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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
337 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 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 updated 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. 

GMZ800-180415-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
337 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019

.SYNOPSIS...
High pressure will hold over the region tonight through the middle 
of next week with winds and seas gradually subsiding. Scattered 
showers and thunderstorms each day will create locally gusty winds 
and rough seas. 



$$

GMZ830-180415-
Tampa Bay waters-
337 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019



.TONIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Scattered thunderstorms until early morning, then
isolated thunderstorms toward morning. 
.SUNDAY...South winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered
thunderstorms early in the morning, then isolated thunderstorms late
in the morning. Scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots then becoming southeast
around 5 knots in the late evening and overnight. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms late in the evening. 
.MONDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming southeast late in
the morning, then then becoming west early in the afternoon then
becoming northwest late in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters
smooth. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered
thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east
in the late evening and overnight. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the evening. 
.TUESDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the evening, then
isolated thunderstorms after midnight. 
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. Numerous showers in the
afternoon. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the evening, then
isolated thunderstorms after midnight. 
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south in
the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered
thunderstorms. Numerous showers in the afternoon. 

$$

GMZ836-180415-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
337 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019



.TONIGHT...South winds around 5 knots then becoming southeast toward
morning. Bay and inland waters smooth. Isolated thunderstorms early
in the evening, then scattered thunderstorms late in the evening.
Isolated thunderstorms after midnight. 
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming west late in
the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. Scattered thunderstorms
early in the morning. Scattered thunderstorms late in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming east in
the late evening and overnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
Isolated thunderstorms in the evening. 
.MONDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast around
10 knots late in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then numerous showers and
scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening. 
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then widespread
showers and scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the evening, then isolated
thunderstorms after midnight. 
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. Widespread showers in the
afternoon. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south in
the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered
thunderstorms. Numerous showers in the afternoon. 

$$

GMZ856-180415-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
337 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019



.TONIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the evening, then
isolated thunderstorms after midnight. Scattered thunderstorms
toward morning. 
.SUNDAY...South winds around 10 knots then becoming west around
5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Scattered thunderstorms early in the morning, then
isolated thunderstorms in the late morning and afternoon. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...North winds around 10 knots then becoming east in
the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening. 
.MONDAY...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. 
.MONDAY 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. 
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. Numerous
showers in the afternoon. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. Numerous showers and scattered
thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms. 

$$

GMZ876-180415-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
337 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019



.TONIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms in the evening. Isolated thunderstorms after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms early in the
afternoon. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming east
around 10 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet or
less. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening. 
.MONDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast late in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Numerous
showers in the morning. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
Scattered thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Numerous showers in the morning.
Scattered thunderstorms. 

$$

GMZ853-180415-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
337 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019



.TONIGHT...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots then becoming south late
in the evening, then then becoming southeast after midnight. Seas
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms
in the late evening and overnight. 
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming northwest in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east
in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the evening, then
isolated thunderstorms after midnight. 
.TUESDAY...East 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...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 

$$

GMZ873-180415-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
337 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019



.TONIGHT...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Scattered thunderstorms until late afternoon. Numerous showers late
in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms late in the afternoon. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots then becoming southeast
after midnight. Seas 2 feet. Isolated thunderstorms in the late
evening and overnight. 
.MONDAY...East winds around 10 knots then becoming north around
5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered
thunderstorms in the morning, then isolated thunderstorms in the
afternoon. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east
in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet. Isolated
thunderstorms in the evening, then scattered thunderstorms after
midnight. 
.TUESDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Isolated
thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered thunderstorms in the
afternoon. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Numerous showers in the morning. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Scattered thunderstorms. 

$$

GMZ850-180415-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
337 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019



.TONIGHT...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. Scattered thunderstorms. Numerous
showers after midnight. 
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. Scattered thunderstorms. Numerous
showers early in the afternoon. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY...South winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters smooth. Scattered
thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots then becoming
southeast in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...East 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. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...South winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest
around 5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms. 

$$

GMZ870-180415-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
337 PM EDT Sat Aug 17 2019



.TONIGHT...South winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms. Numerous showers after midnight. 
.SUNDAY...Southwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Scattered thunderstorms. Numerous showers late in the morning. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Scattered thunderstorms.
Numerous showers after midnight. 
.MONDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Numerous
showers in the morning. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots then becoming
southeast after midnight. Seas 2 feet. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south
around 5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered
thunderstorms. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots then becoming
southeast around 10 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas
2 feet or less. Scattered thunderstorms. 
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south
around 5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Scattered
thunderstorms. 

$$