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FZUS52 KTBW 220929
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
429 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

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.

GMZ800-221530-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
429 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A FRONTAL BOUNDARY DRAPED OVER THE NORTHERN GULF WILL
LIFT NORTH OF THE AREA TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY KEEPING SHOWERS AND
A FEW THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE WATERS WITH THE BEST
CHANCES NORTH. SOME PATCHY SEA FOG MAY BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE
WATERS WITH THE WARM SOUTHERLY FLOW IN PLACE. A STRONG COLD FRONT
WILL THEN MOVE THROUGH THE AREA TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
NIGHT BRINGING STRONG SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ALONG WITH
INCREASED WINDS AND SEAS. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD INTO THE
REGION THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK WITH WINDS AND SEAS GRADUALLY
SUBSIDING LATE THURSDAY.

$$

GMZ830-221530-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
429 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ836-221530-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
429 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ856-876-221530-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
429 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ853-873-221530-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
429 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ850-870-221530-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
429 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$






000
FZUS52 KTBW 220929
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
429 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

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.

GMZ800-221530-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
429 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A FRONTAL BOUNDARY DRAPED OVER THE NORTHERN GULF WILL
LIFT NORTH OF THE AREA TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY KEEPING SHOWERS AND
A FEW THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE WATERS WITH THE BEST
CHANCES NORTH. SOME PATCHY SEA FOG MAY BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE
WATERS WITH THE WARM SOUTHERLY FLOW IN PLACE. A STRONG COLD FRONT
WILL THEN MOVE THROUGH THE AREA TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
NIGHT BRINGING STRONG SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ALONG WITH
INCREASED WINDS AND SEAS. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN BUILD INTO THE
REGION THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK WITH WINDS AND SEAS GRADUALLY
SUBSIDING LATE THURSDAY.

$$

GMZ830-221530-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
429 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ836-221530-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
429 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ856-876-221530-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
429 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHWEST AROUND 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ853-873-221530-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
429 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ850-870-221530-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
429 AM EST MON DEC 22 2014

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$





000
FZUS52 KTBW 220241
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
941 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

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.

GMZ800-221130-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
941 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A FRONTAL BOUNDARY DRAPED OVER THE GULF IS EXPECTED TO
MOVE NORTHWARD MONDAY INTO TUESDAY KEEPING SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AREA. WARM SOUTHERLY FLOW OVER THE COLD GULF
WATERS WILL PRODUCE AREAS OF SEA FOG UNTIL A COLD FRONT CROSSES
THE REGION WEDNESDAY. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING INTO THE
REGION WILL INCREASE WINDS TO NEAR ADVISORY LEVELS MID TO LATE
WEEK.


$$

GMZ830-221130-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
941 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. PATCHY FOG. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG
IN THE MORNING. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ836-221130-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
941 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ856-876-221130-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
941 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ853-873-221130-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
941 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. AREAS
OF FOG IN THE MORNING. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ850-870-221130-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
941 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. AREAS OF
FOG IN THE MORNING. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$












000
FZUS52 KTBW 220241
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
941 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

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.

GMZ800-221130-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
941 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A FRONTAL BOUNDARY DRAPED OVER THE GULF IS EXPECTED TO
MOVE NORTHWARD MONDAY INTO TUESDAY KEEPING SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AREA. WARM SOUTHERLY FLOW OVER THE COLD GULF
WATERS WILL PRODUCE AREAS OF SEA FOG UNTIL A COLD FRONT CROSSES
THE REGION WEDNESDAY. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING INTO THE
REGION WILL INCREASE WINDS TO NEAR ADVISORY LEVELS MID TO LATE
WEEK.


$$

GMZ830-221130-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
941 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. PATCHY FOG. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG
IN THE MORNING. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ836-221130-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
941 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ856-876-221130-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
941 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ853-873-221130-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
941 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. AREAS
OF FOG IN THE MORNING. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ850-870-221130-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
941 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. AREAS OF
FOG IN THE MORNING. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$











000
FZUS52 KTBW 220241
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
941 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

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.

