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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. 


GMZ876-161700-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
339 AM EDT Sat Oct 16 2021

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

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