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FZUS52 KTBW 161751  
CWFTBW  
 
COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL  
151 PM EDT MON SEP 16 2019  
 
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.  
 
GMZ800-170415-  
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-  
151 PM EDT MON SEP 16 2019  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL BE IN PLACE FOR THE NEXT  
COUPLE OF DAYS WITH NO HEADLINES EXPECTED. A BACKDOOR COLD FRONT WILL  
MOVE THROUGH THE REGION ON WEDNESDAY, WITH INCREASING NORTHEAST  
WINDS FOR WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THE WEEKEND.  
 

 
 
GMZ830-170415-  
TAMPA BAY WATERS-  
151 PM EDT MON SEP 16 2019  
   
TONIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND  
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS  
A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND  
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND  
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO  
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A  
MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO  
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A  
MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
 

 
 
GMZ836-170415-  
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-  
151 PM EDT MON SEP 16 2019  
   
TONIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH  
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND  
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS  
A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND  
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A  
MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND  
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A  
MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A  
MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A  
MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
 

 
 
GMZ856-170415-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-  
151 PM EDT MON SEP 16 2019  
   
TONIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND  
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND  
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND  
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH  
AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS  
A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND  
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS  
CHOPPY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS IN  
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY  
AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND  
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
 

 
 
GMZ876-170415-  
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-  
151 PM EDT MON SEP 16 2019  
   
TONIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FEET. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS  
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
 

 
 
GMZ853-170415-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-  
151 PM EDT MON SEP 16 2019  
   
TONIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND  
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND  
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST  
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH  
AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS  
A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND  
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS  
CHOPPY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO  
AROUND 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND  
WATERS ROUGH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND  
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN  
THE AFTERNOON.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND  
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS  
ROUGH. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS  
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ873-170415-  
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-  
151 PM EDT MON SEP 16 2019  
   
TONIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH  
AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO  
4 FEET. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS  
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ850-170415-  
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-  
151 PM EDT MON SEP 16 2019  
   
TONIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH  
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND  
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND  
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND  
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST  
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND  
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND  
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND  
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY  
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND  
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS  
CHOPPY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.  
BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND  
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO  
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS  
CHOPPY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS  
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE  
CHOP. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
GMZ870-170415-  
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-  
151 PM EDT MON SEP 16 2019  
   
TONIGHT
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.    
TUESDAY
 
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.    
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING  
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.    
WEDNESDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH  
AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.    
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST  
AROUND 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS  
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
THURSDAY
 
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.    
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
NORTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRIDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.  
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
SATURDAY
 
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. ISOLATED  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
 

 
 
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