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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KTBW

FZUS52 KTBW 080745
CWFTBW

Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
345 AM EDT Wed Jul 8 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.

GMZ800-081615-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
345 AM EDT Wed Jul 8 2020

SYNOPSIS

High pressure over the Gulf of Mexico will shift back east across
southern Florida late in the week, with generally westerly and
northwesterly winds continuing. Winds and seas will remain below
headline criteria, although daily thunderstorms will produce locally
hazardous boating conditions.



GMZ830-081615-
Tampa Bay waters-
345 AM EDT Wed Jul 8 2020

TODAY
West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around 15 knots in
the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms early in the morning, then
scattered thunderstorms late in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms
in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
West winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. Isolated thunderstorms toward morning.

THURSDAY
West winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Isolated thunderstorms early in the morning, then
scattered thunderstorms late in the morning. Isolated thunderstorms
in the afternoon.

THURSDAY NIGHT
West winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.

FRIDAY
West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around 15 knots in
the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Scattered
thunderstorms.

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

SATURDAY
West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around 15 knots
in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Scattered
thunderstorms in the morning, then numerous thunderstorms in the
afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
West winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots in the late evening and overnight. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

SUNDAY
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming west around
15 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Numerous thunderstorms.



GMZ836-081615-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
345 AM EDT Wed Jul 8 2020

TODAY
Wind variable less than 5 knots then becoming west around
5 knots late in the morning, then increasing to around 10 knots in
the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Isolated
thunderstorms.

TONIGHT
Northwest winds around 10 knots diminishing to around
5 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

THURSDAY
Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming west around
10 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds around 10 knots diminishing to
around 5 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

FRIDAY
Northwest winds around 5 knots then becoming west around
10 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon.

FRIDAY NIGHT
West winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.

SATURDAY
West winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. Scattered thunderstorms.

SATURDAY NIGHT
West winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms. Scattered showers after
midnight.

SUNDAY
Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around
15 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Scattered thunderstorms.



GMZ856-081615-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
345 AM EDT Wed Jul 8 2020

TODAY
Northwest winds around 5 knots increasing to around
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.

TONIGHT
Northwest winds around 10 knots diminishing to around
5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.

THURSDAY
Northwest winds around 5 knots increasing to around
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds around 10 knots diminishing to
around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
light chop.

FRIDAY
West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.

FRIDAY NIGHT
West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms after midnight.

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

SATURDAY NIGHT
West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms. Scattered
showers after midnight.

SUNDAY
Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the morning,
then isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon.



GMZ876-081615-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
345 AM EDT Wed Jul 8 2020

TODAY
Northwest winds around 5 knots increasing to around
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet.

TONIGHT
Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

THURSDAY
Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

FRIDAY
West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

FRIDAY NIGHT
West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Isolated
thunderstorms after midnight.

SATURDAY
West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms in the morning, then isolated thunderstorms in the
afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms after midnight.

SUNDAY
West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms in the morning.



GMZ853-081615-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
345 AM EDT Wed Jul 8 2020

TODAY
West 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 in the morning.

TONIGHT
Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.

THURSDAY
Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning.

THURSDAY NIGHT
West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.

FRIDAY
West 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.

FRIDAY NIGHT
West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms. Scattered
showers after midnight.

SATURDAY
West winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop. Scattered thunderstorms.

SATURDAY NIGHT
West winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

SUNDAY
West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around 15 knots in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Scattered thunderstorms.



GMZ873-081615-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
345 AM EDT Wed Jul 8 2020

TODAY
West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Isolated
thunderstorms in the morning.

TONIGHT
Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

THURSDAY
Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

THURSDAY NIGHT
West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Isolated
thunderstorms after midnight.

FRIDAY
West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Isolated
thunderstorms in the morning.

FRIDAY NIGHT
West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Isolated
thunderstorms. Scattered showers after midnight.

SATURDAY
West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms in the morning, then isolated thunderstorms in the
afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Isolated
thunderstorms. Scattered showers after midnight.

SUNDAY
West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms in the morning, then isolated thunderstorms in the
afternoon.



GMZ850-081615-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
345 AM EDT Wed Jul 8 2020

TODAY
West 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. Numerous showers and isolated thunderstorms early in the
morning, then numerous thunderstorms late in the morning. Isolated
thunderstorms in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
West winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate
chop. Isolated thunderstorms. Scattered showers after midnight.

THURSDAY
West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.

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

FRIDAY
West winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to around 15 knots
late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate
chop. Scattered thunderstorms in the morning, then isolated
thunderstorms in the afternoon.

FRIDAY NIGHT
West winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.

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

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

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



GMZ870-081615-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
345 AM EDT Wed Jul 8 2020

TODAY
West winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms early in the morning, then
scattered thunderstorms late in the morning.

TONIGHT
West winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Isolated
thunderstorms after midnight.

THURSDAY
West winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Isolated
thunderstorms in the morning.

THURSDAY NIGHT
West winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Isolated
thunderstorms. Scattered showers after midnight.

FRIDAY
West winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms in the morning.

FRIDAY NIGHT
West winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

SATURDAY
West winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms in the morning, then isolated thunderstorms in the
afternoon.

SATURDAY NIGHT
West winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

SUNDAY
West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Scattered
thunderstorms in the morning, then isolated thunderstorms in the
afternoon.