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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZUS52 KTBW

FZUS52 KTBW 160151
CWFTBW

Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
851 PM EST Sat Dec 15 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.

GMZ800-160930-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
851 PM EST Sat Dec 15 2018

SYNOPSIS
Large long period swells from the Central Gulf are
moving into the Eastern Gulf and will produce hazardous seas for
small craft through Sunday afternoon. Marine conditions will improve
Monday through the middle of next week. The next storm system is
expected to move into Gulf mid to late next week with elevated winds
and seas.



GMZ830-160930-
Tampa Bay waters-
851 PM EST Sat Dec 15 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop. A slight chance of showers.

SUNDAY
Northwest winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. A slight chance of showers.

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

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

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

TUESDAY
North winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters smooth.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming east
toward morning. Bay and inland waters smooth.

WEDNESDAY
Southeast winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters
smooth.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.

THURSDAY
South winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. Showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.



GMZ836-160930-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
851 PM EST Sat Dec 15 2018

REST OF TONIGHT
West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
a light chop.

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

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

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

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

TUESDAY
Northwest winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters
smooth.

TUESDAY NIGHT
North winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast
in the late evening and overnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.

WEDNESDAY
Southeast winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters
smooth. A chance of showers.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.

THURSDAY
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming south around
15 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. Showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.



GMZ856-160930-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
851 PM EST Sat Dec 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

REST OF TONIGHT
West winds around 10 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.

SUNDAY
Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.

SUNDAY NIGHT
North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop.

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

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

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

TUESDAY NIGHT
North winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast
around 10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.

WEDNESDAY
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. Showers likely and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.

THURSDAY
South winds around 15 knots then becoming southwest late
in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate
chop. Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.



GMZ876-160930-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
851 PM EST Sat Dec 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

REST OF TONIGHT
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 7 to 9 feet. A
slight chance of showers.

SUNDAY
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet.

SUNDAY NIGHT
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

MONDAY
North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

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

TUESDAY
Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

TUESDAY NIGHT
East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

WEDNESDAY
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A chance
of showers.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet.
Showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

THURSDAY
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots then becoming southwest
around 20 knots in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
Showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.



GMZ853-160930-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
851 PM EST Sat Dec 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

REST OF TONIGHT
West winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.

SUNDAY
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.

SUNDAY NIGHT
North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop.

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

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

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

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

WEDNESDAY
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to
around 15 knots toward morning. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.

THURSDAY
South winds around 15 knots then becoming southwest late
in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate
chop. Showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.



GMZ873-160930-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
851 PM EST Sat Dec 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

REST OF TONIGHT
West winds around 15 knots. Seas 7 to 9 feet. A
slight chance of showers.

SUNDAY
North winds around 15 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet. A slight
chance of showers.

SUNDAY NIGHT
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

MONDAY
North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

MONDAY NIGHT
North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

TUESDAY
Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

TUESDAY NIGHT
East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.

WEDNESDAY
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. A
slight chance of showers.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to
around 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet. A
chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

THURSDAY
South winds around 20 knots then becoming southwest late
in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms.



GMZ850-160930-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
851 PM EST Sat Dec 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

REST OF TONIGHT
Northwest winds 10 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet. Bay
and inland waters a light chop. A slight chance of showers.

SUNDAY
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop.

SUNDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds around 10 knots then becoming north
in
the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop.

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

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

TUESDAY
Northwest winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters smooth.

TUESDAY NIGHT
North winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast
in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters smooth.

WEDNESDAY
Southeast winds around 5 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters smooth.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or
less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. A chance of showers and a
slight chance of thunderstorms.

THURSDAY
South winds around 15 knots then becoming southwest late
in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate
chop. Showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.



GMZ870-160930-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
851 PM EST Sat Dec 15 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

REST OF TONIGHT
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 7 to 9 feet.
A slight chance of showers.

SUNDAY
Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet. A slight
chance of showers.

SUNDAY NIGHT
North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

MONDAY
Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

MONDAY NIGHT
North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

TUESDAY
North winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet.

TUESDAY NIGHT
Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming east
toward morning. Seas 2 feet or less.

WEDNESDAY
Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots increasing to
around 15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet. A chance of showers and
a slight chance of thunderstorms.

THURSDAY
South winds around 15 knots then becoming southwest late
in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Showers likely and a slight
chance of thunderstorms.