FZUS52 KTBW 270117
CWFTBW

Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Ruskin FL
817 PM EST Thu Jan 26 2023

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.

GMZ800-271430-
Synopsis for the coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Suwannee River-
817 PM EST Thu Jan 26 2023

.SYNOPSIS...

Strong winds behind the recent cold front have produced
advisory/cautionary level winds. Advisory level winds diminish
later this evening but remain near cautionary levels through 
Saturday morning, then gradually diminish through the rest of the 
weekend.

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GMZ830-271430-
Tampa Bay waters-
817 PM EST Thu Jan 26 2023


.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots,
increasing to 15 to 20 knots late. Bay and inland waters choppy. 
.FRIDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots, diminishing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters choppy. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming northeast
10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots after midnight. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. 
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to
20 knots. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters light chop. 
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
light chop. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers in the evening. 
.MONDAY...South winds around 5 knots. Bay and inland waters
smooth. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots, becoming
northeast after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth. 
.TUESDAY...East winds around 5 knots, becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. 

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GMZ836-271430-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
817 PM EST Thu Jan 26 2023

.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. 
.FRIDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots.
Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop. 
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to
20 knots. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters light chop. 
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots with gusts up to
20 knots. Bay and inland waters light chop. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters light chop. 
.MONDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots, becoming south in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots, becoming
northeast after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth. 
.TUESDAY...East winds around 5 knots, becoming south in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters smooth. 

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GMZ856-271430-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
817 PM EST Thu Jan 26 2023

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay and
inland waters choppy. 
.FRIDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots, diminishing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland
waters choppy. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. 
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to
20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate
chop. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. 
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming southeast 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas around 2 feet in the morning,
then 1 foot or less. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Bay and inland waters light chop. 
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay
and inland waters light chop. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 5 knots, becoming east
after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay and inland waters light
chop. 
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming south in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay and inland waters light chop.

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GMZ876-271430-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
817 PM EST Thu Jan 26 2023

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet. 
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to
25 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots, diminishing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to
20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. 
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots.
Seas 2 to 3 feet. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. 
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet in
the evening, then 1 foot or less. 
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. 

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GMZ853-271430-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
817 PM EST Thu Jan 26 2023

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots, diminishing to 10 to
15 knots after midnight, then increasing to 15 to 20 knots late.
Seas 3 to 5 feet. Bay and inland waters choppy. 
.FRIDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to 25 knots.
Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland waters choppy. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming northeast
15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland
waters choppy. 
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots, diminishing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland
waters choppy. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. 
.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots,
becoming southeast 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Bay and inland waters light chop. A slight chance of showers in
the evening. 
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay and
inland waters light chop. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots, becoming east
after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay and inland waters light
chop. 
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming south in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay and inland waters light chop.

$$

GMZ873-271430-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
817 PM EST Thu Jan 26 2023

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. 
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots with gusts up to
25 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to
20 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. 
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots, diminishing to 10 to
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to
20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. 
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to
25 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
A slight chance of showers in the evening. 
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. 
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. 

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GMZ850-271430-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
817 PM EST Thu Jan 26 2023

.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. 
.FRIDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots, diminishing to 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters light chop. 
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Bay and inland waters light chop. 
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming south in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay and inland waters light chop.
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Bay and inland waters light chop. A chance of showers with a
slight chance of thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay
and inland waters light chop. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...South winds around 5 knots, becoming east after
midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay and inland waters smooth. 
.TUESDAY...East winds around 5 knots, becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay and inland waters smooth. 

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ870-271430-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
817 PM EST Thu Jan 26 2023

.TONIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to 20 knots.
Seas 3 to 5 feet. 
.FRIDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots with gusts up to
20 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. 
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet in
the morning, then 1 foot or less. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots with gusts up to
20 knots. Seas around 2 feet. A chance of showers with a slight
chance of thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. 
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. 

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.

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