Coastal Waters Forecast for Florida
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Area - Ruskin FL
Weak high pressure will build over the waters the remainder of the week with relatively light winds and seas. Main hazard will be isolated to scattered thunderstorms which will be capable of producing locally gusty winds and rough seas.
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.