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Coastal Waters Forecast (CWF)

Issued by Tampa Bay Area, FL (TBW)

                            
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FZUS52 KTBW 140301
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
836 PM EDT Fri Sep 13 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. 

GMZ800-140800-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
836 PM EDT Fri Sep 13 2019

.SYNOPSIS...Northeast to east winds will remain in place through 
Saturday, with increased winds to exercise caution range expected. 
The forecast for Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine remains uncertain, 
but gusty winds and increased seas can generally be expected through 
early Sunday. Conditions should improve later Sunday into the 
beginning of next week as this system moves away from the region and 
high pressure builds back in.

$$

GMZ830-140800-
Tampa Bay waters-
836 PM EDT Fri Sep 13 2019

...Small Craft Exercise Caution...

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay and inland waters
choppy. 
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. Isolated thunderstorms early in the afternoon.
Scattered thunderstorms late in the afternoon. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland 
waters a moderate chop. Isolated thunderstorms early in the evening, 
then scattered thunderstorms late in the evening. Isolated 
thunderstorms after midnight. 
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY...West winds around 10 knots then becoming northwest in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered
thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered
thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered
thunderstorms in the afternoon. 

$$

GMZ836-140800-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
836 PM EDT Fri Sep 13 2019

...Small Craft Exercise Caution...

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to knots. Bay and inland waters choppy. 
Isolated thunderstorms in the evening. Isolated thunderstorms toward 
morning. 
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered
thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming
north after midnight. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered 
thunderstorms in the evening, then isolated thunderstorms after 
midnight. 
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered
thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered
thunderstorms in the afternoon. 

$$

GMZ856-140800-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
836 PM EDT Fri Sep 13 2019

...Small Craft Exercise Caution...

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and
inland waters choppy. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening. 
Scattered thunderstorms toward morning.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay 
and inland waters a moderate chop. Isolated thunderstorms early in 
the morning. Isolated thunderstorms early in the afternoon, then 
scattered thunderstorms late in the afternoon. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the
evening, then scattered thunderstorms after midnight. 
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots then becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Scattered thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning,
then scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around 15 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate
chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered
thunderstorms in the afternoon. 

$$

GMZ876-140800-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
836 PM EDT Fri Sep 13 2019

...Small Craft Exercise Caution...

.TONIGHT...Northeast around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. 
Scattered thunderstorms in the evening. Isolated thunderstorms after 
midnight, then scattered thunderstorms toward morning. 
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Isolated thunderstorms early in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms
early in the afternoon, then scattered thunderstorms late in the
afternoon. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 15 knots then becoming
southeast after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Scattered thunderstorms.
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
Isolated thunderstorms in the evening, then scattered thunderstorms
after midnight. 
.MONDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms in the morning, then isolated thunderstorms in the
afternoon. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Isolated
thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Isolated
thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Isolated
thunderstorms in the evening, then scattered thunderstorms after
midnight. 
.WEDNESDAY...North winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms. 

$$

GMZ853-140800-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
836 PM EDT Fri Sep 13 2019

...Small Craft Exercise Caution...

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. Isolated thunderstorms early in the 
evening. Isolated thunderstorms toward morning. 
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop. Isolated thunderstorms early in
the afternoon. Scattered thunderstorms late in the afternoon. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. 
Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Isolated thunderstorms early 
in the evening, then scattered thunderstorms in the late evening and 
overnight. 
.SUNDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY...West winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the morning, then
isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the
evening, then scattered thunderstorms after midnight. 
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning,
then scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 15 knots then becoming northeast
5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. Isolated thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around 15 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate
chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered
thunderstorms in the afternoon. 

$$

GMZ873-140800-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
836 PM EDT Fri Sep 13 2019

...Small Craft Exercise Caution...

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. 
Scattered thunderstorms early in the evening. Isolated thunderstorms 
toward morning. 
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. 
Isolated thunderstorms early in the afternoon. Scattered 
thunderstorms late in the afternoon. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Scattered thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Isolated
thunderstorms in the evening, then scattered thunderstorms after
midnight. 
.MONDAY...West winds around 10 knots then becoming northwest in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Scattered thunderstorms in the morning, then
isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
Isolated thunderstorms in the evening, then scattered thunderstorms
after midnight. 
.TUESDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Isolated
thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Isolated
thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around 15 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Scattered thunderstorms. 

$$

GMZ850-140800-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
836 PM EDT Fri Sep 13 2019

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay 
and inland waters a moderate chop. Isolated thunderstorms early in 
the afternoon. Scattered thunderstorms late in the afternoon. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 15 knots diminishing to 10 
to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters 
choppy. Isolated thunderstorms early in the evening, then scattered 
thunderstorms in the late evening and overnight. 
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming north in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Scattered thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North 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. 
.MONDAY...Northwest 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. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Isolated thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the
morning, then scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. 

$$

GMZ870-140800-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
836 PM EDT Fri Sep 13 2019

...Small Craft Exercise Caution...

.TONIGHT...East winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Isolated 
thunderstorms early in the evening. 
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. 
Isolated thunderstorms early in the afternoon. Scattered 
thunderstorms late in the afternoon. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Isolated thunderstorms early in the evening, then scattered
thunderstorms in the late evening and overnight. 
.SUNDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Scattered thunderstorms in the morning, then isolated thunderstorms
in the afternoon. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening, then scattered
thunderstorms after midnight. 
.TUESDAY...North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots then becoming north
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Isolated thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Isolated thunderstorms. 

$$