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FZUS52 KTBW 191530  
CWFTBW  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL  
1030 AM EST SUN JAN 19 2020  
 
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.  
 
GMZ800-192130-  
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-  
1030 AM EST SUN JAN 19 2020  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SOUTHEAST THROUGH THE AREA THIS  
AFTERNOON AND EVENING, WITH SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS  
DEVELOPING ALONG AND AHEAD OF THE FRONT. WIND SPEEDS WILL INCREASE  
BEHIND THE FRONT, WITH PERIODS OF CAUTIONARY TO ADVISORY LEVEL WINDS  
EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH AT LEAST WEDNESDAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD  
IN FROM THE NORTH BY MID WEEK, ALLOWING WIND SPEEDS TO SUBSIDE BY  
THURSDAY.  
 

 
 
GMZ830-192130-  
TAMPA BAY WATERS-  
1030 AM EST SUN JAN 19 2020  
   
THIS AFTERNOON
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND  
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A  
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
LATE IN THE EVENING.    
MONDAY
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A  
MODERATE CHOP.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A  
MODERATE CHOP.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 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
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS  
A MODERATE CHOP.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND  
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
THURSDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP.  
 

 
 
GMZ836-192130-  
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-  
1030 AM EST SUN JAN 19 2020  
   
THIS AFTERNOON
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS  
A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH AROUND  
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING, THEN A CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING.    
MONDAY
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A  
MODERATE CHOP.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A  
MODERATE CHOP.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 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
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A  
MODERATE CHOP.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO  
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.   
THURSDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A  
LIGHT CHOP.  
 

 
 
GMZ856-192130-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-  
1030 AM EST SUN JAN 19 2020  
   
THIS AFTERNOON
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND  
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE  
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH AROUND  
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS  
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN  
THE EVENING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
MONDAY
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND  
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO  
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS  
CHOPPY.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS  
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 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 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST  
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND  
WATERS CHOPPY.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
THURSDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND  
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.  
 

 
 
GMZ876-192130-  
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-  
1030 AM EST SUN JAN 19 2020  
   
THIS AFTERNOON
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO  
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH AROUND  
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
MONDAY
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS  
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ853-192130-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-  
1030 AM EST SUN JAN 19 2020  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH  
MONDAY MORNING...  
   
THIS AFTERNOON
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE LATE  
MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.  
SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND  
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE  
IN THE EVENING.    
MONDAY
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND  
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY  
AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND  
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.  
BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO  
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS  
CHOPPY.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO  
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND  
WATERS CHOPPY.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO  
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A  
MODERATE CHOP.  
 

 
 
GMZ873-192130-  
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-  
1030 AM EST SUN JAN 19 2020  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH  
MONDAY MORNING...  
   
THIS AFTERNOON
 
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING  
SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN  
THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING.    
MONDAY
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS  
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
 

 
 
GMZ850-192130-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-  
1030 AM EST SUN JAN 19 2020  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH  
MONDAY MORNING...  
   
THIS AFTERNOON
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST  
AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS  
A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND  
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.    
MONDAY
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS  
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY  
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND  
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY  
AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY  
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO  
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A  
MODERATE CHOP.  
 

 
 
GMZ870-192130-  
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-  
1030 AM EST SUN JAN 19 2020  
 
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH  
MONDAY MORNING...  
   
THIS AFTERNOON
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING  
NORTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
SHOWERS LIKELY LATE IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
TONIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.    
MONDAY
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.    
MONDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO  
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
3 FEET.    
THURSDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.  
 

 
 
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