927  
FZUS52 KTBW 260033  
CWFTBW  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL  
833 PM EDT TUE APR 25 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 UPDATED 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.  
 
GMZ800-261000-  
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-  
833 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE TO THE EAST OF THE STATE FOR THE  
NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS...WITH ITS AXIS EXTENDING OVER SOUTH FLORIDA.  
THIS WILL KEEP SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH WINDS IN PLACE THROUGH THE END OF  
THE WEEK WITH NO HEADLINES EXPECTED.  
 

 
 
GMZ830-261000-  
TAMPA BAY WATERS-  
833 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING  
SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST  
AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE  
CHOP.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND  
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND  
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING  
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND  
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A  
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
 

 
 
GMZ836-261000-  
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-  
833 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING  
EAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH  
AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND  
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN  
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING  
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND  
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND  
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A  
MODERATE CHOP.  
 

 
 
GMZ856-261000-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-  
833 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING  
SOUTH AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND  
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND  
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY  
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND  
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY  
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND  
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST  
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A  
MODERATE CHOP.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND  
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND  
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.  
 

 
 
GMZ876-261000-  
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-  
833 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO  
AROUND 15 KNOTS TOWARD MORNING. SEAS 2 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.   
FRIDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.   
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ853-261000-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-  
833 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING  
SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND  
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS  
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE  
CHOP.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY  
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND  
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND  
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY  
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND  
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.  
 

 
 
GMZ873-261000-  
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-  
833 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH  
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS  
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS LATE  
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO  
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.   
FRIDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST  
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.   
SUNDAY
 
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ850-261000-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-  
833 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING  
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT  
CHOP.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND  
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND  
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND  
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING  
SOUTH AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT, THEN INCREASING TO AROUND  
10 KNOTS TOWARD MORNING. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND  
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING  
SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND  
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND  
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST  
AROUND 15 KNOTS TOWARD MORNING. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A  
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND  
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
MORNING.  
 

 
 
GMZ870-261000-  
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-  
833 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING  
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND  
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING  
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.    
SATURDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST  
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS.    
SUNDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.  
 

 
 
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