GMZ800-221130-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
941 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A FRONTAL BOUNDARY DRAPED OVER THE GULF IS EXPECTED TO
MOVE NORTHWARD MONDAY INTO TUESDAY KEEPING SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AREA. WARM SOUTHERLY FLOW OVER THE COLD GULF
WATERS WILL PRODUCE AREAS OF SEA FOG UNTIL A COLD FRONT CROSSES
THE REGION WEDNESDAY. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING INTO THE
REGION WILL INCREASE WINDS TO NEAR ADVISORY LEVELS MID TO LATE
WEEK.


$$

GMZ830-221130-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
941 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. PATCHY FOG. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG
IN THE MORNING. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ836-221130-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
941 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ856-876-221130-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
941 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ853-873-221130-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
941 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. AREAS
OF FOG IN THE MORNING. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ850-870-221130-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
941 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. AREAS OF
FOG IN THE MORNING. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$












000
FZUS52 KTBW 220241
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
941 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

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.

GMZ800-221130-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
941 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A FRONTAL BOUNDARY DRAPED OVER THE GULF IS EXPECTED TO
MOVE NORTHWARD MONDAY INTO TUESDAY KEEPING SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AREA. WARM SOUTHERLY FLOW OVER THE COLD GULF
WATERS WILL PRODUCE AREAS OF SEA FOG UNTIL A COLD FRONT CROSSES
THE REGION WEDNESDAY. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING INTO THE
REGION WILL INCREASE WINDS TO NEAR ADVISORY LEVELS MID TO LATE
WEEK.


$$

GMZ830-221130-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
941 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. PATCHY FOG. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG
IN THE MORNING. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ836-221130-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
941 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ856-876-221130-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
941 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ853-873-221130-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
941 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. AREAS
OF FOG IN THE MORNING. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ850-870-221130-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
941 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. AREAS OF
FOG IN THE MORNING. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$











000
FZUS52 KTBW 212124
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
424 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

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.

GMZ800-220600-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
424 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A FRONTAL BOUNDARY DRAPED OVER THE GULF IS EXPECTED TO
MOVE NORTHWARD MONDAY INTO TUESDAY KEEPING SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AREA. WARM SOUTHERLY FLOW OVER THE COLD GULF
WATERS WILL PRODUCE AREAS OF SEA FOG UNTIL A COLD FRONT CROSSES
THE REGION WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING
INTO THE REGION WILL INCREASE WINDS TO NEAR ADVISORY LEVELS
MID TO LATE WEEK.


$$

GMZ830-220600-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
424 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. PATCHY FOG. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG
IN THE MORNING. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ836-220600-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
424 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ856-876-220600-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
424 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ853-873-220600-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
424 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. AREAS
OF FOG IN THE MORNING. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ850-870-220600-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
424 PM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. AREAS OF FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. AREAS OF
FOG IN THE MORNING. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO
7 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.FRIDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$









000
FZUS52 KTBW 211453
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
953 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

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.

GMZ800-212215-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
953 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A STATIONARY FRONTAL BOUNDARY IS LOCATED ACROSS THE NORTHERN
WATERS...JUST TO THE SOUTH OF CEDAR KEY THIS MORNING. WINDS ARE EAST
TO SOUTHEAST SOUTH OF THIS BOUNDARY AND FROM THE NORTHEAST ON ITS
NORTHERN SIDE. AREAS OF SHOWERS AND A FEW ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE
EXPECTED TO INCREASE IN COVERAGE OVER THE MARINE AREA TO THE NORTH
AND WEST OF TAMPA BAY TODAY WITH THE ACTIVITY PUSHING SOUTH LATER
TONIGHT. THE WARM FRONT IS EXPECTED TO LIFT NORTH OF THE FORECAST
WATERS FOR MONDAY WITH SOUTHERLY FLOW HOLDING IN PLACE UNTIL A COLD
FRONT CROSSES THE REGION SOMETIME ON WEDNESDAY WITH WINDS NEAR SCA
LEVELS BEHIND THE FRONT.


