Marine Forecast GMZ800

FZUS52 KTBW 170759

Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Ruskin FL
359 AM EDT Wed Aug 17 2022

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.

Synopsis for the coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Suwannee River
359 AM EDT Wed Aug 17 2022


Onshore winds are expected across coastal waters areawide through
the remainder of the work week, with the best chances for rain
confined mostly to the morning hours each day. While winds are not
expected to reach 15 knots, the highest winds are expected during
the afternoons, making waters a little more choppy. However, no
headlines are expected for the forecast.

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