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Cedar Key, FL Coastal Forecast

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Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Ruskin FL
226 PM EST Sun Mar 3 2024

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.

GMZ800-040815-
Synopsis for the coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Suwannee River-
226 PM EST Sun Mar 3 2024

.SYNOPSIS...
A stationary frontal boundary remains in place to the north of the
area providing mostly light east to southeast winds but winds
switch onshore with the sea breeze during the afternoon hours. A
few scattered showers and isolated storms are also possible at
times with locally elevate winds and seas in the vicinity of any
precipitation activity. Winds become southerly by Tuesday and
eventually southwesterly into mid week ahead of a cold front with
winds and seas slightly increasing. Higher rain chances are also
expected mid week as the frontal boundary moves through with
scattered showers and thunderstorms possible.

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GMZ830-040815-
Tampa Bay waters-
226 PM EST Sun Mar 3 2024

.TONIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming east late this
evening and overnight. Bay and inland waters light chop. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms until early morning.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
light chop. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
light chop.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming south in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters light chop. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
light chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers
in the evening, then showers likely after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots with gusts up to
20 knots. Bay and inland waters light chop. A slight chance of
thunderstorms. Showers likely, mainly in the morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters light chop.
.THURSDAY...North winds around 5 knots, becoming west in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots, becoming east
after midnight. Bay and inland waters light chop.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming south in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters light chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

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GMZ836-040815-
Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound-
226 PM EST Sun Mar 3 2024

.TONIGHT...West winds around 5 knots, becoming east around
5 knots late this evening and overnight. Bay and inland waters
smooth. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms until early
morning.
.MONDAY...East winds around 5 knots, becoming west in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters light chop. A slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots, becoming east
after midnight. Bay and inland waters smooth.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming south in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland waters
light chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms. A slight chance of
showers in the evening, then a chance of showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters light chop. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay and inland
waters light chop.
.THURSDAY...Northwest winds around 5 knots, becoming southwest in
the afternoon. Bay and inland waters light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots, becoming east
after midnight. Bay and inland waters light chop.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming south in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters light chop.

Winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms.

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GMZ856-040815-
Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM-
226 PM EST Sun Mar 3 2024

.TONIGHT...West winds around 5 knots, becoming east around
5 knots late this evening and overnight. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay
and inland waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms late this evening and overnight.
.MONDAY...East winds around 5 knots, becoming northwest in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay and inland waters smooth. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...North winds around 5 knots, becoming east after
midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay and inland waters light chop.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming south in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay and inland waters light chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Bay and inland waters light chop. A slight chance of
thunderstorms. A slight chance of showers in the evening, then a
chance of showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less, then around 2 feet in the
afternoon. Bay and inland waters light chop. A chance of showers
with a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around
2 feet. Bay and inland waters light chop.
.THURSDAY...North winds around 5 knots, becoming southwest in the
afternoon. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds around 5 knots, becoming east
after midnight. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters light
chop.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters light chop.

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.

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GMZ876-040815-
Waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 to 60 NM-
226 PM EST Sun Mar 3 2024

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less, then around 2 feet after midnight. A slight chance of
thunderstorms. A slight chance of showers in the evening, then a
chance of showers after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...South winds around 10 knots, becoming southwest in
the afternoon. Seas around 2 feet. A chance of showers with a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming southeast in
the afternoon. Seas around 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.

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GMZ853-040815-
Coastal waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 NM-
226 PM EST Sun Mar 3 2024

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots, becoming east after
midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay and inland waters smooth. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late this evening and
overnight.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming north in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay and inland waters light chop.
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or
less. Bay and inland waters light chop.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds around 10 knots, becoming south in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay and inland waters light chop.
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Bay and inland waters light chop. A slight chance of
thunderstorms. A chance of showers in the evening, then showers
likely after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds around 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters light chop. A chance of showers with a
slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters light chop.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots, becoming southwest in
the afternoon. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters light
chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming east
after midnight. Seas around 2 feet. Bay and inland waters light
chop.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters a moderate chop.

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.

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GMZ873-040815-
Waters from Englewood to Tarpon Springs FL out 20 to 60 NM-
226 PM EST Sun Mar 3 2024

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late this evening and
overnight.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less,
then around 2 feet after midnight. Showers likely with a slight
chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. A
chance of showers with a slight chance of thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots, becoming southeast in
the afternoon. Seas around 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.

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GMZ850-040815-
Coastal waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 NM-
226 PM EST Sun Mar 3 2024

.TONIGHT...East winds around 5 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay
and inland waters smooth. A chance of showers with a slight
chance of thunderstorms early this evening. Patchy fog late.
.MONDAY...Northeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay
and inland waters light chop. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 5 knots, becoming east
after midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay and inland waters light
chop.
.TUESDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots, becoming south in the
afternoon. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay and inland waters light chop.
A slight chance of thunderstorms. A slight chance of showers in
the morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
Bay and inland waters light chop. Showers with a slight chance of
thunderstorms.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters light chop. A slight chance of thunderstorms. A
chance of showers, mainly in the morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.
Bay and inland waters light chop.
.THURSDAY...North winds around 5 knots, becoming west in the
afternoon. Seas 1 to 2 feet in the morning, then 1 foot or less.
Bay and inland waters light chop.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...West winds around 5 knots, becoming east after
midnight. Seas 1 foot or less. Bay and inland waters light chop.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet. Bay
and inland waters light chop.

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.

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GMZ870-040815-
Waters from Tarpon Springs to Suwannee River FL out 20 to 60 NM-
226 PM EST Sun Mar 3 2024

.TONIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. A
slight chance of showers and thunderstorms late this evening and
overnight. Patchy fog late.
.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. A slight
chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning.
.MONDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less.
.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less. A
slight chance of thunderstorms. A slight chance of showers in the
morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 foot or less,
then around 2 feet after midnight. A slight chance of
thunderstorms. Showers.
.WEDNESDAY...Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet. A
slight chance of thunderstorms. A chance of showers, mainly in
the morning.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...West winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas around 2 feet.
.THURSDAY...North winds around 5 knots, becoming south in the
afternoon. Seas around 2 feet.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Southwest winds around 5 knots, becoming east
after midnight. Seas around 2 feet.
.FRIDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas around 2 feet.

Winds and seas higher in and near thunderstorms.

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