Marine Forecast GMZ856

Expires:202205161615;;079496
FZUS52 KTBW 160746
CWFTBW

Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
346 AM EDT Mon May 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.


GMZ856-161615
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM
346 AM EDT Mon May 16 2022

TODAY

West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.

TONIGHT

West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.

TUESDAY

West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and
inland waters a light chop.

TUESDAY NIGHT

West winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less.
Bay and inland waters a light chop.

WEDNESDAY

Northwest winds around 10 knots then becoming west in
the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light
chop.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT

West winds around 10 knots then becoming south
around 5 knots after midnight. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland
waters a light chop.

THURSDAY

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

THURSDAY NIGHT

South winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms. A
chance of showers after midnight.

FRIDAY

South winds around 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and
inland waters a moderate chop. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then showers likely and a
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.




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