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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KTBW

FZUS52 KTBW 180756
CWFTBW

Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
356 AM EDT Fri Sep 18 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.

GMZ800-181630-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
356 AM EDT Fri Sep 18 2020

SYNOPSIS
High pressure will build over the area as a weak cold
front moves through. Southwest to west winds tonight will veer to
northeast and increase to near advisory levels early next week.
Showers and thunderstorms are possible through the weekend which
could cause locally hazardous marine conditions.



GMZ830-181630-
Tampa Bay waters-
356 AM EDT Fri Sep 18 2020

TODAY
West winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Isolated thunderstorms. Scattered showers late in the morning.

TONIGHT
Northwest winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast
after midnight. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

SATURDAY
Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming north in
the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated
thunderstorms. Scattered showers in the afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening.

SUNDAY
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to around
20 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters choppy. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds around 20 knots. Bay and inland
waters choppy. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening.

MONDAY
Northeast winds around 20 knots. Bay and inland waters
choppy.

MONDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds around 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters choppy.

TUESDAY
Northeast winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop.



GMZ836-181630-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
356 AM EDT Fri Sep 18 2020

TODAY
West winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

TONIGHT
Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming north after
midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.

SATURDAY
Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming west around
10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
Isolated thunderstorms. Scattered showers in the afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds around 10 knots then becoming
northeast in the late evening and overnight. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening.

SUNDAY
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around
15 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Numerous showers and isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms
in the evening.

MONDAY
Northeast winds around 20 knots. Bay and inland waters
choppy. Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.

MONDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds around 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Bay and inland waters
choppy.

TUESDAY
Northeast winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop.



GMZ856-181630-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
356 AM EDT Fri Sep 18 2020

TODAY
West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

TONIGHT
Northwest winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast
around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Isolated thunderstorms early in the evening.

SATURDAY
Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming west early
in the afternoon, then becoming northwest around 10 knots late in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Isolated thunderstorms.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms in the evening.

SUNDAY
Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. Numerous showers and isolated
thunderstorms in the afternoon.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Bay and inland waters choppy. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms in the evening.

MONDAY
Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and
inland waters choppy. Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.

MONDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds around 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland waters
choppy.

TUESDAY
Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop.



GMZ876-181630-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
356 AM EDT Fri Sep 18 2020

TODAY
West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.

TONIGHT
North winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast
around 5 knots toward morning. Seas 2 feet.

SATURDAY
Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming north
around 10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less.

SATURDAY NIGHT
North winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming northeast
around 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms in the evening.

SUNDAY
Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Scattered showers in the evening. Isolated thunderstorms.

MONDAY
Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.

MONDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

TUESDAY
East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.



GMZ853-181630-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
356 AM EDT Fri Sep 18 2020

TODAY
West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms. Scattered
showers in the late morning and early afternoon.

TONIGHT
North winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast after
midnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated
thunderstorms after midnight.

SATURDAY
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming north early
in the afternoon, then increasing to around 15 knots late in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Isolated thunderstorms.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
around 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland
waters choppy. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms in the
evening.

SUNDAY
Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and
inland waters choppy. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms
in the afternoon.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Bay and inland waters choppy. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening.

MONDAY
Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and
inland waters choppy.

MONDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Bay and inland waters choppy.

TUESDAY
Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay
and inland waters choppy.



GMZ873-181630-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
356 AM EDT Fri Sep 18 2020

TODAY
Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Isolated
thunderstorms. Scattered showers in the late morning and afternoon.

TONIGHT
Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
showers after midnight. Isolated thunderstorms after midnight.

SATURDAY
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming north around
15 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Isolated thunderstorms
in the afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
around 20 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Scattered showers in the evening. Isolated thunderstorms.

SUNDAY
Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms in the evening.

MONDAY
Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.

MONDAY NIGHT
East winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

TUESDAY
Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.



GMZ850-181630-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
356 AM EDT Fri Sep 18 2020

TODAY
West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the late
morning and afternoon.

TONIGHT
Northwest winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast
in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening.

SATURDAY
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around
15 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. Isolated thunderstorms. Scattered showers in the
afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to
around 20 knots late in the evening, then diminishing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters
choppy. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening.

SUNDAY
Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters choppy. Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Bay and inland waters choppy.

MONDAY
Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters choppy.

MONDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds around 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters
choppy.

TUESDAY
Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop.



GMZ870-181630-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
356 AM EDT Fri Sep 18 2020

TODAY
Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Isolated
thunderstorms late in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
Northwest winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast
after midnight. Seas 2 feet. Isolated thunderstorms in the late
evening and early morning.

SATURDAY
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around
15 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Isolated thunderstorms.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Scattered showers in the evening. Isolated thunderstorms.

SUNDAY
Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to around
20 knots toward morning. Seas 4 to 6 feet.

MONDAY
Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

MONDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

TUESDAY
Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.