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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
918 AM EST Wed Feb 19 2020

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. 


GMZ870-192130-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
918 AM EST Wed Feb 19 2020

.THIS AFTERNOON...East winds around 5 knots then becoming north in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. A chance of showers in the 
morning. Patchy sea fog. 
.TONIGHT...North winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast around
5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. 
.THURSDAY...East winds around 5 knots then becoming north around
10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds around 20 knots then becoming
northeast 20 to 25 knots after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A chance
of showers. 
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to around
20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 feet. 
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots diminishing to around
20 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 feet. 
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.
.SUNDAY...East winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. 

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