Coastal Waters Forecast


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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
306 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017
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. 
GMZ800-120330-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
306 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017
.SYNOPSIS...High pressure will continue to hold in place across the 
waters tonight. A cold front will then move through the area later 
Tuesday and bring an increase in wind speeds, with winds around
advisory levels through Tuesday night before subsiding by Wednesday
morning. High pressure returns for the end of the week, with another
front pushing into the area Friday and winds and seas again
increasing to near advisory levels.
$$
GMZ830-120330-
Tampa Bay waters-
306 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest
after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth. 
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around 15 knots in
the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland waters
a moderate chop. 
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming
southwest toward morning. Bay and inland waters smooth. 
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. A chance of showers. 
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming west around
15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers. 
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. 
$$
GMZ836-120330-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
306 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017
.TONIGHT...North winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.TUESDAY...West winds around 5 knots increasing to around 15 knots.
Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland waters
a moderate chop. 
.WEDNESDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 5 knots then becoming east
toward morning. Bay and inland waters smooth. 
.THURSDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming south in
the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop. 
.FRIDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming southwest around
15 knots in the late morning and early afternoon, then becoming west
late in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A
chance of showers. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers. 
.SATURDAY...North winds around 15 knots then becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. 
$$
GMZ856-120330-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
306 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017
.TONIGHT...North winds around 10 knots then becoming northwest
around 5 knots toward morning. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. 
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around 20 knots.
Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay and inland waters choppy. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 20 knots then becoming north
10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Bay and inland
waters choppy. 
.WEDNESDAY...North winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 5 knots then becoming east
around 5 knots toward morning. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland
waters smooth. 
.THURSDAY...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. 
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming west around
15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers. 
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop. 
$$
GMZ876-120330-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
306 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. 
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around 20 knots.
Seas 3 to 5 feet. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet. 
.WEDNESDAY...North winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around
15 knots toward morning. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of
showers. 
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots then becoming west around
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance of showers. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds around 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet. A
slight chance of showers. 
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet. 
$$
GMZ853-120330-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
306 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017
.TONIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. 
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to around 20 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Bay and inland waters choppy. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Bay
and inland waters choppy. 
.WEDNESDAY...North winds around 15 knots then becoming northwest
5 to 10 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots then becoming
southwest toward morning. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. 
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around
15 knots toward morning. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers. 
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots then becoming west around
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay and inland waters
choppy. A chance of showers. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 20 knots then becoming north
10 to 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 5 to 7 feet.
Bay and inland waters choppy. A slight chance of showers. 
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. 
$$
GMZ873-120330-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
306 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017
.TONIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. 
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to around 20 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet. 
.WEDNESDAY...North winds around 15 knots then becoming northwest
5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. 
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
A chance of showers. 
.FRIDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots then becoming west around
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet. A chance of showers. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds around 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet. A
slight chance of showers. 
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. 
$$
GMZ850-120330-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
306 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots 
toward morning. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. 
.TUESDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to around 20 knots
in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Bay and inland
waters choppy. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay
and inland waters choppy. 
.WEDNESDAY...North winds around 15 knots then becoming northwest
5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. 
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers. 
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to around 20 knots in
the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay and inland waters choppy.
Showers likely. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers. 
.SATURDAY...North winds around 15 knots then becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop. 
$$
GMZ870-120330-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
306 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017
.TONIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots 
toward morning. Seas 2 to 3 feet. 
.TUESDAY...West winds around 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds around 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet. 
.WEDNESDAY...North winds around 15 knots then becoming northwest
5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. 
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
A chance of showers. 
.FRIDAY...West winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to around 20 knots in
the late morning and afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet. Showers likely. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds around 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet. 
.SATURDAY...North winds around 15 knots then becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. 
$$