Marine Forecast GMZ850

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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL 541 PM EDT Thu Apr 22 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 updated 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


GMZ850-230915- Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM- 541 PM EDT Thu Apr 22 2021


SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION



REST OF TONIGHT
North winds 10 to 15 knots then becoming northeast 15 to 20 knots in the evening, then then becoming east after midnight
Seas 2 feet
Bay and inland waters a moderate chop

FRIDAY
East winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon
Seas 2 feet
Bay and inland waters a moderate chop

FRIDAY NIGHT
East winds 15 to 20 knots then becoming southeast around 20 knots after midnight
Seas 2 to 3 feet
Bay and inland waters choppy

SATURDAY
South winds around 20 knots then becoming southwest in the afternoon
Seas 2 to 4 feet
Bay and inland waters choppy
A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon

SATURDAY NIGHT
Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots
Seas 2 to 3 feet
Bay and inland waters a moderate chop
A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms

SUNDAY
West winds 15 to 20 knots
Seas 2 to 3 feet
Bay and inland waters a moderate chop

SUNDAY NIGHT
Northwest winds around 10 knots then becoming northeast after midnight
Seas 2 feet
Bay and inland waters a light chop

MONDAY
Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming north in the afternoon
Seas 2 feet
Bay and inland waters a light chop

MONDAY NIGHT
East winds 15 to 20 knots
Seas 2 to 3 feet
Bay and inland waters a moderate chop

TUESDAY
East winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon
Seas 2 to 3 feet
Bay and inland waters a moderate chop




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