun Aug 18 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. 

GMZ800-181630-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
327 AM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure will build over the region today through 
the middle of next week with winds and seas gradually subsiding. 
Scattered showers and thunderstorms each day will create locally 
gusty winds and rough seas. 


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GMZ830-181630-
Tampa Bay waters-
327 AM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

.TODAY...South winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Numerous showers and
isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered thunderstorms
in the afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots then becoming east after
midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth. 
.MONDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast around
10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Isolated thunderstorms late in the morning. Scattered thunderstorms
in the afternoon. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening. 
.TUESDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the evening, then
isolated thunderstorms after midnight. 
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. Numerous showers in the
afternoon. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming south in
the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. Scattered
thunderstorms. Numerous showers in the afternoon. 

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GMZ836-181630-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
327 AM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming west in the 
afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered showers and 
isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered thunderstorms 
in the afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...North winds around 5 knots then becoming east around
5 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated
thunderstorms early in the evening. Isolated thunderstorms toward
morning. 
.MONDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the evening. 
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then numerous
showers and scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the evening, then
isolated thunderstorms after midnight. 
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. Numerous showers in the
afternoon. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland
waters smooth. Scattered thunderstorms in the evening, then isolated
thunderstorms after midnight. 
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters
smooth. Scattered thunderstorms. Numerous showers in the afternoon. 

$$

GMZ856-181630-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
327 AM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

.TODAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest
in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a light 
chop. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms in the morning, 
then scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming east around
10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters
a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms toward morning. 
.MONDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms in
the afternoon. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the evening,
then isolated thunderstorms after midnight. 
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning,
then numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. Numerous
showers in the afternoon. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.
Numerous showers in the afternoon. 

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GMZ876-181630-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
327 AM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Numerous 
showers and isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered 
thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east after
midnight. Seas 2 feet. Isolated thunderstorms toward morning. 
.MONDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Isolated
thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms in the evening, then isolated thunderstorms after
midnight. 
.TUESDAY...East winds around 15 knots then becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
Scattered thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Numerous showers in the morning. Scattered thunderstorms. 

$$

GMZ853-181630-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
327 AM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

.TODAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and 
inland waters a light chop. Numerous showers and isolated 
thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered thunderstorms in the 
afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...West winds around 10 knots then becoming east after
midnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated
thunderstorms in the late evening and overnight. 
.MONDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated
thunderstorms late in the morning. Scattered thunderstorms in the
afternoon. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east
after midnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Isolated thunderstorms in the evening. 
.TUESDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in
the evening, then scattered thunderstorms after midnight. 
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 

$$

GMZ873-181630-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
327 AM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

.TODAY...Southwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Isolated
thunderstorms in the morning. Numerous showers until late afternoon.
Scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots then becoming southeast
after midnight. Seas 2 feet. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening.
Isolated thunderstorms toward morning. 
.MONDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Scattered showers late in the morning.
Isolated thunderstorms in the late morning and afternoon. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming east
around 15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet. Isolated thunderstorms.
.TUESDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Isolated
thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered thunderstorms in the
afternoon. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
Scattered thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening, then scattered
thunderstorms after midnight. 
.THURSDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Scattered thunderstorms. 

$$

GMZ850-181630-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
327 AM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

.TODAY...Southwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. Numerous showers and isolated
thunderstorms in the morning, then widespread showers and scattered
thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Scattered showers in the evening.
Isolated thunderstorms, then scattered showers toward morning. 
.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots then becoming west around
5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms in the morning.
Scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots then becoming east after
midnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated
thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...East winds around 10 knots diminishing to around 5 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered
thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south
around 5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in
the evening, then scattered thunderstorms after midnight. 
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest
around 5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 

$$

GMZ870-181630-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
327 AM EDT Sun Aug 18 2019

.TODAY...Southwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Numerous
showers and isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then widespread
showers and scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Scattered showers in the
evening. Isolated thunderstorms. Scattered showers toward morning. 
.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots then becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Numerous showers and isolated
thunderstorms in the morning. Scattered thunderstorms in the
afternoon. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots then becoming east
after midnight. Seas 2 feet. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...East winds around 10 knots diminishing to around 5 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Scattered thunderstorms in the
morning, then isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Scattered thunderstorms in the morning, then isolated thunderstorms
in the afternoon. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening, then scattered
thunderstorms after midnight. 
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered thunderstorms. 

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