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000
FZUS52 KTBW 290240
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-290830-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS...SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NORTH
THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEKEND. THE HIGH WILL THEN SHIFT EAST INTO
THE WESTERN ATLANTIC EARLY NEXT WEEK RIDGING BACK TO THE WEST
ACROSS THE CENTRAL PENINSULA. WIND AND SEAS WILL CONTINUE TO
DIMINISH AND SUBSIDE TONIGHT AS WINDS VEER INTO THE NORTH THEN
NORTHEAST ON SUNDAY AS THE HIGH BUILDS IN.

$$

GMZ830-290830-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST
AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ836-290830-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

$$

GMZ856-290830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$

GMZ876-290830-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ853-290830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

$$

GMZ873-290830-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ850-290830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$

GMZ870-290830-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$





000
FZUS52 KTBW 290240
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-290830-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS...SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NORTH
THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEKEND. THE HIGH WILL THEN SHIFT EAST INTO
THE WESTERN ATLANTIC EARLY NEXT WEEK RIDGING BACK TO THE WEST
ACROSS THE CENTRAL PENINSULA. WIND AND SEAS WILL CONTINUE TO
DIMINISH AND SUBSIDE TONIGHT AS WINDS VEER INTO THE NORTH THEN
NORTHEAST ON SUNDAY AS THE HIGH BUILDS IN.

$$

GMZ830-290830-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST
AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ836-290830-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

$$

GMZ856-290830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$

GMZ876-290830-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ853-290830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

$$

GMZ873-290830-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ850-290830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$

GMZ870-290830-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$




000
FZUS52 KTBW 290240
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-290830-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS...SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NORTH
THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEKEND. THE HIGH WILL THEN SHIFT EAST INTO
THE WESTERN ATLANTIC EARLY NEXT WEEK RIDGING BACK TO THE WEST
ACROSS THE CENTRAL PENINSULA. WIND AND SEAS WILL CONTINUE TO
DIMINISH AND SUBSIDE TONIGHT AS WINDS VEER INTO THE NORTH THEN
NORTHEAST ON SUNDAY AS THE HIGH BUILDS IN.

$$

GMZ830-290830-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST
AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ836-290830-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

$$

GMZ856-290830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$

GMZ876-290830-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ853-290830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

$$

GMZ873-290830-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ850-290830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$

GMZ870-290830-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$




000
FZUS52 KTBW 290240
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-290830-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS...SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NORTH
THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEKEND. THE HIGH WILL THEN SHIFT EAST INTO
THE WESTERN ATLANTIC EARLY NEXT WEEK RIDGING BACK TO THE WEST
ACROSS THE CENTRAL PENINSULA. WIND AND SEAS WILL CONTINUE TO
DIMINISH AND SUBSIDE TONIGHT AS WINDS VEER INTO THE NORTH THEN
NORTHEAST ON SUNDAY AS THE HIGH BUILDS IN.

$$

GMZ830-290830-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST
AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ836-290830-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

$$

GMZ856-290830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$

GMZ876-290830-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ853-290830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

$$

GMZ873-290830-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ850-290830-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$

GMZ870-290830-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1040 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$





000
FZUS52 KTBW 282037
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
437 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-290230-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
437 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS...SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NORTH
THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEKEND. THE HIGH WILL THEN SHIFT EAST
INTO THE WESTERN ATLANTIC EARLY NEXT WEEK RIDGING BACK TO THE
WEST ACROSS THE NORTH CENTRAL PENINSULA. STRONG AND GUSTY
NORTHWEST WINDS THIS AFTERNOON WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH AND BECOME
NORTH LATER TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AS THE HIGH BUILDS IN.

$$

GMZ830-290230-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
437 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING THEN
BECOMING NORTH AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST
AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ836-290230-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
437 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTH AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ856-290230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
437 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION EARLY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS THIS EVENING THEN
BECOMING NORTH AND DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ876-290230-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
437 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION EARLY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ853-290230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
437 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION EARLY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST
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.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ873-290230-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
437 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION EARLY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ850-290230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
437 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$

GMZ870-290230-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
437 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$




000
FZUS52 KTBW 282037
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
437 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-290230-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
437 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS...SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE NORTH
THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEKEND. THE HIGH WILL THEN SHIFT EAST
INTO THE WESTERN ATLANTIC EARLY NEXT WEEK RIDGING BACK TO THE
WEST ACROSS THE NORTH CENTRAL PENINSULA. STRONG AND GUSTY
NORTHWEST WINDS THIS AFTERNOON WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH AND BECOME
NORTH LATER TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AS THE HIGH BUILDS IN.

$$

GMZ830-290230-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
437 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE EVENING THEN
BECOMING NORTH AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST
AROUND 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ836-290230-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
437 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP BECOMING A LIGHT CHOP AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTH AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ856-290230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
437 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION EARLY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS THIS EVENING THEN
BECOMING NORTH AND DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ876-290230-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
437 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION EARLY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ853-290230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
437 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION EARLY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST
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.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ873-290230-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
437 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION EARLY TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING
TO 2 TO 4 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$

GMZ850-290230-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
437 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
EAST AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.

$$

GMZ870-290230-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
437 PM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.THURSDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

$$





000
FZUS52 KTBW 281448
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
1048 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-282100-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
1048 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS DOWN FROM THE NORTH THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND
THEN SHIFTS OFF THE FLORIDA EAST COAST FOR THE EARLY PORTION OF NEXT
WEEK. ADVISORY LEVEL WINDS OUT OF THE NORTHWEST WILL SLOWLY SUBSIDE
LATER TODAY INTO THE EVENING HOURS. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTH BY
LATE TONIGHT AND LINGER AT 15 KNOTS OR LESS THROUGH SUNDAY.

$$

GMZ830-282100-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
1048 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ836-282100-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
1048 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ856-282100-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
1048 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ876-282100-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1048 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS NORTHWEST AROUND 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

GMZ853-282100-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
1048 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AND SUBSIDING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ873-282100-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1048 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

GMZ850-282100-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
1048 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10
TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ870-282100-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1048 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$




000
FZUS52 KTBW 281448
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
1048 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-282100-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
1048 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS DOWN FROM THE NORTH THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND
THEN SHIFTS OFF THE FLORIDA EAST COAST FOR THE EARLY PORTION OF NEXT
WEEK. ADVISORY LEVEL WINDS OUT OF THE NORTHWEST WILL SLOWLY SUBSIDE
LATER TODAY INTO THE EVENING HOURS. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTH BY
LATE TONIGHT AND LINGER AT 15 KNOTS OR LESS THROUGH SUNDAY.

$$

GMZ830-282100-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
1048 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ836-282100-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
1048 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ856-282100-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
1048 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ876-282100-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1048 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS NORTHWEST AROUND 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

GMZ853-282100-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
1048 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AND SUBSIDING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ873-282100-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1048 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

GMZ850-282100-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
1048 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10
TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ870-282100-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1048 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$





000
FZUS52 KTBW 281448
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
1048 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-282100-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
1048 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS DOWN FROM THE NORTH THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND
THEN SHIFTS OFF THE FLORIDA EAST COAST FOR THE EARLY PORTION OF NEXT
WEEK. ADVISORY LEVEL WINDS OUT OF THE NORTHWEST WILL SLOWLY SUBSIDE
LATER TODAY INTO THE EVENING HOURS. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTH BY
LATE TONIGHT AND LINGER AT 15 KNOTS OR LESS THROUGH SUNDAY.

$$

GMZ830-282100-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
1048 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ836-282100-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
1048 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ856-282100-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
1048 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ876-282100-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1048 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS NORTHWEST AROUND 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

GMZ853-282100-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
1048 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AND SUBSIDING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP TO CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ873-282100-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1048 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3
TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

GMZ850-282100-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
1048 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10
TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT TO MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ870-282100-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1048 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.REST OF TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
AROUND 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$




000
FZUS52 KTBW 281040
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
640 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-281615-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
640 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE FROM THE UPPER GREAT LAKES TO THE GULF
OF MEXCIO WILL BUILD IN TODAY...THEN SETTLE IN ACROSS THE GULF AND
SOUTHEAST U.S. COAST SUNDAY WITH A RELAXING GRADIENT. THE HIGH
MOVES OUT OVER THE OPEN ATLANTIC DURING THE FIRST HALF OF THE WORK
WEEK...BUT RIDGE BACK ACROSS FLORIDA TO THE GULF.

$$

GMZ830-281615-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
640 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 16
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ836-281615-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
640 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ856-281615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
640 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ876-281615-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
640 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

GMZ853-281615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
640 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ873-281615-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
640 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

GMZ850-281615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
640 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ870-281615-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
640 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$





000
FZUS52 KTBW 281040
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
640 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-281615-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
640 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE FROM THE UPPER GREAT LAKES TO THE GULF
OF MEXCIO WILL BUILD IN TODAY...THEN SETTLE IN ACROSS THE GULF AND
SOUTHEAST U.S. COAST SUNDAY WITH A RELAXING GRADIENT. THE HIGH
MOVES OUT OVER THE OPEN ATLANTIC DURING THE FIRST HALF OF THE WORK
WEEK...BUT RIDGE BACK ACROSS FLORIDA TO THE GULF.

$$

GMZ830-281615-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
640 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 16
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ836-281615-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
640 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ856-281615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
640 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ876-281615-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
640 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 TO 15
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

GMZ853-281615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
640 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ873-281615-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
640 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

GMZ850-281615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
640 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ870-281615-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
640 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$




000
FZUS52 KTBW 280805
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
405 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-281530-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
405 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE FROM THE UPPER GREAT LAKES TO THE GULF
OF MEXCIO WILL BUILD IN TODAY...THEN SETTLE IN ACROSS THE GULF AND
SOUTHEAST U.S. COAST SUNDAY WITH A RELAXING GRADIENT. THE HIGH
MOVES OUT OVER THE OPEN ATLANTIC DURING THE FIRST HALF OF THE
WORK WEEK...BUT RIDGE BACK ACROSS FLORIDA TO THE GULF.

$$

GMZ830-281530-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
405 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 15 KNOTS IN
THE EARLY MORNING. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ836-281530-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
405 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ856-281530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
405 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ876-281530-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
405 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

GMZ853-281530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
405 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ873-281530-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
405 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

GMZ850-281530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
405 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ870-281530-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
405 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$




000
FZUS52 KTBW 280805
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
405 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-281530-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
405 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE FROM THE UPPER GREAT LAKES TO THE GULF
OF MEXCIO WILL BUILD IN TODAY...THEN SETTLE IN ACROSS THE GULF AND
SOUTHEAST U.S. COAST SUNDAY WITH A RELAXING GRADIENT. THE HIGH
MOVES OUT OVER THE OPEN ATLANTIC DURING THE FIRST HALF OF THE
WORK WEEK...BUT RIDGE BACK ACROSS FLORIDA TO THE GULF.

$$

GMZ830-281530-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
405 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 15 KNOTS IN
THE EARLY MORNING. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ836-281530-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
405 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ856-281530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
405 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ876-281530-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
405 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

GMZ853-281530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
405 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ873-281530-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
405 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

GMZ850-281530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
405 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ870-281530-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
405 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$





000
FZUS52 KTBW 280805
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
405 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-281530-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
405 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE FROM THE UPPER GREAT LAKES TO THE GULF
OF MEXCIO WILL BUILD IN TODAY...THEN SETTLE IN ACROSS THE GULF AND
SOUTHEAST U.S. COAST SUNDAY WITH A RELAXING GRADIENT. THE HIGH
MOVES OUT OVER THE OPEN ATLANTIC DURING THE FIRST HALF OF THE
WORK WEEK...BUT RIDGE BACK ACROSS FLORIDA TO THE GULF.

$$

GMZ830-281530-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
405 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS BECOMING AROUND 15 KNOTS IN
THE EARLY MORNING. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ836-281530-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
405 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ856-281530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
405 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ876-281530-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
405 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

GMZ853-281530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
405 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ873-281530-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
405 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

GMZ850-281530-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
405 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ870-281530-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
405 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$





000
FZUS52 KTBW 280116 AAA
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
916 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-280930-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
916 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS...RAIN OFF THE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA COAST WILL END FROM
NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST EARLY AS A COLD FRONT MOVES ACROSS THE
REGION. NORTHWEST WIND WILL REACH ADVISORY SPEEDS IN MOST AREAS. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE AREA IN OVER THE WEEKEND WITH WINDS
VEERING AND DIMINISHING INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