$$

GMZ830-212215-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
953 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. AREAS OF FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT...ESPECIALLY NEAR THE MOUTH OF THE BAY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. AREAS OF FOG...ESPECIALLY NEAR THE MOUTH OF THE BAY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. AREAS OF FOG.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ836-212215-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
953 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. AREAS OF FOG.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ856-876-212215-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
953 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. AREAS OF FOG.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ853-873-212215-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
953 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE IN THE
MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. WIDESPREAD RAIN AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN THE
EVENING. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. AREAS OF FOG.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7
FEET NEAR SHORE AND 6 TO 8 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ850-870-212215-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
953 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. WIDESPREAD
RAIN AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET NEAR SHORE
AND 3 TO 5 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
PATCHY FOG. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
NEAR SHORE AND 3 TO 5 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 NEAR
SHORE AND 4 TO 6 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET NEAR SHORE AND 5 TO 7 FEET
OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5
FEET NEAR SHORE AND 6 TO 8 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

$$









000
FZUS52 KTBW 211453
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
953 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

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.

GMZ800-212215-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
953 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A STATIONARY FRONTAL BOUNDARY IS LOCATED ACROSS THE NORTHERN
WATERS...JUST TO THE SOUTH OF CEDAR KEY THIS MORNING. WINDS ARE EAST
TO SOUTHEAST SOUTH OF THIS BOUNDARY AND FROM THE NORTHEAST ON ITS
NORTHERN SIDE. AREAS OF SHOWERS AND A FEW ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE
EXPECTED TO INCREASE IN COVERAGE OVER THE MARINE AREA TO THE NORTH
AND WEST OF TAMPA BAY TODAY WITH THE ACTIVITY PUSHING SOUTH LATER
TONIGHT. THE WARM FRONT IS EXPECTED TO LIFT NORTH OF THE FORECAST
WATERS FOR MONDAY WITH SOUTHERLY FLOW HOLDING IN PLACE UNTIL A COLD
FRONT CROSSES THE REGION SOMETIME ON WEDNESDAY WITH WINDS NEAR SCA
LEVELS BEHIND THE FRONT.


$$

GMZ830-212215-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
953 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. AREAS OF FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT...ESPECIALLY NEAR THE MOUTH OF THE BAY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. AREAS OF FOG...ESPECIALLY NEAR THE MOUTH OF THE BAY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. AREAS OF FOG.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ836-212215-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
953 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. AREAS OF FOG.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ856-876-212215-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
953 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. AREAS OF FOG.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ853-873-212215-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
953 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE IN THE
MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. WIDESPREAD RAIN AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN THE
EVENING. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. AREAS OF FOG.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7
FEET NEAR SHORE AND 6 TO 8 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ850-870-212215-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
953 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. WIDESPREAD
RAIN AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET NEAR SHORE
AND 3 TO 5 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
PATCHY FOG. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
NEAR SHORE AND 3 TO 5 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 NEAR
SHORE AND 4 TO 6 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET NEAR SHORE AND 5 TO 7 FEET
OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5
FEET NEAR SHORE AND 6 TO 8 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

$$








000
FZUS52 KTBW 210920
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
420 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

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.

GMZ800-211700-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
420 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
A STATIONARY FRONTAL BOUNDARY IS LOCATED ACROSS THE NORTHERN
WATERS...JUST TO THE SOUTH OF CEDAR KEY EARLY THIS MORNING. WINDS
ARE EAST TO SOUTHEAST SOUTH OF THIS BOUNDARY AND FROM THE NORTHEAST
ON ITS NORTHERN SIDE. AREAS OF SHOWERS/RAIN EXPECTED TO INCREASE IN
COVERAGE OF THE MARINE AREA TO THE NORTH AND WEST OF TAMPA BAY
TODAY...SHOWERS REACHING FURTHER SOUTH TONIGHT. THE WARM FRONT IS
EXPECTED TO LIFT NORTH OF THE FORECAST WATERS FOR MONDAY WITH
SOUTHERLY FLOW HOLDING IN PLACE UNTIL A COLD FRONT CROSSES THE
REGION SOMETIME ON WEDNESDAY.

