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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
958 AM EDT Wed Aug 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. 

GMZ800-212030-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
958 AM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure will reside along Latitude 30 North through
the remainder of the week and into the upcoming weekend. The high
will sink south early next week as a frontal boundary moves into and
stalls out across the southeastern states and northern Gulf coast.
Winds and seas will be higher near showers and thunderstorms, 
otherwise no headlines are expected.

$$

GMZ830-212030-
Tampa Bay waters-
958 AM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming 
west. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms 
late in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Isolated thunderstorms early in the evening. 
.THURSDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening. 
.FRIDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. Scattered thunderstorms in
the afternoon. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening. 
.SATURDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming
southeast after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated
thunderstorms in the evening. 
.SUNDAY...South winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated thunderstorms in
the morning, then scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. 

$$

GMZ836-212030-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
958 AM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...East winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Isolated thunderstorms early in the evening. 
.THURSDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Isolated thunderstorms early in the afternoon. Scattered
thunderstorms late in the afternoon. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening. 
.FRIDAY...Northeast 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. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening. 
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest
in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated
thunderstorms in the morning, then numerous showers and scattered
thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots then becoming southeast
after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth. 
.SUNDAY...South winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered thunderstorms
in the afternoon. 

$$

GMZ856-212030-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
958 AM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms early in the
afternoon, then scattered thunderstorms late in the afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening. 
.THURSDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast
around 5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms early in the afternoon.
Isolated thunderstorms late in the afternoon. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the
evening. 
.FRIDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY...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. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then
scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots then becoming southeast
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth. 
.SUNDAY...South winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters smooth. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then
scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. 

$$

GMZ876-212030-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
958 AM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
Isolated thunderstorms late in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Scattered thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms early in the morning. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms. 
.FRIDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered thunderstorms in the
afternoon. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Scattered thunderstorms after midnight. 
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms. 

$$

GMZ853-212030-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
958 AM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southeast winds around 10 knots becoming southwest.
Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated 
thunderstorms early in the afternoon, then scattered thunderstorms
late in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms early in the
evening. 
.THURSDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming north around
5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters
a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms late in the afternoon. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening. 
.FRIDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming north in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening. 
.SATURDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast
around 5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming
southeast after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters
smooth. Isolated thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY...South winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered thunderstorms
in the afternoon. 

$$

GMZ873-212030-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
958 AM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Isolated thunderstorms late
in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms early in the evening, then isolated thunderstorms in
the late evening and overnight. 
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. 
.FRIDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated thunderstorms in the
afternoon. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming
southeast after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated
thunderstorms in the evening, then scattered thunderstorms after
midnight. 
.SUNDAY...South winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated
thunderstorms. 

$$

GMZ850-212030-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
958 AM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming
west around 5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and 
inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms early in the 
afternoon, then scattered thunderstorms late in the afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...East winds around 5 knots then becoming southeast around
10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters
a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms early in the evening. 
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming west
around 5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North 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 in the evening. 
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming northwest
around 5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening. 
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming west
around 5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds around 5 knots then becoming east
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Isolated thunderstorms in the evening. 
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered thunderstorms
in the afternoon. 

$$

GMZ870-212030-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
958 AM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
Isolated thunderstorms late in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Scattered thunderstorms early in the evening, then isolated 
thunderstorms after midnight. 
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated thunderstorms early in
the morning. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming east
around 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated
thunderstorms. 
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming north around
5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots then becoming east after
midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated thunderstorms after
midnight. 
.SATURDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming north around
5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered thunderstorms after
midnight. 
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated thunderstorms. 

$$