GMZ830-280930-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
916 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ836-280930-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
916 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ856-280930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
916 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS ROUGH. RAIN LIKELY LATE IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ876-280930-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
916 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
RAIN LIKELY LATE IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ853-280930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
916 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6
FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN
THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ873-280930-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
916 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ850-280930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
916 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS ROUGH.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ870-280930-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
916 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$




000
FZUS52 KTBW 280116 AAA
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
916 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-280930-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
916 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS...RAIN OFF THE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA COAST WILL END FROM
NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST EARLY AS A COLD FRONT MOVES ACROSS THE
REGION. NORTHWEST WIND WILL REACH ADVISORY SPEEDS IN MOST AREAS. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE AREA IN OVER THE WEEKEND WITH WINDS
VEERING AND DIMINISHING INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

GMZ830-280930-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
916 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ836-280930-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
916 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT SATURDAY...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 10 TO 15
KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ856-280930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
916 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS ROUGH. RAIN LIKELY LATE IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ876-280930-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
916 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
RAIN LIKELY LATE IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ853-280930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
916 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6
FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS ROUGH. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN
THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ873-280930-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
916 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 KNOTS.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ850-280930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
916 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 25 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS ROUGH.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ870-280930-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
916 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.REST OF TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$





000
FZUS52 KTBW 272038
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
438 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-280515-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
438 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL END FROM NORTHWEST TO
SOUTHEAST THROUGH EARLY EVENING. WINDS WILL BE VEERING TO WEST AND
NORTHWEST...REACHING ADVISORY SPEEDS IN SOME NEARSHORE WATERS
LOCATIONS. AFTER THE FRONT EXITS THE WATERS BY THIS EVENING...HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE AREA IN OVER THE WEEKEND WITH WINDS
VEERING AND DIMINISHING INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

GMZ830-280515-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
438 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10
TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ836-280515-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
438 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10
TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ856-280515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
438 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

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

$$

GMZ876-280515-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
438 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 KNOTS BY
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ853-280515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
438 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ873-280515-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
438 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 KNOTS BY
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ850-280515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
438 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

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

$$

GMZ870-280515-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
438 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

MJG





000
FZUS52 KTBW 272038
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
438 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-280515-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
438 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL END FROM NORTHWEST TO
SOUTHEAST THROUGH EARLY EVENING. WINDS WILL BE VEERING TO WEST AND
NORTHWEST...REACHING ADVISORY SPEEDS IN SOME NEARSHORE WATERS
LOCATIONS. AFTER THE FRONT EXITS THE WATERS BY THIS EVENING...HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE AREA IN OVER THE WEEKEND WITH WINDS
VEERING AND DIMINISHING INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

GMZ830-280515-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
438 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10
TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ836-280515-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
438 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 10
TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ856-280515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
438 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

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

$$

GMZ876-280515-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
438 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 KNOTS BY
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ853-280515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
438 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ873-280515-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
438 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 KNOTS BY
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ850-280515-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
438 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

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

$$

GMZ870-280515-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
438 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DECREASING TO 15 KNOTS
BY AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

MJG




000
FZUS52 KTBW 271443
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-272115-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS...AN APPROACHING STRONG COLD FRONT WILL BRING SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS TO THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON AND INTO THIS
EVENING. WINDS WILL BE VEERING TO WEST AND NORTHWEST...REACHING
ADVISORY SPEEDS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. AFTER THE
FRONT EXITS THE WATERS BY THIS EVENING...HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN
OVER THE WEEKEND WITH WINDS VEERING AND DIMINISHING INTO EARLY
NEXT WEEK.

$$

GMZ830-272115-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ836-272115-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ856-272115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ876-272115-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST
AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ853-272115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ873-272115-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST
AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. NUMEROUS SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

GMZ850-272115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

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

$$

GMZ870-272115-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$





000
FZUS52 KTBW 271443
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-272115-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS...AN APPROACHING STRONG COLD FRONT WILL BRING SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS TO THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON AND INTO THIS
EVENING. WINDS WILL BE VEERING TO WEST AND NORTHWEST...REACHING
ADVISORY SPEEDS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. AFTER THE
FRONT EXITS THE WATERS BY THIS EVENING...HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN
OVER THE WEEKEND WITH WINDS VEERING AND DIMINISHING INTO EARLY
NEXT WEEK.

