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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KTBW

FZUS52 KTBW 180930
CWFTBW

Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
430 AM EST Mon Dec 18 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.

GMZ800-181600-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
430 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

SYNOPSIS
High pressure over the western Atlantic will keep a
southeast wind flow in place for the start of the work week with a
shift to onshore near the coast with the sea breeze each afternoon.
Winds will become more southwest by midweek as the high shifts
eastward a bit. No headlines are expected for the next several days.



GMZ830-181600-
Tampa Bay waters-
430 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

TODAY
Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming west 5 to 10 knots
late in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.

TONIGHT
Northwest winds around 5 knots becoming east in the late
evening and overnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.

TUESDAY
Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming west 5 to 10 knots
late in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds around 5 knots becoming southeast
overnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.

WEDNESDAY
South winds around 5 knots becoming southwest around
10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.

THURSDAY
West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth.

THURSDAY NIGHT
West winds around 5 knots becoming northeast
overnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.

FRIDAY
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.



GMZ836-181600-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
430 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

TODAY
East winds around 5 knots becoming southeast early in the
afternoon, then becoming west 5 to 10 knots late in the afternoon.
Bay and inland waters smooth.

TONIGHT
Northwest winds around 5 knots becoming east in the late
evening and overnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.

TUESDAY
East winds around 5 knots becoming northwest 5 to 10 knots
late in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds around 5 knots becoming southeast
overnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.

WEDNESDAY
Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming southwest around
10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland
waters smooth.

THURSDAY
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
smooth.

THURSDAY NIGHT
West winds around 5 knots becoming northeast
overnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.

FRIDAY
East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the afternoon.
Bay and inland waters smooth.



GMZ856-181600-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
430 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

TODAY
East winds around 5 knots becoming northwest 5 to 10 knots
late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters
smooth.

TONIGHT
North winds around 5 knots becoming east overnight. Seas
2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.

TUESDAY
East winds around 5 knots becoming northwest 5 to 10 knots
late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters
smooth.

TUESDAY NIGHT
North winds around 5 knots becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots overnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters
smooth.

WEDNESDAY
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south around
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters smooth.

THURSDAY
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters smooth.

THURSDAY NIGHT
West winds around 5 knots becoming east 5 to
10 knots overnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters
smooth.

FRIDAY
East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the afternoon.
Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.



GMZ876-181600-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
430 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

TODAY
East winds around 10 knots becoming northeast around 5 knots
late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet.

TONIGHT
Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming east around
10 knots overnight. Seas 2 feet or less.

TUESDAY
East winds around 10 knots becoming northeast around
5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast
around 10 knots overnight. Seas 2 feet or less.

WEDNESDAY
Southeast winds around 10 knots becoming south in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less.

THURSDAY
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south late in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds around 5 knots becoming east
around 10 knots overnight. Seas 2 feet or less.

FRIDAY
East winds around 10 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet.



GMZ853-181600-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
430 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

TODAY
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south early in the
afternoon, then becoming west late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters smooth.

TONIGHT
Northwest winds around 5 knots becoming east overnight. 
Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.

TUESDAY
East winds around 5 knots becoming northwest 5 to
10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters smooth.

TUESDAY NIGHT
North winds around 5 knots becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots overnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters
smooth.

WEDNESDAY
Southeast winds around 10 knots becoming southwest in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.

THURSDAY
West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds around 5 knots becoming east
around 10 knots overnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.

FRIDAY
Southeast winds around 10 knots becoming south 5 to 10
knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.



GMZ873-181600-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
430 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

TODAY
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming variable around
5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less.

TONIGHT
Variable winds around 5 knots becoming east 5 to 10 knots
overnight. Seas 2 feet or less.

TUESDAY
East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming variable around 5 knots
late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Variable winds around 5 knots becoming southeast
around 10 knots overnight. Seas 2 feet or less.

WEDNESDAY
South winds around 10 knots becoming southwest late in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.
A slight chance of showers.

THURSDAY
West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming variable around 5 knots
late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Variable winds around 5 knots becoming east around
10 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet.

FRIDAY
East winds around 10 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet.



GMZ850-181600-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
430 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

TODAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming west in the afternoon.
Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.

TONIGHT
Variable winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters smooth.

TUESDAY
Variable winds around 5 knots becoming northwest 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters smooth.

TUESDAY NIGHT
North winds around 5 knots becoming southeast
overnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.

WEDNESDAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest around
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds around 10 knots becoming west
toward morning. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
A slight chance of showers.

THURSDAY
West winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight
chance of showers.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds around 5 knots becoming east
around 10 knots overnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.

FRIDAY
East winds around 10 knots becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.



GMZ870-181600-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
430 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

TODAY
South winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest late in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet.

TONIGHT
Southwest winds around 5 knots becoming variable in the
late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet or less.

TUESDAY
Variable winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Variable winds around 5 knots becoming southeast
5 to 10 knots overnight. Seas 2 feet or less.

WEDNESDAY
South winds around 10 knots becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds around 10 knots becoming west
overnight. Seas 2 feet. A slight chance of showers.

THURSDAY
Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots diminishing to around
5 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. A slight chance of showers.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds around 5 knots becoming east
around 10 knots overnight. Seas 2 feet.

FRIDAY
East winds around 10 knots becoming southeast in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet.