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Coastal Waters Forecast (CWF)

Issued by Tampa Bay Area, FL (TBW)

                            
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FZUS52 KTBW 220019
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
819 PM 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. 

GMZ800-220930-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
819 PM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019

.SYNOPSIS...
High pressure will remain across north Florida through the end of 
the week and into the upcoming weekend. An inverted trough/tropical 
wave over the Bahamas will move northwest and across south Florida on
Friday and then into the eastern Gulf on Saturday. East to southeast
winds around 10 knots with seas of 2 feet or less will continue over
the Gulf waters through the period, with an onshore sea breeze 
component developing along the coast each afternoon. Wind and seas 
will be higher near late afternoon and evening showers and 
thunderstorms, otherwise no headlines are expected.

$$

GMZ830-220930-
Tampa Bay waters-
819 PM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms early in the evening, then
isolated thunderstorms late 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...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. 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 then becoming north around
5 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated
thunderstorms in the morning, then numerous showers and scattered
thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds around 5 knots then becoming east
after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth. Scattered
thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest
around 10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Scattered thunderstorms. Numerous showers in the afternoon. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots then becoming south
around 10 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Scattered thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 

$$

GMZ836-220930-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
819 PM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters
smooth. Scattered thunderstorms early in the evening, then isolated
thunderstorms late in the evening. 
.THURSDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Scattered thunderstorms 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. Scattered thunderstorms in the evening, then isolated
thunderstorms after midnight. 
.SATURDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming west in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. Scattered thunderstorms.
Numerous showers in the afternoon. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds around 5 knots then becoming southeast
after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth. Scattered
thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY...South winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered
thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland
waters smooth. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 

$$

GMZ856-220930-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
819 PM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds around 5 knots increasing to around
10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters
a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms early in the evening, then
isolated thunderstorms late 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. Isolated thunderstorms early in the afternoon.
Scattered thunderstorms late in the afternoon. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the
evening. 
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. 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. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY...East 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. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds around 5 knots then becoming southeast
around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters smooth. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 

$$

GMZ876-220930-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
819 PM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms in the evening, then scattered thunderstorms
after midnight. 
.THURSDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast
around 5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered
thunderstorms in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms late in the
afternoon. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.FRIDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated thunderstorms in the
morning, then 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...East winds around 10 knots then becoming north in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots then becoming
southeast after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated
thunderstorms in the evening, then scattered thunderstorms after
midnight. 
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Scattered thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms. 

$$

GMZ853-220930-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
819 PM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms early in
the evening, then isolated thunderstorms late 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 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.
Scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East 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. 
.SATURDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming north 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...North winds around 10 knots then becoming east
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY...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. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 

$$

GMZ873-220930-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
819 PM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Isolated thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast
around 5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated
thunderstorms in the morning. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated thunderstorms. 
.FRIDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated thunderstorms in the
afternoon. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Scattered thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming north in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered thunderstorms in the
morning, then isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Scattered thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered thunderstorms
in the afternoon. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms. 

$$

GMZ850-220930-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
819 PM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019

.REST OF 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,
then isolated thunderstorms late 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...East winds around 5 knots increasing to around
10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters
a light chop. 
.FRIDAY...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 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...East 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 morning, then
scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots then becoming east
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY...East 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. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots then becoming south after
midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Scattered thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 

$$

GMZ870-220930-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
819 PM EDT Wed Aug 21 2019

.REST OF TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots increasing to
around 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated
thunderstorms early in the evening. 
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots diminishing to around
5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated
thunderstorms in the morning. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming east
around 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated
thunderstorms after midnight. 
.FRIDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming north around
5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast 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 in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots then becoming
northeast after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated
thunderstorms in the evening, then scattered thunderstorms after
midnight. 
.SUNDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming west around
5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated
thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered thunderstorms in the
afternoon. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Scattered thunderstorms. 

$$