$$

GMZ830-272115-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ836-272115-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ856-272115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ876-272115-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST
AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ853-272115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ873-272115-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST
AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. NUMEROUS SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

GMZ850-272115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

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

$$

GMZ870-272115-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$




000
FZUS52 KTBW 271443
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-272115-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS...AN APPROACHING STRONG COLD FRONT WILL BRING SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS TO THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON AND INTO THIS
EVENING. WINDS WILL BE VEERING TO WEST AND NORTHWEST...REACHING
ADVISORY SPEEDS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. AFTER THE
FRONT EXITS THE WATERS BY THIS EVENING...HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN
OVER THE WEEKEND WITH WINDS VEERING AND DIMINISHING INTO EARLY
NEXT WEEK.

$$

GMZ830-272115-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ836-272115-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ856-272115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ876-272115-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST
AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ853-272115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ873-272115-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST
AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. NUMEROUS SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

GMZ850-272115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

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

$$

GMZ870-272115-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$




000
FZUS52 KTBW 271443
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-272115-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS...AN APPROACHING STRONG COLD FRONT WILL BRING SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS TO THE WATERS THIS AFTERNOON AND INTO THIS
EVENING. WINDS WILL BE VEERING TO WEST AND NORTHWEST...REACHING
ADVISORY SPEEDS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. AFTER THE
FRONT EXITS THE WATERS BY THIS EVENING...HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN
OVER THE WEEKEND WITH WINDS VEERING AND DIMINISHING INTO EARLY
NEXT WEEK.

$$

GMZ830-272115-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ836-272115-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ856-272115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO
AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY. SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE
CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ876-272115-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST
AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ853-272115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ873-272115-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST
AROUND 20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. NUMEROUS SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

GMZ850-272115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

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

$$

GMZ870-272115-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1043 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$





000
FZUS52 KTBW 270814
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
414 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-271615-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
414 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS...AN APPROACHING STRONG COLD FRONT WILL BRING SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS FROM EARLY THIS MORNING THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.
WINDS WILL BE VEERING TO WEST AND NORTHWEST...REACHING ADVISORY
SPEEDS BY AFTERNOON. AFTER THE FRONT EXITS THE WATERS BY THIS
EVENING...HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN OVER THE WEEKEND WITH WINDS
VEERING AND DIMINISHING INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

GMZ830-271615-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
414 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

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

$$

GMZ836-271615-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
414 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ856-271615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
414 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

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

$$

GMZ876-271615-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
414 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

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

$$

GMZ853-271615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
414 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

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

$$

GMZ873-271615-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
414 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

GMZ850-271615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
414 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

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

$$

GMZ870-271615-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
414 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$





000
FZUS52 KTBW 270814
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
414 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-271615-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
414 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS...AN APPROACHING STRONG COLD FRONT WILL BRING SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS FROM EARLY THIS MORNING THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.
WINDS WILL BE VEERING TO WEST AND NORTHWEST...REACHING ADVISORY
SPEEDS BY AFTERNOON. AFTER THE FRONT EXITS THE WATERS BY THIS
EVENING...HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN OVER THE WEEKEND WITH WINDS
VEERING AND DIMINISHING INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

GMZ830-271615-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
414 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

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

$$

GMZ836-271615-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
414 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ856-271615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
414 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

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

$$

GMZ876-271615-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
414 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

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

$$

GMZ853-271615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
414 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

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

$$

GMZ873-271615-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
414 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

GMZ850-271615-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
414 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

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

$$

GMZ870-271615-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
414 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR
LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$




000
FZUS52 KTBW 270204
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
1004 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-270930-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
1004 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS...AN APPROACHING STRONG COLD FRONT WILL BRING SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING. WINDS WILL BE VEERING TO
NORTHWEST AT CAUTION TO ADVISORY SPEED...AND SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY WINDS. AFTER THE FRONT CLEARS...HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS IN OVER THE WEEKEND WITH WINDS VEERING AND
DIMINISHING INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

