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FZUS52 KTBW 240042  
CWFTBW  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL  
842 PM EDT SUN JUL 23 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.  
 
GMZ800-240430-  
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-  
842 PM EDT SUN JUL 23 2017  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
THE SURFACE RIDGE WILL REMAIN STRETCHED OUT ACROSS SOUTH  
FLORIDA, INDUCING LIGHT SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS. THE RIDGE WILL  
GRADUALLY WORK ITS WAY NORTHWARD THROUGH NEXT WEEK WITH LIGHT WINDS  
CONTINUING. OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS, SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS  
MARINE THUNDERSTORMS CAN BE EXPECTED OVERNIGHT AND INTO THE MORNING  
AND EARLY AFTERNOON HOURS BEFORE ACTIVITY GRADUALLY MOVES INLAND.  
WINDS AND SEAS WILL BE LOCALLY ENHANCED IN AND AROUND THESE  
THUNDERSTORMS, AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING CAN ALSO BE EXPECTED. ASIDE  
FROM THUNDERSTORMS, NO WIDESPREAD MARINE HAZARDS ARE ANTICIPATED.  
 

 
 
GMZ830-240430-  
TAMPA BAY WATERS-  
842 PM EDT SUN JUL 23 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST  
AROUND 5 KNOTS TOWARD MORNING. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
TUESDAY
 
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 10 KNOTS  
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO  
AROUND 5 KNOTS TOWARD MORNING. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH LATE  
IN THE MORNING, THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND  
WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST  
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.  
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND  
WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRIDAY
 
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ836-240430-  
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-  
842 PM EDT SUN JUL 23 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.   
MONDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND  
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST  
AROUND 5 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING, THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER  
MIDNIGHT THEN BECOMING EAST TOWARD MORNING. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND  
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH  
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST  
AROUND 5 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.  
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST  
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.  
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THURSDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST LATE  
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH LATE  
IN THE EVENING, THEN BECOMING EAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT  
THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST TOWARD MORNING. BAY AND INLAND WATERS  
SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRIDAY
 
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.  
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ856-240430-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-  
842 PM EDT SUN JUL 23 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND  
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY  
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND  
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST  
AROUND 5 KNOTS LATE IN THE EVENING, THEN BECOMING NORTH AFTER  
MIDNIGHT THEN BECOMING EAST TOWARD MORNING. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY  
AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.    
TUESDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST EARLY  
IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH  
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST  
AROUND 5 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND  
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING  
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS  
SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
THURSDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST LATE  
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING  
SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY  
AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRIDAY
 
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND  
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN  
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
 

 
 
GMZ876-240430-  
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-  
842 PM EDT SUN JUL 23 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 10 KNOTS  
IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST  
LATE IN THE EVENING, THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT THEN  
BECOMING EAST TOWARD MORNING. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH LATE  
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING AROUND 5 KNOTS  
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
MORNING, THEN SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING  
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ853-240430-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-  
842 PM EDT SUN JUL 23 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND  
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND  
10 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY  
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST  
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND  
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
TUESDAY
 
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 10 KNOTS  
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY  
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
EVENING.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND  
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING  
NORTH TOWARD MORNING. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS  
SMOOTH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST  
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS  
IN THE AFTERNOON.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR  
LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
EVENING, THEN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRIDAY
 
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND  
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ873-240430-  
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-  
842 PM EDT SUN JUL 23 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SCATTERED  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND  
5 KNOTS TOWARD MORNING. SEAS 2 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST  
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR  
LESS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE  
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRIDAY
 
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SCATTERED  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ850-240430-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-  
842 PM EDT SUN JUL 23 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND  
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND  
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY  
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
TUESDAY
 
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND  
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND  
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND  
5 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN INCREASING TO  
AROUND 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND  
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.  
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND  
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND  
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRIDAY
 
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND  
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ870-240430-  
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-  
842 PM EDT SUN JUL 23 2017  
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. NUMEROUS  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.    
TUESDAY
 
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.    
WEDNESDAY
 
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND  
5 KNOTS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON, THEN INCREASING TO  
AROUND 10 KNOTS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SCATTERED  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SCATTERED  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRIDAY
 
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SCATTERED  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
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