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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KTBW

FZUS52 KTBW 110154
CWFTBW

Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
854 PM EST Mon Dec 10 2018

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.

GMZ800-111000-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
854 PM EST Mon Dec 10 2018

SYNOPSIS
Winds and seas will remain elevated into Tuesday morning
as high pressure builds in across the Central Gulf states, creating
persistent northwest to north winds. The high slides east on
Wednesday and Thursday veering winds to offshore. The next frontal
system approaches the area by Friday.



GMZ830-111000-
Tampa Bay waters-
854 PM EST Mon Dec 10 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
North winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of sprinkles.

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

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

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

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

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

THURSDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds around 10 knots becoming south
around 15 knots toward morning. Bay and inland waters a light to
moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.

FRIDAY
Southwest winds around 15 knots. Gusts around 30 knots.
Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. Showers likely and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.

FRIDAY NIGHT
West winds around 15 knots with gusts to around
30 knots. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of
showers.

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



GMZ836-111000-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
854 PM EST Mon Dec 10 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters
a moderate chop. A slight chance of sprinkles.

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

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

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

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

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

THURSDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Gusts around
25 knots in the late evening and overnight. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.

FRIDAY
Southwest winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.

FRIDAY NIGHT
West winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers.

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



GMZ856-111000-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
854 PM EST Mon Dec 10 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
North winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.

TUESDAY
North winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of sprinkles in the
morning.

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

WEDNESDAY
Northeast winds around 15 knots diminishing to around
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a
light to moderate chop.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.

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

THURSDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds around 10 knots increasing to
around 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Bay and inland waters a light to moderate chop. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

FRIDAY
Southwest winds around 15 knots. Gusts around 30 knots.
Seas 4 to 6 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

FRIDAY NIGHT
West winds around 15 knots with gusts to around
30 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
A chance of showers.

SATURDAY
Northwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 6 to 10 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.



GMZ876-111000-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
854 PM EST Mon Dec 10 2018

SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING


REST OF TONIGHT
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
A slight chance of showers.

TUESDAY
North winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to around 15 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

WEDNESDAY
Northeast winds around 15 knots diminishing to 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet.

THURSDAY
Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
A slight chance of showers.

THURSDAY NIGHT
South winds around 15 knots. Gusts around 30 knots
toward morning. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.

FRIDAY
Southwest winds around 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet. Showers
likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

FRIDAY NIGHT
West winds around 15 knots with gusts to around
30 knots. Seas 10 to 14 feet. A chance of showers.

SATURDAY
Northwest winds around 15 knots. Seas 10 to 14 feet.
A slight chance of showers.



GMZ853-111000-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
854 PM EST Mon Dec 10 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
Northwest winds around 15 knots . Seas 4 to
6 feet. Bay and inland waters choppy. A slight chance of showers.

TUESDAY
Northwest winds around 15 knots becoming north 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay and inland waters
choppy. A slight chance of showers.

TUESDAY NIGHT
North winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast around 
10 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop.

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

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.

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

THURSDAY NIGHT
South winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.

FRIDAY
Southwest winds around 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet. Bay and
inland waters choppy. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.

FRIDAY NIGHT
West winds around 20 knots diminishing around
15 knots after midnight. Seas 9 to 11 feet. Bay and inland waters
choppy. A chance of showers.

SATURDAY
Northwest winds around 15 knots with gusts to around
30 knots. Seas 9 to 11 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
A slight chance of showers.



GMZ873-111000-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
854 PM EST Mon Dec 10 2018

SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING


REST OF TONIGHT
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
A slight chance of showers.

TUESDAY
North winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to around 15 knots
late in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet. A slight chance of showers.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.

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

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
East winds around 10 knots increasing to around
15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet.

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

THURSDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds around 15 knots becoming south
around 20 knots toward morning. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

FRIDAY
Southwest winds around 20 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet. A chance
of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

FRIDAY NIGHT
West winds around 20 knots. Seas 10 to 14 feet.
A chance of showers.

SATURDAY
Northwest winds around 20 knots. Seas 12 to 16 feet.
A slight chance of showers.



GMZ850-111000-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
854 PM EST Mon Dec 10 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
North winds around 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of sprinkles.

TUESDAY
North winds around 15 knots diminishing to around 10 knots
in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland waters a light to
moderate chop. A slight chance of sprinkles.

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

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

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.

THURSDAY
East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.

THURSDAY NIGHT
South winds around 15 knots with gusts to around
30 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

FRIDAY
Southwest winds around 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Bay and
inland waters choppy. Showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

FRIDAY NIGHT
West winds around 20 knots. Gusts around 35 knots.
Seas 6 to 8 feet. Bay and inland waters choppy. A chance of showers.

SATURDAY
West winds around 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to 15
knots in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 feet. Bay and
inland waters choppy. A slight chance of showers.



GMZ870-111000-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
854 PM EST Mon Dec 10 2018

SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING


REST OF TONIGHT
Northwest winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet.
A slight chance of showers.

TUESDAY
North winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots
in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A slight chance
of sprinkles.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

WEDNESDAY
East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
East winds around 10 knots increasing to around
15 knots toward morning. Seas 2 feet.

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

THURSDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds around 15 knots becoming south
around 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Showers likely
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

FRIDAY
Southwest winds around 20 knots. Gusts around 35 knots.
Seas 6 to 8 feet. Showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

FRIDAY NIGHT
West winds around 20 knots with gusts to around
35 knots. Seas 10 to 14 feet. A chance of showers.

SATURDAY
Northwest winds around 20 knots. Seas 10 to 14 feet.
A slight chance of showers.