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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. 


GMZ873-161700-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
339 AM EDT Sat Oct 16 2021

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION TONIGHT...

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

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