Marine Forecast GMZ853

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FZUS52 KTBW 170019
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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
719 PM EST Sun Jan 16 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.


GMZ853-171030
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM
719 PM EST Sun Jan 16 2022

SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON

REST OF TONIGHT

West winds around 30 knots then becoming
northwest 20 to 25 knots after midnight. Seas 11 to 13 feet with
occasional seas to 17 feet. Bay and inland waters very rough.

MONDAY

Northwest winds around 20 knots diminishing to 10 to
15 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 7 to 9 feet with occasional
seas to 11 feet. Bay and inland waters choppy.

MONDAY NIGHT

Northwest winds around 15 knots then becoming north
around 10 knots toward morning. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional
seas to 8 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.

TUESDAY

Northeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet with
occasional seas to 5 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.

TUESDAY NIGHT

Northeast winds around 10 knots then becoming east
after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.

WEDNESDAY

East winds around 10 knots then becoming southwest
around 5 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT

West winds around 5 knots then becoming southeast
around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters smooth.

THURSDAY

Southeast winds around 5 knots then becoming southwest
in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters smooth.

THURSDAY NIGHT

West winds around 5 knots then becoming northeast
around 10 knots toward morning. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.

FRIDAY

Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming north around
10 knots late in the morning, then becoming northwest around
15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a
moderate chop. A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.




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