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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
440 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

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.

GMZ800-061500-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
440 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.SYNOPSIS...LOW PRESSURE OFF THE FLORIDA EAST COAST WILL MOVE
NORTH AWAY FROM THE AREA OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS WITH A MORE NORTH
TO NORTHWEST FLOW SETTING UP AND AN AFTERNOON SEA BREEZE
DEVELOPING NEAR THE COAST EACH DAY.

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GMZ830-061500-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
440 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 5 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 5 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ836-061500-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
440 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ856-061500-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
440 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH TO
A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH TO A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ876-061500-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
440 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING VARIABLE AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

GMZ853-061500-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
440 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ873-061500-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
440 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING VARIABLE AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING VARIABLE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

GMZ850-061500-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
440 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AROUND 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING VARIABLE
AROUND 5 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...VARIABLE WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ870-061500-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
440 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

.TODAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING VARIABLE
AROUND 5 KNOTS OVERNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...VARIABLE WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

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