$$

GMZ830-211700-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
420 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10
KNOTS THIS MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SPRINKLES
IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. AREAS OF FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT...ESPECIALLY NEAR THE MOUTH OF THE BAY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. AREAS OF FOG...ESPECIALLY NEAR THE MOUTH OF THE BAY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. AREAS OF FOG.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ836-211700-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
420 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND 10
KNOTS IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. AREAS OF FOG.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ856-876-211700-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
420 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. AREAS OF FOG.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ853-873-211700-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
420 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. WIDESPREAD RAIN AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN THE
EVENING. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. AREAS OF FOG.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7
FEET NEAR SHORE AND 6 TO 8 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ850-870-211700-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
420 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS...EXCEPT 10 TO 15 KNOTS
OFFSHORE...BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1
TO 2 FEET NEAR SHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN NUMEROUS
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. WIDESPREAD
RAIN AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET NEAR SHORE
AND 3 TO 5 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
PATCHY FOG. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
NEAR SHORE AND 3 TO 5 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 NEAR
SHORE AND 4 TO 6 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET NEAR SHORE AND 5 TO 7 FEET
OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5
FEET NEAR SHORE AND 6 TO 8 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

$$







000
FZUS52 KTBW 210920
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
420 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

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.

GMZ800-211700-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
420 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
A STATIONARY FRONTAL BOUNDARY IS LOCATED ACROSS THE NORTHERN
WATERS...JUST TO THE SOUTH OF CEDAR KEY EARLY THIS MORNING. WINDS
ARE EAST TO SOUTHEAST SOUTH OF THIS BOUNDARY AND FROM THE NORTHEAST
ON ITS NORTHERN SIDE. AREAS OF SHOWERS/RAIN EXPECTED TO INCREASE IN
COVERAGE OF THE MARINE AREA TO THE NORTH AND WEST OF TAMPA BAY
TODAY...SHOWERS REACHING FURTHER SOUTH TONIGHT. THE WARM FRONT IS
EXPECTED TO LIFT NORTH OF THE FORECAST WATERS FOR MONDAY WITH
SOUTHERLY FLOW HOLDING IN PLACE UNTIL A COLD FRONT CROSSES THE
REGION SOMETIME ON WEDNESDAY.

$$

GMZ830-211700-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
420 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10
KNOTS THIS MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SPRINKLES
IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. AREAS OF FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT...ESPECIALLY NEAR THE MOUTH OF THE BAY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. AREAS OF FOG...ESPECIALLY NEAR THE MOUTH OF THE BAY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. AREAS OF FOG.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ836-211700-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
420 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND 10
KNOTS IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. AREAS OF FOG.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ856-876-211700-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
420 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO AROUND 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS. AREAS OF FOG.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO
6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ853-873-211700-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
420 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. WIDESPREAD RAIN AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG IN THE
EVENING. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. AREAS OF FOG.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7
FEET NEAR SHORE AND 6 TO 8 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ850-870-211700-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
420 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS...EXCEPT 10 TO 15 KNOTS
OFFSHORE...BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1
TO 2 FEET NEAR SHORE AND 2 TO 3 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN NUMEROUS
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. WIDESPREAD
RAIN AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET NEAR SHORE
AND 3 TO 5 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
PATCHY FOG. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET
NEAR SHORE AND 3 TO 5 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP. AREAS OF FOG. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 NEAR
SHORE AND 4 TO 6 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET NEAR SHORE AND 5 TO 7 FEET
OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5
FEET NEAR SHORE AND 6 TO 8 FEET OFFSHORE. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5
FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.

$$






000
FZUS52 KTBW 210310
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
1010 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

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.

GMZ800-210930-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
1010 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL MEANDER OVER THE
NORTHEAST GULF THROUGH THE WEEKEND...THEN LIFT OFF TO THE
NORTHEAST MONDAY AS ANOTHER STRONGER COLD FRONT PUSHES INTO THE
REGION TUESDAY. THIS STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE RAPIDLY EASTWARD
ACROSS THE GULF WATERS AND FLORIDA PENINSULA TUESDAY NIGHT AND
WEDNESDAY. STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS WILL BEGIN TO AFFECT THE
WATERS TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

$$

GMZ830-210930-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
1010 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ836-210930-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
1010 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ856-876-210930-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1010 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
8 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ853-873-210930-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1010 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
10 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ850-870-210930-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1010 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS ROUGH.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

$$





000
FZUS52 KTBW 210310
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
1010 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

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.

