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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
435 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

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.

GMZ800-201615-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
435 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS...WINDS WILL REMAIN GENERALLY SOUTHEAST THROUGH
TODAY...THOUGH WILL BECOME LIGHTER IN THE AFTERNOON AND TURN
ONSHORE ALONG THE COAST AS THE SEA BREEZE CIRCULATION FORMS. WINDS
WITH SPEEDS OF 15 KNOTS OR LESS WILL CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY THEN
WILL INCREASE FOR THE LATER PART OF THE WEEK. THE FORECAST WILL
REMAIN DRY THROUGH TODAY BUT RAIN CHANCES WILL INCREASE FOR THE
SOUTHERN WATERS STARTING TONIGHT AND CONTINUING THROUGH MID-WEEK.
SEAS WILL REMAIN 3 FEET OR LESS THROUGH MUCH OF THE WEEK.

$$

GMZ830-201615-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
435 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ836-201615-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
435 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ856-201615-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
435 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ876-201615-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
435 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ853-201615-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
435 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ873-201615-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
435 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ850-201615-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
435 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ870-201615-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
435 AM EDT MON OCT 20 2014

.TODAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$









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