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NWS Forecast

FZUS52 KTBW 270202
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
902 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

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.

GMZ800-271045-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
902 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

SYNOPSIS
AS THE RECENT COLD FRONT EXITS THE REGION TO THE
SOUTH...WINDS AND SEAS WILL LIGHTEN SLIGHTLY. HOWEVER...WITH HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDING IN ANOTHER SECONDARY COLD FRONT WILL PASS
THROUGH THE WATERS THURSDAY AND INCREASE WINDS AND SEAS AGAIN
THROUGH FRIDAY. THE WEATHER FOR THE WEEKEND WILL BE IMPROVING AS
WINDS BECOME EASTERLY AND LIGHTEN TO THE 10 TO 15 KNOT RANGE.



GMZ830-271045-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
902 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

THURSDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

SATURDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

SATURDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.

SUNDAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

SUNDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

MONDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.



GMZ836-271045-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
902 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

THURSDAY
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

SATURDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

SUNDAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

SUNDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

MONDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.



GMZ856-271045-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
902 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

THURSDAY
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
ROUGH.

FRIDAY
NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.

SATURDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

SATURDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

SUNDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

SUNDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

MONDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.



GMZ876-271045-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
902 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

THURSDAY
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.

SATURDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

SUNDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

SUNDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

MONDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.



GMZ853-271045-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
902 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

THURSDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
ROUGH.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

SATURDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP.

SATURDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

SUNDAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

SUNDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

MONDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.



GMZ873-271045-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
902 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

THURSDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 20
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.

SATURDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

SUNDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

SUNDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

MONDAY
EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.



GMZ850-271045-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
902 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

THURSDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 20
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
ROUGH.

FRIDAY
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.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

SATURDAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

SATURDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

SUNDAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

SUNDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

MONDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.



GMZ870-271045-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
902 PM EST WED NOV 26 2014

REST OF TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

THURSDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

SATURDAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

SATURDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

SUNDAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

SUNDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

MONDAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.