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Coastal Waters Forecast (CWF)

Issued by Tampa Bay Area, FL (TBW)

                            
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
729 AM EDT Sat Sep 21 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. 

GMZ800-211615-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
729 AM EDT Sat Sep 21 2019

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure along the eastern seaboard is producing a 
tight pressure gradient resulting in gusty east-northeast winds over 
the Gulf waters and hazardous choppy seas are expected through 
Sunday. Winds will weaken with seas relaxing next week. 

$$

GMZ830-211615-
Tampa Bay waters-
729 AM EDT Sat Sep 21 2019

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.SUNDAY...East winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. 
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. 
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming north around
10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming
southeast after midnight. Bay and inland waters a light chop. 
.WEDNESDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming north around
10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. 

$$

GMZ836-211615-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
729 AM EDT Sat Sep 21 2019

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay and inland waters 
choppy.
.SUNDAY...East winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. Isolated showers. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots then becoming northeast
5 to 10 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. 
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters
smooth. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. 
.WEDNESDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming north around
5 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. 

$$

GMZ856-211615-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
729 AM EDT Sat Sep 21 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...East winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay and
inland waters choppy. Isolated showers in the afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...East winds around 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Bay and
inland waters choppy. Isolated showers early in the evening. 
.SUNDAY...East winds around 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and
inland waters choppy. Isolated showers in the morning, then
scattered showers in the afternoon. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 20 knots then becoming northeast
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland
waters choppy. Isolated showers in the evening. 
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. 
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming north in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. 
.WEDNESDAY...East 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. 

$$

GMZ876-211615-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
729 AM EDT Sat Sep 21 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...East winds around 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet. Scattered
showers in the afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...East winds 20. Seas 6 to 8 feet. Isolated showers early 
in the evening. 
.SUNDAY...East winds around 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet. Scattered
showers. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Isolated showers. 
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. 
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. 
.WEDNESDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast
around 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. 

$$

GMZ853-211615-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
729 AM EDT Sat Sep 21 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...East winds around 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Bay and
inland waters choppy. 
.TONIGHT...East winds around 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Bay and
inland waters choppy. 
.SUNDAY...East winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay and 
inland waters choppy. Isolated showers in the afternoon. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters
choppy. 
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. 
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming north in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. 
.WEDNESDAY...East 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. 

$$

GMZ873-211615-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
729 AM EDT Sat Sep 21 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...East winds around 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet. Isolated
showers late in the afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...East winds 20. Seas 6 to 8 feet. 
.SUNDAY...East winds around 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet. Isolated
showers. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. 
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. 
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming north in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. 
.WEDNESDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast
around 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. 

$$

GMZ850-211615-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
729 AM EDT Sat Sep 21 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...East winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay and 
inland waters choppy. 
.TONIGHT...East winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay and 
inland waters choppy. 
.SUNDAY...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. 
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. 
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming northwest
around 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots then becoming
southeast around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. 
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots then becoming northwest
in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.

$$

GMZ870-211615-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
729 AM EDT Sat Sep 21 2019

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...East winds around 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet. 
.TONIGHT...East winds around 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet. 
.SUNDAY...East winds around 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. 
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. 
.TUESDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming north around
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots then becoming
northeast after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. 
.WEDNESDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming north in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. 

$$