GMZ830-270930-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
1004 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

$$

GMZ836-270930-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
1004 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN WIDESPREAD
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ853-856-270930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
1004 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

$$

GMZ873-876-270930-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1004 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

GMZ850-270930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
1004 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ870-270930-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1004 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. THUNDERSTORMS LATE
IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$




000
FZUS52 KTBW 270204
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
1004 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-270930-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
1004 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS...AN APPROACHING STRONG COLD FRONT WILL BRING SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING. WINDS WILL BE VEERING TO
NORTHWEST AT CAUTION TO ADVISORY SPEED...AND SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY WINDS. AFTER THE FRONT CLEARS...HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS IN OVER THE WEEKEND WITH WINDS VEERING AND
DIMINISHING INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

GMZ830-270930-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
1004 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

$$

GMZ836-270930-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
1004 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN WIDESPREAD
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ853-856-270930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
1004 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

$$

GMZ873-876-270930-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1004 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

GMZ850-270930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
1004 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ870-270930-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1004 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. THUNDERSTORMS LATE
IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$





000
FZUS52 KTBW 270204
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
1004 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-270930-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
1004 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS...AN APPROACHING STRONG COLD FRONT WILL BRING SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING. WINDS WILL BE VEERING TO
NORTHWEST AT CAUTION TO ADVISORY SPEED...AND SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY WINDS. AFTER THE FRONT CLEARS...HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS IN OVER THE WEEKEND WITH WINDS VEERING AND
DIMINISHING INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

GMZ830-270930-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
1004 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

$$

GMZ836-270930-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
1004 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN WIDESPREAD
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ853-856-270930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
1004 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

$$

GMZ873-876-270930-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1004 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

GMZ850-270930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
1004 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ870-270930-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1004 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. THUNDERSTORMS LATE
IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$





000
FZUS52 KTBW 270204
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
1004 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-270930-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
1004 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS...AN APPROACHING STRONG COLD FRONT WILL BRING SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING. WINDS WILL BE VEERING TO
NORTHWEST AT CAUTION TO ADVISORY SPEED...AND SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS AND GUSTY WINDS. AFTER THE FRONT CLEARS...HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS IN OVER THE WEEKEND WITH WINDS VEERING AND
DIMINISHING INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

$$

GMZ830-270930-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
1004 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

$$

GMZ836-270930-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
1004 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN WIDESPREAD
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ853-856-270930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
1004 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

$$

GMZ873-876-270930-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1004 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

GMZ850-270930-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
1004 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ870-270930-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1004 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. THUNDERSTORMS LATE
IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$




000
FZUS52 KTBW 262018
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
418 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-270430-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
418 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS...GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL DECREASE SOME OVERNIGHT
BEFORE A STRONG COLD FRONT AFFECTS THE WATERS. THE FRONT SWEEPS
THE COASTAL WATERS FRIDAY WITH WINDS VEERING TO NORTHWEST AT
CAUTION TO ADVISORY SPEED...AND SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS IN OVER THE WEEKEND WITH WINDS VEERING AND
DIMINISHING INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK

$$

GMZ830-270430-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
418 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ836-270430-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
418 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. WIDESPREAD
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ853-856-270430-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
418 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ873-876-270430-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
418 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

GMZ850-270430-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
418 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ870-270430-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
418 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. WIDESPREAD
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$




000
FZUS52 KTBW 262018
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
418 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-270430-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
418 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS...GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL DECREASE SOME OVERNIGHT
BEFORE A STRONG COLD FRONT AFFECTS THE WATERS. THE FRONT SWEEPS
THE COASTAL WATERS FRIDAY WITH WINDS VEERING TO NORTHWEST AT
CAUTION TO ADVISORY SPEED...AND SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS IN OVER THE WEEKEND WITH WINDS VEERING AND
DIMINISHING INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK

$$

GMZ830-270430-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
418 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ836-270430-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
418 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. WIDESPREAD
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ853-856-270430-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
418 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ873-876-270430-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
418 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

GMZ850-270430-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
418 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ870-270430-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
418 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. WIDESPREAD
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$