GMZ800-210930-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
1010 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL MEANDER OVER THE
NORTHEAST GULF THROUGH THE WEEKEND...THEN LIFT OFF TO THE
NORTHEAST MONDAY AS ANOTHER STRONGER COLD FRONT PUSHES INTO THE
REGION TUESDAY. THIS STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE RAPIDLY EASTWARD
ACROSS THE GULF WATERS AND FLORIDA PENINSULA TUESDAY NIGHT AND
WEDNESDAY. STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS WILL BEGIN TO AFFECT THE
WATERS TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

$$

GMZ830-210930-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
1010 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ836-210930-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
1010 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ856-876-210930-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1010 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
8 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ853-873-210930-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1010 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
10 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ850-870-210930-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1010 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS ROUGH.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

$$






000
FZUS52 KTBW 202118
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
418 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

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.

GMZ800-210330-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
418 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL MEANDER OVER THE
NORTHEAST GULF THROUGH THE WEEKEND...THEN LIFT OFF TO THE
NORTHEAST MONDAY AS ANOTHER STRONGER COLD FRONT PUSHES INTO THE
REGION TUESDAY. THIS STRING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE RAPIDLY EASTWARD
ACROSS THE GULF WATERS AND FLORIDA PENINSULA TUESDAY NIGHT AND
WEDNESDAY. STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS WILL BEGIN TO AFFECT THE
WATERS TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

$$

GMZ830-210330-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
418 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ836-210330-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
418 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ856-876-210330-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
418 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
8 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ853-873-210330-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
418 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
10 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ850-870-210330-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
418 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS ROUGH.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

$$










000
FZUS52 KTBW 202118
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
418 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

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.

GMZ800-210330-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
418 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL MEANDER OVER THE
NORTHEAST GULF THROUGH THE WEEKEND...THEN LIFT OFF TO THE
NORTHEAST MONDAY AS ANOTHER STRONGER COLD FRONT PUSHES INTO THE
REGION TUESDAY. THIS STRING COLD FRONT WILL MOVE RAPIDLY EASTWARD
ACROSS THE GULF WATERS AND FLORIDA PENINSULA TUESDAY NIGHT AND
WEDNESDAY. STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS WILL BEGIN TO AFFECT THE
WATERS TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

$$

GMZ830-210330-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
418 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ836-210330-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
418 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ856-876-210330-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
418 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
8 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ853-873-210330-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
418 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 10 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO
10 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ850-870-210330-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
418 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS ROUGH.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

$$









000
FZUS52 KTBW 201445
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
945 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

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.

GMZ800-202215-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
945 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL MEANDER OVER THE
NORTHEAST GULF THROUGH THE WEEKEND...THEN MOVE NORTH AS A WARM
FRONT SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO
THE WESTERN GULF ON TUESDAY THEN MOVE RAPIDLY EASTWARD ACROSS THE
GULF WATERS AND FLORIDA PENINSULA TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.
STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS WILL BEGIN TO AFFECT THE WATERS
TUESDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH ALL OF WEDNESDAY.


$$

GMZ830-202215-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
945 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ836-202215-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
945 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ856-202215-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
945 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ876-202215-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
945 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ853-202215-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
945 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ873-202215-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
945 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET. A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ850-202215-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
945 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.

$$

GMZ870-202215-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
945 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. PATCHY
FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. PATCHY FOG.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.

$$









000
FZUS52 KTBW 201445
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
945 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

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.

