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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
320 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

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. 


GMZ800-201730-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS FROM BONITA BEACH TO SUWANNEE RIVER-
320 AM EST Sat Jan 20 2018

.SYNOPSIS...
High pressure to our north continues a prevailing E/NE wind through 
the weekend with no headlines expected. A front will approach the 
region on Tuesday. Ahead of the front, winds will veer to the 
southeast and moisture will increase. With cold water, sea fog may be
possible... Behind the front, northeast winds may increase to 
cautionary/advisory levels later in the work week as the pressure 
gradient tightens.



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