000
FZUS52 KTBW 262018
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
418 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-270430-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
418 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS...GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL DECREASE SOME OVERNIGHT
BEFORE A STRONG COLD FRONT AFFECTS THE WATERS. THE FRONT SWEEPS
THE COASTAL WATERS FRIDAY WITH WINDS VEERING TO NORTHWEST AT
CAUTION TO ADVISORY SPEED...AND SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS IN OVER THE WEEKEND WITH WINDS VEERING AND
DIMINISHING INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK

$$

GMZ830-270430-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
418 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS SMOOTH.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ836-270430-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
418 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP. ISOLATED SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. WIDESPREAD
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.

$$

GMZ853-856-270430-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
418 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ873-876-270430-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
418 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. ISOLATED
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.MONDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$

GMZ850-270430-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
418 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY
AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP. WIDESPREAD SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING EAST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.TUESDAY...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.

$$

GMZ870-270430-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
418 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. WIDESPREAD
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$




000
FZUS52 KTBW 261418
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
1018 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-262130-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
1018 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS...WINDS WILL SHIFT TO SOUTHERLY THEN SOUTHWESTERLY LATE
TODAY AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT. THE FRONT WILL MOVE
THROUGH THE WATERS FRIDAY WITH WINDS VEERING TO NORTHWEST THEN
NORTHERLY AND STRENGTHENING TO NEAR SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CRITERIA
BY EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE
THROUGH THE WATERS LATE TODAY AND FRIDAY.


$$

GMZ830-262130-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
1018 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

$$

GMZ836-262130-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
1018 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

$$

GMZ853-856-262130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
1018 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

$$

GMZ873-876-262130-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1018 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ850-262130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
1018 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ870-262130-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1018 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$





000
FZUS52 KTBW 261418
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
1018 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-262130-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
1018 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS...WINDS WILL SHIFT TO SOUTHERLY THEN SOUTHWESTERLY LATE
TODAY AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT. THE FRONT WILL MOVE
THROUGH THE WATERS FRIDAY WITH WINDS VEERING TO NORTHWEST THEN
NORTHERLY AND STRENGTHENING TO NEAR SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CRITERIA
BY EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE
THROUGH THE WATERS LATE TODAY AND FRIDAY.


$$

GMZ830-262130-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
1018 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

$$

GMZ836-262130-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
1018 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

$$

GMZ853-856-262130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
1018 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

$$

GMZ873-876-262130-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1018 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ850-262130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
1018 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ870-262130-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1018 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$




000
FZUS52 KTBW 261418
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
1018 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-262130-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
1018 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS...WINDS WILL SHIFT TO SOUTHERLY THEN SOUTHWESTERLY LATE
TODAY AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT. THE FRONT WILL MOVE
THROUGH THE WATERS FRIDAY WITH WINDS VEERING TO NORTHWEST THEN
NORTHERLY AND STRENGTHENING TO NEAR SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CRITERIA
BY EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE
THROUGH THE WATERS LATE TODAY AND FRIDAY.


$$

GMZ830-262130-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
1018 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

$$

GMZ836-262130-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
1018 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

$$

GMZ853-856-262130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
1018 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

$$

GMZ873-876-262130-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1018 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ850-262130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
1018 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ870-262130-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1018 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$




000
FZUS52 KTBW 261418
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
1018 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-262130-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
1018 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS...WINDS WILL SHIFT TO SOUTHERLY THEN SOUTHWESTERLY LATE
TODAY AHEAD OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT. THE FRONT WILL MOVE
THROUGH THE WATERS FRIDAY WITH WINDS VEERING TO NORTHWEST THEN
NORTHERLY AND STRENGTHENING TO NEAR SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CRITERIA
BY EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE
THROUGH THE WATERS LATE TODAY AND FRIDAY.


$$

GMZ830-262130-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
1018 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

$$

GMZ836-262130-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
1018 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

$$

GMZ853-856-262130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
1018 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

$$

GMZ873-876-262130-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1018 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH
5 TO 10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ850-262130-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
1018 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
SOUTH IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT
CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ870-262130-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
1018 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.THIS AFTERNOON...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$





