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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KTBW

FZUS52 KTBW 241330
CWFTBW

Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
930 AM EDT Fri May 24 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 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.

GMZ800-242115-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
930 AM EDT Fri May 24 2019

SYNOPSIS

High pressure to the north will keep a predominant easterly wind
flow in place through the next several days. We will continue to see
easterly surge for the next couple of nights, but Saturday night
should be the last night that speeds reach exercise caution levels,
then winds lighten up some for Sunday and into next week. No other
marine impacts expected.



GMZ830-242115-
Tampa Bay waters-
930 AM EDT Fri May 24 2019

THIS AFTERNOON
Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.

TONIGHT
East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.

SATURDAY
East winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around 15 knots
late in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.

SATURDAY NIGHT
East winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots toward morning. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.

SUNDAY
Northeast 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
East winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast around
10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

MONDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming
southeast in the late evening and overnight. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.

TUESDAY
Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming west around
10 knots late in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.



GMZ836-242115-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
930 AM EDT Fri May 24 2019

THIS AFTERNOON
East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop.

TONIGHT
East winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots
after midnight. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.

SATURDAY
East winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around 15 knots
late in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.

SATURDAY NIGHT
East winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland waters
a moderate 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
East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.

MONDAY NIGHT
East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.

TUESDAY
Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming south around
10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.



GMZ856-242115-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
930 AM EDT Fri May 24 2019

THIS AFTERNOON
East winds around 15 knots then becoming northeast
5 to 10 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop.

TONIGHT
East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 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 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate 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 or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.

MONDAY
Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.

MONDAY NIGHT
North winds around 10 knots then becoming east in
the late evening and overnight. 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.



GMZ876-242115-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
930 AM EDT Fri May 24 2019

THIS AFTERNOON
East winds around 15 knots then becoming northeast
5 to 10 knots early in the afternoon, then then becoming north late
in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

TONIGHT
Northeast winds around 15 knots then becoming east in the
late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

SATURDAY
East winds around 15 knots then becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots then becoming east
around 20 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

SUNDAY
East winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots in
the late morning and early afternoon, then then becoming northeast
around 5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east
in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet.

MONDAY
East winds around 10 knots then becoming north around
5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet.

MONDAY NIGHT
North winds around 10 knots then becoming east in
the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet.

TUESDAY
Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south
around 5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet.



GMZ853-242115-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
930 AM EDT Fri May 24 2019

THIS AFTERNOON
East winds around 10 knots then becoming north in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

TONIGHT
East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop.

SATURDAY
East winds around 10 knots then becoming north in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

SATURDAY NIGHT
East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop.

SUNDAY
East winds around 10 knots then becoming northwest late in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

SUNDAY NIGHT
North winds around 10 knots then becoming east in
the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.

MONDAY
East winds around 10 knots then becoming northwest in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

MONDAY NIGHT
North winds around 10 knots then becoming southeast
in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.

TUESDAY
Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest
early in the afternoon, then then becoming west late in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.



GMZ873-242115-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
930 AM EDT Fri May 24 2019

THIS AFTERNOON
East winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots late in the morning, then then becoming northeast early in
the afternoon then becoming north late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to
3 feet.

TONIGHT
North winds around 15 knots then becoming east in the
late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

SATURDAY
East winds around 10 knots then becoming north in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots then becoming east
late in the evening, then increasing to around 20 knots after
midnight then becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots toward morning. Seas
2 to 3 feet.

SUNDAY
Southeast winds around 15 knots then becoming east 5 to
10 knots late in the morning, then then becoming northeast around
5 knots early in the afternoon then becoming north 5 to 10 knots
late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

SUNDAY NIGHT
North winds around 10 knots then becoming east after
midnight. Seas 2 feet.

MONDAY
East winds around 10 knots then becoming northwest late in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet.

MONDAY NIGHT
North winds around 10 knots then becoming southeast
after midnight. Seas 2 feet.

TUESDAY
Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south
around 5 knots early in the afternoon, then then becoming west late
in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less.



GMZ850-242115-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
930 AM EDT Fri May 24 2019

THIS AFTERNOON
East winds around 10 knots diminishing to around
5 knots late in the morning, then then becoming northwest around
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.

TONIGHT
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming east around
15 knots late in the evening, then then becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters
a moderate chop.

SATURDAY
East winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast late
in the morning, then then becoming northwest around 10 knots in the
afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming
southeast around 15 knots in the late evening and early morning,
then diminishing to 5 to 10 knots toward morning. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop.

SUNDAY
Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming south around
5 knots late in the morning, then 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.

SUNDAY NIGHT
North winds around 10 knots then becoming southeast
in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.

MONDAY
Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest
around 5 knots late in the morning, then then becoming northwest
around 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.

MONDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds around 10 knots then becoming
southeast after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters
a light chop.

TUESDAY
South 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.



GMZ870-242115-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
930 AM EDT Fri May 24 2019

THIS AFTERNOON
East winds around 10 knots then becoming northwest
late in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

SATURDAY
Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming north
around 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet.

SATURDAY NIGHT
North winds around 10 knots then becoming
southeast around 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas
2 feet.

SUNDAY
Southeast winds around 10 knots then becoming northwest in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds around 10 knots then becoming north
late in the evening, then then becoming southeast after midnight.
Seas 2 feet.

MONDAY
Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming northwest
around 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less.

MONDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds around 10 knots then becoming
southeast after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less.

TUESDAY
Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming west around
10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less.