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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
339 AM EDT Sat Oct 16 2021

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. 


GMZ830-161700-
Tampa Bay waters-
339 AM EDT Sat Oct 16 2021

.TODAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming northwest late in
the morning, then increasing to around 10 knots in the afternoon.
Bay and inland waters a light chop. 
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming north around
15 knots after midnight. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A
slight chance of thunderstorms in the late evening and early
morning. 
.SUNDAY...North winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop. 
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. 
.TUESDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. 
.WEDNESDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Bay and inland waters a
light chop. 

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