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Latest Marine Weather Warning by KTBW
Issued 2/5/2016 2:59 PM America/New_York.
Valid through 2/6/2016 4:00 AM America/New_York.
whus72 ktbw 060242
coastal waters from englewood to tarpon springs fl out 20 nm-
coastal waters from bonita beach to englewood fl out 20 nm-
waters from englewood to tarpon springs fl out 20 to 60 nm-
waters from bonita beach to englewood fl out 20 to 60 nm-
942 pm est fri feb 5 2016
...small craft advisory for hazardous seas remains in effect
until 4 am est saturday...
* winds...north winds 15 to 20 knots.
* waves/seas...5 to 7 feet subsiding to 3 to 5 feet near shore and
4 to 6 feet offshore overnight.
a small craft advisory means that wind speeds of 20 to 33 knots...
and/or seas 7 feet or higher...are expected to produce hazardous
conditions for small craft. inexperienced boaters...especially
those operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
a small craft advisory for hazardous seas means that waves are
expected to be hazardous to small craft. mariners should avoid
shoaling areas. long period swell can sharpen into large breaking
waves in shoaling areas. it is not unusual for waves to break
much farther from shoaling areas than is normally experienced.
remember...breaking waves can easily capsize even larger vessels.