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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
952 AM EDT Mon Sep 16 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. 

GMZ800-162115-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
952 AM EDT Mon Sep 16 2019

.SYNOPSIS...North to northwest winds will be in place for the next 
couple of days with no headlines expected. A backdoor cold front will
move through the region on Wednesday, with increasing northeast 
winds for Wednesday night into the weekend.

$$

GMZ830-162115-
Tampa Bay waters-
952 AM EDT Mon Sep 16 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...North winds around 10 knots then becoming
northwest in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. 
.TONIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. 
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast
around 5 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters a light chop. 
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the
evening. 
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to around
20 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters choppy. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 20 knots diminishing to
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters choppy. 
.FRIDAY...East winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. 

$$

GMZ836-162115-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
952 AM EDT Mon Sep 16 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms early in the
morning. 
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots then becoming north after
midnight. Bay and inland waters a light chop. 
.TUESDAY...North winds around 5 knots then becoming northwest around
10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast
after midnight. Bay and inland waters a light chop. 
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop. 
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop. 
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. 

$$

GMZ856-162115-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
952 AM EDT Mon Sep 16 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers early in the
morning. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. 
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots then becoming north after
midnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. 
.TUESDAY...North 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. Isolated thunderstorms early in the afternoon. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast
after midnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. 
.WEDNESDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in
the afternoon. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms
in the evening. 
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to around
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters
choppy. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Bay and inland waters choppy. 
.FRIDAY...East winds around 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters choppy. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon. 

$$

GMZ876-162115-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
952 AM EDT Mon Sep 16 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Scattered showers in the morning. A slight chance of
thunderstorms until late afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. 
.TUESDAY...North winds around 10 knots then becoming northwest in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated thunderstorms until
late afternoon. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. 
.WEDNESDAY...North winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. A chance of showers in the evening. A slight chance of
thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
.FRIDAY...East winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A slight
chance of thunderstorms. 

$$

GMZ853-162115-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
952 AM EDT Mon Sep 16 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...North winds around 10 knots then becoming
northwest in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. 
.TONIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. 
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast
after midnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. 
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming north
around 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in
the afternoon. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers in the
evening. A slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to around
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters
choppy. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Bay and inland waters choppy. 
.FRIDAY...East winds around 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and
inland waters choppy. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon. 

$$

GMZ873-162115-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
952 AM EDT Mon Sep 16 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
A slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. 
.TONIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. 
.TUESDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. 
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming north
around 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. A slight
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. A chance of showers in the evening. A slight chance of
thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
A slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. 
.FRIDAY...East winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A slight
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. 

$$

GMZ850-162115-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
952 AM EDT Mon Sep 16 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...North 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 10 knots then becoming northeast
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. 
.TUESDAY...North 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...North winds around 10 knots then becoming east
around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. 
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast 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. A chance of showers and a slight chance
of thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to around
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters
choppy. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Bay and inland waters choppy. 
.FRIDAY...East winds around 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters choppy. 

$$

GMZ870-162115-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
952 AM EDT Mon Sep 16 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...North winds around 10 knots then becoming
northwest in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. 
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots then becoming north after
midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. 
.TUESDAY...North winds around 10 knots then becoming northwest 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...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming north
around 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. A slight
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
A slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. 
.FRIDAY...East winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. 

$$