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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Ruskin FL
355 AM EDT Fri Aug 12 2022

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.

GMZ800-122015-
Synopsis for the coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Suwannee River-
355 AM EDT Fri Aug 12 2022

.SYNOPSIS...
High pressure dominating across Florida and the Gulf of Mexico 
will keep south to southeast winds with an onshore shift by the sea
breezes today. Then, ridge moves south through the weekend 
shifting winds to the west to southwest. As a result, scattered 
showers and thunderstorms are expected over the eastern Gulf 
waters early each day through the weekend and into next week. 
Winds and seas will be higher near the storms, but no headlines 
currently expected. 

$$

GMZ830-122015-
Tampa Bay waters-
355 AM EDT Fri Aug 12 2022

.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming west late. Bay
and inland waters light chop. Scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms late. 
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots, becoming east after
midnight. Bay and inland waters light chop. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms in the evening. 
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming northwest in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters light chop. Scattered showers
and thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming
northeast after midnight. Bay and inland waters light chop.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY...South winds around 5 knots, becoming west in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters light chop. Isolated
thunderstorms. Scattered showers in the morning, then numerous
showers in the afternoon. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming northeast
after midnight. Bay and inland waters light chop. Scattered
thunderstorms. Numerous showers, mainly in the evening. 
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters light
chop. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
light chop. Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly in the
evening. 
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters light
chop. Scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms. 

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ836-122015-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
355 AM EDT Fri Aug 12 2022

.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming southwest late.
Bay and inland waters light chop. Scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms late. 
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots, becoming east after
midnight. Bay and inland waters light chop. Scattered showers.
Scattered thunderstorms, mainly in the evening. 
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming west in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters light chop. Scattered showers
and thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming
northeast after midnight. Bay and inland waters light chop.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots, becoming west in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters light chop. Isolated
thunderstorms. Isolated showers in the morning, then scattered
showers in the afternoon. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming northeast
after midnight. Bay and inland waters light chop. Isolated
thunderstorms. Scattered showers, mainly in the evening. 
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters light
chop. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
light chop. Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly in the
evening. 
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots, increasing to 10 to 15 knots
in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms. 

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ856-122015-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
355 AM EDT Fri Aug 12 2022

.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming southwest late.
Seas around 2 feet this morning, then 1 foot or less. Bay and
inland waters light chop. Isolated showers and thunderstorms
late. 
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots, becoming east after
midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay and inland waters light chop.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly in the evening. 
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay and inland waters light chop.
Isolated showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered
showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming
northeast after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay and inland
waters light chop. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots, becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay and inland waters light chop.
Scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming northeast
after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay and inland waters light
chop. Isolated thunderstorms. Scattered showers, mainly in the
evening. 
.MONDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay
and inland waters light chop. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Bay and inland waters light chop. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms, mainly in the evening. 
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay and
inland waters light chop. Scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms. 

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ876-122015-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
355 AM EDT Fri Aug 12 2022

.TODAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots, becoming south late.
Seas around 2 feet. Isolated showers and thunderstorms early this
morning. Isolated showers and thunderstorms late. 
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming east after
midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming southwest in
the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming
northeast after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. Isolated
thunderstorms. Isolated showers in the evening, then scattered
showers after midnight. 
.SUNDAY...East winds around 5 knots, becoming northwest in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming north
after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. Isolated thunderstorms.
Scattered showers, mainly in the evening. 
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly in the evening. 
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms. 

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ853-122015-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
355 AM EDT Fri Aug 12 2022

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots, becoming southwest late.
Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Isolated thunderstorms. Isolated showers until late afternoon,
then scattered showers late. 
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots, becoming northeast
after midnight. Seas around 2 feet in the evening, then 1 foot or
less. Bay and inland waters light chop. Isolated thunderstorms.
Scattered showers, mainly in the evening. 
.SATURDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming northwest in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay and inland waters light chop.
Isolated showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered
showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots, becoming north
after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay and inland waters light
chop. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay and
inland waters light chop. Scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Bay and inland waters light chop. Scattered showers.
Isolated thunderstorms in the evening, then scattered
thunderstorms after midnight. 
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay and
inland waters light chop. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Bay and inland waters light chop. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms, mainly in the evening. 
.TUESDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay and
inland waters light chop. Scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms. 

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ873-122015-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
355 AM EDT Fri Aug 12 2022

.TODAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming southwest late.
Seas around 2 feet. Isolated thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming northeast
after midnight. Seas around 2 feet in the evening, then 1 foot or
less. Isolated showers and thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming northwest in
the afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Scattered showers. Isolated thunderstorms in the evening,
then scattered thunderstorms after midnight. 
.MONDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms. 

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ850-122015-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
355 AM EDT Fri Aug 12 2022

.TODAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots, becoming west late.
Seas 1 foot or less. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
Isolated thunderstorms. Isolated showers until late afternoon,
then scattered showers late. 
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots, diminishing to 5 to
10 knots after midnight. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop. Isolated thunderstorms. Scattered
showers, mainly in the evening. 
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less,
then around 2 feet in the afternoon. Bay and inland waters light
chop. Scattered showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then
numerous showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots, becoming
northeast after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay and inland
waters light chop. Numerous showers and thunderstorms, mainly in
the evening. 
.SUNDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay and inland waters light chop.
Numerous showers with isolated thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming east
after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay and inland waters light
chop. Scattered thunderstorms. Numerous showers, mainly in the
evening. 
.MONDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay and inland waters light chop.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Bay and inland waters light chop. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms, mainly in the evening. 
.TUESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay
and inland waters light chop. Scattered showers with isolated
thunderstorms. 

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$

GMZ870-122015-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
355 AM EDT Fri Aug 12 2022

.TODAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots, becoming southwest
late. Seas around 2 feet. Scattered thunderstorms this morning.
Scattered showers. Isolated thunderstorms this afternoon. 
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Isolated thunderstorms. Scattered showers, mainly in the evening.
.SATURDAY...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Numerous showers and thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less, then
around 2 feet in the afternoon. Numerous showers with isolated
thunderstorms. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet
in the evening, then 1 foot or less. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY...Northwest winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. 
.TUESDAY...West winds around 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms. 

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.

$$