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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. 


GMZ853-161700-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
339 AM EDT Sat Oct 16 2021

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT...

.TODAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming north late in the
morning, then becoming northwest around 10 knots in the afternoon.
Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop. 
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming north 10 to
15 knots after midnight, then increasing to 15 to 20 knots toward 
morning. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland waters choppy. A chance of 
showers late in the evening. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the 
late evening and early morning. 
.SUNDAY...North winds around 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots
in the late morning and afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland
waters choppy. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. 
.MONDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. 
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. 
.TUESDAY...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a moderate chop. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. 
.WEDNESDAY...East winds around 15 knots then becoming northeast 5 to
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. 

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