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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KTBW

FZUS52 KTBW 190824
CWFTBW

Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
424 AM EDT Tue Mar 19 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 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.

GMZ800-191615-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
424 AM EDT Tue Mar 19 2019

SYNOPSIS
We continue to be sandwiched between a cold front and a high
pressure keeping winds up for the next couple of days. Most
of the waters will be caution to advisory level through at
least Wednesday morning. The cold front starts to move away
on Wednesday and winds will start to drop and the end of
the week looks to be quiet.



GMZ830-191615-
Tampa Bay waters-
424 AM EDT Tue Mar 19 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING


TODAY
Northeast winds around 20 knots. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers.

TONIGHT
Northeast winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



GMZ836-191615-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
424 AM EDT Tue Mar 19 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING


TODAY
Northeast winds around 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters choppy. Showers.

TONIGHT
Northeast winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. Showers likely.

WEDNESDAY
North winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.

THURSDAY
North winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming northwest around
15 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.

THURSDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds around 15 knots then becoming
north 5 to 10 knots in the late evening and overnight. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop.

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

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

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



GMZ856-191615-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
424 AM EDT Tue Mar 19 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING


TODAY
Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay and
inland waters choppy. Showers.

TONIGHT
Northeast winds around 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight, then increasing to around 20 knots toward
morning. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters choppy. Showers
likely.

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

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds around 15 knots diminishing to
5 to 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop.

THURSDAY
North winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming northwest around
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop.

THURSDAY NIGHT
North winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop.

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.

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



GMZ876-191615-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
424 AM EDT Tue Mar 19 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING


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

TONIGHT
Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A
chance of showers.

WEDNESDAY
Northeast winds around 20 knots then becoming north
10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A slight chance
of showers.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to
3 feet.

THURSDAY
North winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet.

THURSDAY NIGHT
North winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

FRIDAY
North winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

SATURDAY
Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.



GMZ853-191615-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
424 AM EDT Tue Mar 19 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING


TODAY
Northeast winds around 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland waters
choppy. A chance of showers.

TONIGHT
Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to around
20 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay
and inland waters choppy. A chance of showers.

WEDNESDAY
Northeast winds around 20 knots then becoming north
10 to 15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Bay and inland waters choppy.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
North winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop.

THURSDAY
North winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming northwest around
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop.

THURSDAY NIGHT
North winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop.

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.

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



GMZ873-191615-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
424 AM EDT Tue Mar 19 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING


TODAY
Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance
of showers.

TONIGHT
Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A
chance of showers.

WEDNESDAY
North winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
North winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

THURSDAY
Northwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet.

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

FRIDAY
North winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

FRIDAY NIGHT
North winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast
toward morning. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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



GMZ850-191615-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
424 AM EDT Tue Mar 19 2019

Small Craft Exercise Caution


TODAY
Northeast winds around 15-20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.

TONIGHT
Northeast winds around 15-20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay
and inland waters choppy. A slight chance of showers.

WEDNESDAY
Northeast winds around 20 knots then becoming north
10 to 15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.
Bay and inland waters choppy.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
North 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.

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

THURSDAY NIGHT
North winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop.

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
North winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast
toward morning. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

SATURDAY
Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east
around 5 knots in the late morning and early afternoon, then
becoming northwest around 5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.



GMZ870-191615-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
424 AM EDT Tue Mar 19 2019

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING


TODAY
Northeast winds around 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A
slight chance of showers.

TONIGHT
Northeast winds around 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A
slight chance of showers.

WEDNESDAY
Northeast winds around 20 knots then becoming north
10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
North winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

THURSDAY
Northwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

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

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

FRIDAY NIGHT
North winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast
toward morning. Seas 2 feet.

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