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CWFTBW

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. 


GMZ856-161700-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
339 AM EDT Sat Oct 16 2021

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

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