000
FZUS52 KTBW 260804
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
404 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-261630-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
404 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT APPROACHES TODAY...WITH WINDS SHIFTING
TO SOUTHERLY THEN SOUTHWESTERLY. THE FRONT SWEEPS THE WATERS
FRIDAY WITH WINDS VEERING TO NORTHWEST THEN NORTHERLY AND
STRENGTHENING TO NEAR SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CRITERIA BY EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING. SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRECEDE AND
ACCOMPANY THE FRONT THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

$$

GMZ830-261630-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
404 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

$$

GMZ836-261630-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
404 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

$$

GMZ853-856-261630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
404 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

$$

GMZ873-876-261630-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
404 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ850-261630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
404 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. 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.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ870-261630-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
404 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$




000
FZUS52 KTBW 260804
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
404 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-261630-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
404 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT APPROACHES TODAY...WITH WINDS SHIFTING
TO SOUTHERLY THEN SOUTHWESTERLY. THE FRONT SWEEPS THE WATERS
FRIDAY WITH WINDS VEERING TO NORTHWEST THEN NORTHERLY AND
STRENGTHENING TO NEAR SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CRITERIA BY EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING. SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRECEDE AND
ACCOMPANY THE FRONT THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

$$

GMZ830-261630-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
404 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

$$

GMZ836-261630-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
404 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

$$

GMZ853-856-261630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
404 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

$$

GMZ873-876-261630-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
404 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ850-261630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
404 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. 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.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ870-261630-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
404 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$





000
FZUS52 KTBW 260804
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
404 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-261630-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
404 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT APPROACHES TODAY...WITH WINDS SHIFTING
TO SOUTHERLY THEN SOUTHWESTERLY. THE FRONT SWEEPS THE WATERS
FRIDAY WITH WINDS VEERING TO NORTHWEST THEN NORTHERLY AND
STRENGTHENING TO NEAR SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CRITERIA BY EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING. SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRECEDE AND
ACCOMPANY THE FRONT THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

$$

GMZ830-261630-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
404 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

$$

GMZ836-261630-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
404 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

$$

GMZ853-856-261630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
404 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

$$

GMZ873-876-261630-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
404 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ850-261630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
404 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. 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.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ870-261630-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
404 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$





000
FZUS52 KTBW 260804
CWFTBW

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR FLORIDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL
404 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

GULF COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO THE MOUTH OF THE
SUWANNEE RIVER OUT TO 60 NM.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST
FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR
SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE
WEATHER INFORMATION.

THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH
IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES.
THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.
THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.

GMZ800-261630-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
404 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT APPROACHES TODAY...WITH WINDS SHIFTING
TO SOUTHERLY THEN SOUTHWESTERLY. THE FRONT SWEEPS THE WATERS
FRIDAY WITH WINDS VEERING TO NORTHWEST THEN NORTHERLY AND
STRENGTHENING TO NEAR SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY CRITERIA BY EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING. SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRECEDE AND
ACCOMPANY THE FRONT THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

$$

GMZ830-261630-
TAMPA BAY WATERS-
404 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

$$

GMZ836-261630-
CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND PINE ISLAND SOUND-
404 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

$$

GMZ853-856-261630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 NM-
404 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

$$

GMZ873-876-261630-
WATERS FROM ENGLEWOOD TO TARPON SPRINGS FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO ENGLEWOOD FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
404 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
10 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET.
.SUNDAY...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET.
.MONDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
5 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET.

$$

GMZ850-261630-
COASTAL WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 NM-
404 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. 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.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND
INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS
CHOPPY. SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
BAY AND INLAND WATERS CHOPPY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS CHOPPY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND
WATERS A MODERATE CHOP.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A LIGHT CHOP.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 FOOT. BAY AND INLAND WATERS SMOOTH.
.MONDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. BAY AND INLAND WATERS A
MODERATE CHOP.

$$

GMZ870-261630-
WATERS FROM TARPON SPRINGS TO SUWANNEE RIVER FL OUT 20 TO 60 NM-
404 AM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

.TODAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING WEST AROUND
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FEET. SHOWERS LIKELY AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS AROUND 20 KNOTS THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST
10 TO 15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS THEN BECOMING
NORTHEAST AROUND 5 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FEET.
.SUNDAY...EAST WINDS AROUND 10 KNOTS THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND
10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS INCREASING TO AROUND 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FEET OR LESS.

$$




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