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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KTBW

FZUS52 KTBW 270900
CWFTBW

Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
400 AM EST Thu Feb 27 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.

GMZ800-271600-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
400 AM EST Thu Feb 27 2020

SYNOPSIS
Robust northwest to north winds will diminish this
afternoon through Friday before increasing to exercise caution to
advisory levels Friday night into early Saturday as a secondary cold
front crosses the waters. Winds and seas diminish and shift to
northeast to east Sunday and then southeasterly early next week.



GMZ830-271600-
Tampa Bay waters-
400 AM EST Thu Feb 27 2020

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON


TODAY
North winds around 20 knots becoming northwest around
15 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters choppy.

TONIGHT
Northwest winds around 15 knots becoming north around
10 knots overnight. Bay and inland waters a light to moderate chop.

FRIDAY
North winds around 10 knots becoming northwest in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop.

SATURDAY
Northwest winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop.

SATURDAY NIGHT
North winds around 10 knots becoming northeast
overnight. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

SUNDAY
East winds around 10 knots becoming west 5 to 10 knots in
the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

SUNDAY NIGHT
North winds around 5 knots becoming east around
10 knots overnight. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

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



GMZ836-271600-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
400 AM EST Thu Feb 27 2020

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON


TODAY
North winds around 20 knots becoming northwest around
15 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters choppy.

TONIGHT
Northwest winds around 15 knots becoming north around
10 knots overnight. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.

FRIDAY
Northwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds around 10 knots increasing to around
15 knots overnight. Bay and inland waters a light to moderate chop.

SATURDAY
North winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop.

SATURDAY NIGHT
North winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop.

SUNDAY
Northeast winds around 10 knots becoming northwest 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

SUNDAY NIGHT
North winds around 5 knots becoming east 5 to
10 knots overnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.

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



GMZ856-271600-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
400 AM EST Thu Feb 27 2020

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON


TODAY
North winds around 20 knots diminishing to 15 to 20 knots in
the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Bay and inland waters choppy.

TONIGHT
North winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop.

FRIDAY
North winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.

SATURDAY
North winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop.

SATURDAY NIGHT
North winds around 15 knots becoming northeast
around 10 knots overnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland waters a
light to moderate chop.

SUNDAY
Northeast winds around 10 knots becoming northwest 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.

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

MONDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to around
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light
to moderate chop.



GMZ876-271600-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
400 AM EST Thu Feb 27 2020

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON


TODAY
North winds around 20 knots diminishing to 15 to 20 knots in
the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet.

TONIGHT
Northwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.

FRIDAY
North winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to
20 knots overnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

SATURDAY
North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

SATURDAY NIGHT
North winds around 15 knots becoming northeast
10 to 15 knots overnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

SUNDAY
East winds 10 to 15 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots in
the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east 10 to
15 knots overnight. Seas 2 feet.

MONDAY
Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.



GMZ853-271600-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
400 AM EST Thu Feb 27 2020

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON


TODAY
North winds 20 to 25 knots becoming northwest around
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Bay and inland waters
rough becoming a moderate chop in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
Northwest winds around 15 knots diminishing to around
10 knots overnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay and inland waters a light
to moderate chop.

FRIDAY
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to around
20 knots overnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay and inland waters choppy.

SATURDAY
North winds around 20 knots becoming northwest around
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay and inland waters
choppy.

SATURDAY NIGHT
North winds around 15 knots becoming northeast
around 10 knots overnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland waters a
light to moderate chop.

SUNDAY
East winds around 10 knots becoming west 5 to 10 knots in
the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

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

MONDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop.



GMZ873-271600-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
400 AM EST Thu Feb 27 2020

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON


TODAY
North winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to around 15 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 feet.

TONIGHT
Northwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.

FRIDAY
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to around
20 knots overnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet.

SATURDAY
North winds around 20 knots diminishing to around
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet.

SATURDAY NIGHT
North winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

SUNDAY
East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming east around
15 knots overnight. Seas 2 feet.

MONDAY
Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.



GMZ850-271600-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
400 AM EST Thu Feb 27 2020

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON


TODAY
Northwest winds around 20 knots diminishing to around
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay and inland waters
choppy.

TONIGHT
Northwest winds around 15 knots becoming north around
10 knots overnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland waters a light
to moderate chop.

FRIDAY
North winds around 10 knots becoming northwest around
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a
light to moderate chop.

FRIDAY NIGHT
West winds around 15 knots becoming northwest
around 20 knots overnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland waters
choppy.

SATURDAY
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to around
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland waters a
choppy becoming a moderate chop in the afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast
5 to 10 knots overnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a
light to moderate chop.

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

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

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



GMZ870-271600-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
400 AM EST Thu Feb 27 2020

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON


TODAY
North winds around 20 knots becoming northwest around
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet.

TONIGHT
Northwest winds around 15 knots becoming north around
10 knots overnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

FRIDAY
North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

FRIDAY NIGHT
West winds around 15 knots becoming northwest around
20 knots overnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

SATURDAY
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to around
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

SATURDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast
around 10 knots overnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

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

MONDAY
Southeast winds around 15 knots diminishing to around
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet.