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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KTBW

FZUS52 KTBW 280122
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
822 PM EST MON FEB 27 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.

GMZ800-281015-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
822 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

SYNOPSIS
HIGH PRESSURE MOVING ACROSS THE ATLANTIC WILL RIDGE BACK
TO THE GULF WATERS THROUGH ABOUT MIDWEEK. THEN A FRONT DROPS SOUTH
ON THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...FOLLOWED BY HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING IN OVER
THE GULF COAST/SOUTHEASTERN STATES FOR THE WEEKEND. PREVAILING
SOUTHEAST AND SOUTHERLY WINDS...AT 15 KNOTS OR LESS...VEER TO
NORTHWEST THEN NORTHEAST BEHIND THE FRONT...INCREASING TO AROUND 20
KNOTS LATE IN THE WEEK AND EARLY IN THE WEEKEND. NO OTHER MARINE
IMPACTS EXPECTED.



GMZ830-281015-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
822 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

REST OF TONIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

TUESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

THURSDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.

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

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

SATURDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.



GMZ836-281015-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
822 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

REST OF TONIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.

TUESDAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

TUESDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.

THURSDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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

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

SATURDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.



GMZ856-281015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
822 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

REST OF TONIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

TUESDAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.

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

WEDNESDAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

THURSDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.

SATURDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.



GMZ876-281015-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
822 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

REST OF TONIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

TUESDAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.

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

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.

THURSDAY
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.

SATURDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.



GMZ853-281015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
822 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

REST OF TONIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

TUESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. 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 AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.

SATURDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.



GMZ873-281015-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
822 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

REST OF TONIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

TUESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.

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

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

THURSDAY
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.

SATURDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.



GMZ850-281015-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
822 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

REST OF TONIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

TUESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

TUESDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

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

THURSDAY
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

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

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



GMZ870-281015-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
822 PM EST MON FEB 27 2017

REST OF TONIGHT
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

TUESDAY
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

THURSDAY
WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

THURSDAY NIGHT
NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AROUND 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.

FRIDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

FRIDAY NIGHT
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.

SATURDAY
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.