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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
453 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 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.

GMZ800-161700-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
453 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM THE NORTH TODAY WILL
MOVE SLOWLY SOUTH ACROSS THE WATERS THROUGH THURSDAY. A MORE WESTERLY
FLOW WILL SETUP TODAY WITH WINDS LESS THAN 15 KNOTS AND SEAS 2
FEET OR LESS. RAIN CHANCES WILL BE FAIRLY HIGH THE NEXT FEW DAYS
WITH LOCALLY HIGHER WINDS AND SEAS NEAR ANY STRONG STORMS THE
PRIMARY CONCERN.

$$

GMZ830-161700-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
453 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN NUMEROUS
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ836-161700-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
453 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN NUMEROUS
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTH AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

$$

GMZ856-876-161700-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
453 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN NUMEROUS
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.

$$

GMZ853-873-161700-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
453 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

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

$$

GMZ850-870-161700-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
453 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.TODAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING...THEN NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

$$









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