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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
359 AM EST WED NOV 26 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.

GMZ800-261630-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
359 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO PUSH SOUTHEAST THROUGH
THE WATERS EARLY THIS MORNING FOLLOWED BY STRONG GUSTY NORTH TO
NORTHWEST WINDS. WINDS WILL GUST TO GALE FORCE AND SEAS WILL BUILD
AS HIGH AS 11 FEET. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE WEST
TONIGHT AND THURSDAY WITH GRADUALLY DIMINISHING WINDS AND SEAS. A
LARGER AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD NORTH OF THE WATERS ON
FRIDAY RESULTING IN AN INCREASE IN WINDS AND SEAS AGAIN. THE HIGH
WILL MOVE INTO THE ATLANTIC OVER THE WEEKEND ALLOWING WINDS TO
BECOME MORE EASTERLY AND DIMINISH.

$$

GMZ830-261630-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
359 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS NEAR GALE FORCE
THIS MORNING DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS BY AFTERNOON. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS ROUGH. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$

GMZ836-261630-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
359 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO GALE FORCE
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS ROUGH. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$

GMZ856-261630-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
359 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO GALE FORCE
DIMINISHING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS ROUGH. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ876-261630-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
359 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. GUSTS TO GALE FORCE IN THE
MORNING. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ853-261630-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
359 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO GALE FORCE
DIMINISHING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ873-261630-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
359 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO GALE FORCE
DIMINISHING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 11
FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

$$

GMZ850-261630-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
359 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ870-261630-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
359 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS
DIMINISHING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8
FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 10
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$






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