GMZ800-202215-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
945 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL MEANDER OVER THE
NORTHEAST GULF THROUGH THE WEEKEND...THEN MOVE NORTH AS A WARM
FRONT SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO
THE WESTERN GULF ON TUESDAY THEN MOVE RAPIDLY EASTWARD ACROSS THE
GULF WATERS AND FLORIDA PENINSULA TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.
STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS WILL BEGIN TO AFFECT THE WATERS
TUESDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH ALL OF WEDNESDAY.


$$

GMZ830-202215-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
945 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ836-202215-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
945 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ856-202215-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
945 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ876-202215-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
945 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ853-202215-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
945 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ873-202215-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
945 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET. A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ850-202215-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
945 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.

$$

GMZ870-202215-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
945 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. PATCHY
FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. PATCHY FOG.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.

$$








000
FZUS52 KTBW 200923
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
423 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

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.

GMZ800-201630-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
423 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL MEANDER OVER THE
NORTHEAST GULF THROUGH THE WEEKEND...THEN MOVE NORTH AS A WARM
FRONT SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO
THE WESTERN GULF ON TUESDAY THEN MOVE RAPIDLY EASTWARD ACROSS THE
GULF WATERS AND FLORIDA PENINSULA TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.
STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS WILL BEGIN TO AFFECT THE WATERS
TUESDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH ALL OF WEDNESDAY.

$$

GMZ830-201630-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
423 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ836-201630-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
423 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ856-201630-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
423 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ876-201630-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
423 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ853-201630-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
423 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ873-201630-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
423 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET. A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ850-201630-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
423 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.

$$

GMZ870-201630-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
423 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. PATCHY
FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. PATCHY FOG.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.

$$








000
FZUS52 KTBW 200923
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
423 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

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.

GMZ800-201630-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
423 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL MEANDER OVER THE
NORTHEAST GULF THROUGH THE WEEKEND...THEN MOVE NORTH AS A WARM
FRONT SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO
THE WESTERN GULF ON TUESDAY THEN MOVE RAPIDLY EASTWARD ACROSS THE
GULF WATERS AND FLORIDA PENINSULA TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.
STRONG WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS WILL BEGIN TO AFFECT THE WATERS
TUESDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH ALL OF WEDNESDAY.

$$

GMZ830-201630-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
423 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG.
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ836-201630-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
423 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ856-201630-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
423 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ876-201630-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
423 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ853-201630-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
423 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ873-201630-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
423 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 9 TO 11 FEET. A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ850-201630-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
423 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING WEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS ROUGH. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.

$$

GMZ870-201630-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
423 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. PATCHY
FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. PATCHY FOG.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 6 TO 10 FEET. A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.

$$







000
FZUS52 KTBW 200230
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
930 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

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.

GMZ800-201030-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
930 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN NORTH OF THE
WATERS THROUGH SATURDAY KEEPING WINDS NORTHEAST TO EAST AROUND 10
KNOTS. WINDS VEER AROUND TO THE SOUTHEAST ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
AS AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IN THE GULF OF MEXICO MOVES NORTHEAST
TOWARD THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE. WINDS WILL INCREASE TO THE 10 TO 15
KNOT RANGE AND REMAIN OUT OF THE SOUTH SOUTHEAST THROUGH TUESDAY.
WITH THE SOUTHERLY WINDS...SEA FOG WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE
COASTAL WATERS ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY. A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH
THE REGION LATE TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY BRINGING HIGHER CHANCES OF
SHOWERS AND STORMS AND ALSO INCREASES THE WINDS TO EXERCISE
CAUTION AND POSSIBLY SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LEVEL.


$$

GMZ830-201030-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
930 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ836-201030-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
930 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ856-201030-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
930 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ876-201030-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
930 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ853-201030-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
930 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ873-201030-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
930 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ850-201030-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
930 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS ROUGH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ870-201030-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
930 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY
FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. PATCHY FOG.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING.

$$








000
FZUS52 KTBW 200230
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
930 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

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.

