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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
311 AM EDT Sun Aug 25 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. 

GMZ800-251615-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
311 AM EDT Sun Aug 25 2019

.SYNOPSIS...
Fairly benign weather can be expected across the coastal waters 
through the period. Winds will remain north-northeast 10 knots or 
less for the remainder of the weekend although a seabreeze will
shift winds onshore this afternoon. Then on Monday, winds will
shift to the west-southwest and continuing 10 knots or less 
through the middle of next week. Winds will increase to around 10 
to 15 knots with increasing rain/storm chances through Thursday 
next week. So outside of any storms, winds should remain below 15 
knots and seas 2 feet or less.


$$

GMZ830-251615-
Tampa Bay waters-
311 AM EDT Sun Aug 25 2019

.TODAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming northwest
around 10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming east after
midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated thunderstorms early
in the evening, then scattered thunderstorms late in the evening.
Isolated thunderstorms after midnight. 
.MONDAY...South winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest around
10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Scattered thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Scattered thunderstorms after midnight. 
.WEDNESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters
smooth. Scattered thunderstorms. 

$$

GMZ836-251615-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
311 AM EDT Sun Aug 25 2019

.TODAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming west around
10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Isolated thunderstorms until late afternoon. Scattered thunderstorms
late in the afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters
smooth. Isolated thunderstorms early in the evening, then scattered
thunderstorms in the late evening and overnight. 
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the evening, then
isolated thunderstorms after midnight. 
.TUESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the morning, then isolated
thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Isolated thunderstorms after midnight. 
.WEDNESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...West winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Scattered thunderstorms. 

$$

GMZ856-251615-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
311 AM EDT Sun Aug 25 2019

.TODAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming west around
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters smooth. Isolated thunderstorms early in the
evening, then scattered thunderstorms in the late evening and
overnight. 
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms in
the evening, then isolated thunderstorms after midnight. 
.TUESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms after
midnight. 
.WEDNESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 

$$

GMZ876-251615-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
311 AM EDT Sun Aug 25 2019

.TODAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered thunderstorms in the
morning. 
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Scattered thunderstorms early in the evening, then isolated
thunderstorms in the late evening and early morning. Scattered
thunderstorms toward morning. 
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Scattered thunderstorms until late afternoon, then isolated
thunderstorms late in the afternoon. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Isolated thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated
thunderstorms in the morning. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms after midnight. 
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming northwest around
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet.
Scattered thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms. 

$$

GMZ853-251615-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
311 AM EDT Sun Aug 25 2019

.TODAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming northwest in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. 
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming south after
midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Isolated thunderstorms in the evening. Scattered thunderstorms after
midnight. 
.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Scattered thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the morning,
then isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms after midnight. 
.WEDNESDAY...West winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 15 knots diminishing to
5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 

$$

GMZ873-251615-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
311 AM EDT Sun Aug 25 2019

.TODAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming north around
5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered
thunderstorms in the morning. 
.TONIGHT...West winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated
thunderstorms in the late evening and early morning. Scattered
thunderstorms toward morning. 
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Scattered thunderstorms early in the morning, then isolated
thunderstorms in the late morning and afternoon. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Isolated thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms in the morning, then isolated thunderstorms in the
afternoon. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Isolated
thunderstorms in the evening, then scattered thunderstorms after
midnight. 
.WEDNESDAY...West winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet.
Scattered thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms in the morning, then isolated thunderstorms in the
afternoon. 

$$

GMZ850-251615-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
311 AM EDT Sun Aug 25 2019

.TODAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming northwest in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...North winds around 10 knots then becoming east after
midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Scattered thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Isolated thunderstorms until late afternoon, then scattered
thunderstorms late in the afternoon. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest 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. 
.TUESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening,
then scattered thunderstorms after midnight. 
.WEDNESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around 15 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate
chop. Numerous thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered
thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 15 knots diminishing to
5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 

$$

GMZ870-251615-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
311 AM EDT Sun Aug 25 2019

.TODAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming north around
5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered
thunderstorms in the morning. 
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots then becoming east after
midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated thunderstorms in the
evening. Scattered thunderstorms after midnight. 
.MONDAY...South winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered thunderstorms early in the
morning, then isolated thunderstorms in the late morning and
afternoon. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening, then scattered
thunderstorms after midnight. 
.TUESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Isolated
thunderstorms in the evening, then scattered thunderstorms after
midnight. 
.WEDNESDAY...West winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Numerous
thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered thunderstorms in the
afternoon. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms in the morning, then isolated thunderstorms in the
afternoon. 

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