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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
1027 AM EDT Mon May 20 2019

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. 


GMZ850-202130-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
1027 AM EDT Mon May 20 2019

.THIS AFTERNOON...Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming west
early in the afternoon, then becoming northwest around 10 knots late
in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. 
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds around 10 knots then gradually becoming
southeast around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay 
and inland waters a light chop.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming south late
in the morning, then becoming west early in the afternoon increasing
to around 10 knots late 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 around 5 knots late in the evening, then becoming southeast
after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light 
chop. 
.WEDNESDAY...Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming northwest
early in the afternoon, then increasing to around 10 knots late in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming east
around 15 knots in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop. 
.THURSDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to 20 
knots in the late evening, then diminishing to 10 to 15 knots toward
morning. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters choppy.
.FRIDAY...East winds around 15 knots then becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots in the late morning and early afternoon, then becoming 
north around 10 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and 
inland waters a moderate chop. 

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