GMZ800-201030-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
930 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN NORTH OF THE
WATERS THROUGH SATURDAY KEEPING WINDS NORTHEAST TO EAST AROUND 10
KNOTS. WINDS VEER AROUND TO THE SOUTHEAST ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
AS AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IN THE GULF OF MEXICO MOVES NORTHEAST
TOWARD THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE. WINDS WILL INCREASE TO THE 10 TO 15
KNOT RANGE AND REMAIN OUT OF THE SOUTH SOUTHEAST THROUGH TUESDAY.
WITH THE SOUTHERLY WINDS...SEA FOG WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE
COASTAL WATERS ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY. A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH
THE REGION LATE TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY BRINGING HIGHER CHANCES OF
SHOWERS AND STORMS AND ALSO INCREASES THE WINDS TO EXERCISE
CAUTION AND POSSIBLY SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LEVEL.


$$

GMZ830-201030-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
930 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ836-201030-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
930 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ856-201030-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
930 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ876-201030-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
930 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ853-201030-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
930 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ873-201030-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
930 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ850-201030-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
930 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS ROUGH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ870-201030-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
930 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY
FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. PATCHY FOG.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING.

$$









000
FZUS52 KTBW 192058
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
358 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

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.

GMZ800-200515-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
358 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN NORTH OF THE WATERS
THROUGH SATURDAY KEEPING WINDS NORTHEAST TO EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
WINDS VEER AROUND TO THE SOUTHEAST ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AS AN
AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IN THE GULF OF MEXICO MOVES NORTHEAST TOWARD
THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE. WINDS WILL INCREASE TO THE 10 TO 15 KNOT
RANGE AND REMAIN OUT OF THE SOUTH SOUTHEAST THROUGH TUESDAY. WITH
THE SOUTHERLY WINDS...SEA FOG WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE COASTAL
WATERS ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY. A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE REGION
LATE TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY BRINGING HIGHER CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND
STORMS AND ALSO INCREASES THE WINDS TO EXERCISE CAUTION AND
POSSIBLY SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LEVEL.


$$

GMZ830-200515-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
358 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AROUND
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ836-200515-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
358 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ856-200515-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
358 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ876-200515-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
358 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ853-200515-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
358 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AROUND
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ873-200515-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
358 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ850-200515-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
358 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS ROUGH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ870-200515-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
358 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY
FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. PATCHY FOG.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING.

$$










000
FZUS52 KTBW 192058
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
358 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

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.

GMZ800-200515-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
358 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN NORTH OF THE WATERS
THROUGH SATURDAY KEEPING WINDS NORTHEAST TO EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.
WINDS VEER AROUND TO THE SOUTHEAST ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AS AN
AREA OF LOW PRESSURE IN THE GULF OF MEXICO MOVES NORTHEAST TOWARD
THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE. WINDS WILL INCREASE TO THE 10 TO 15 KNOT
RANGE AND REMAIN OUT OF THE SOUTH SOUTHEAST THROUGH TUESDAY. WITH
THE SOUTHERLY WINDS...SEA FOG WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE COASTAL
WATERS ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY. A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE REGION
LATE TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY BRINGING HIGHER CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND
STORMS AND ALSO INCREASES THE WINDS TO EXERCISE CAUTION AND
POSSIBLY SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY LEVEL.


$$

GMZ830-200515-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
358 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AROUND
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ836-200515-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
358 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ856-200515-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
358 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ876-200515-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
358 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TONIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ853-200515-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
358 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AROUND
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ873-200515-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
358 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
20 TO 25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ850-200515-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
358 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 FOOT. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY FOG IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. PATCHY FOG. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS ROUGH. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

$$

GMZ870-200515-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
358 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY
FOG IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. PATCHY FOG.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
PATCHY FOG. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. SHOWERS
LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING.

$$









000
FZUS52 KTBW 191500
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
1000 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

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.

GMZ800-192215-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
1000 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN NORTH OF THE
WATERS THROUGH SATURDAY. LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP IN THE GULF ON
SUNDAY AND MOVE SLOWLY NORTHEAST TO THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE ON
MONDAY AND TO OFF THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST MONDAY NIGHT. A STRONG
COLD FRONT WILL BE APPROACHING THE WATERS FROM THE NORTHWEST
WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

$$

GMZ830-192215-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
1000 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AROUND
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 5
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ836-192215-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
1000 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AROUND
5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ856-876-192215-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 NM-
BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1000 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ853-873-192215-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 NM-
ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1000 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.SUNDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

GMZ850-870-192215-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 NM-
TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1000 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

.THIS AFTERNOON...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$









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