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FZNT25 KNHC 170913
OFFN04

NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
513 AM EDT Thu Aug 17 2017

...Please refer to Coastal Waters Forecasts (CWF) available
through NOAA Weather Radio and other means for detailed
Coastal Waters Forecasts...

Southeast Gulf of Mexico

.SYNOPSIS...A weak Atlc ridge extending westward along 27N and
into the central Gulf will persist through Fri. Moderate to
locally fresh southerly flow across the W half of basin will
continue through Wed night, then begin to diminish late through
Sat as the ridge slowly lifts northward.

.TODAY...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Scattered
showers.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Within 200 nm east of the coast of Florida

.SYNOPSIS...The northern portion of tropical wave in the Mona
Passage will move W to the Windward Passage by early Fri, then W
of the region through Sat, accompanied by fresh to locally
strong winds and seas to 8 ft S of 22N. Low pressure in the
tropical Atlc will pass N of the Leeward Islands late Sat,
possibly as a tropical cyclone, and reach the southern Bahamas
by early Mon bringing strong winds and building seas to the
waters S of 25N. A ridge along 28N will move N of the area early
next week.

.TODAY...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and S 5 to 10 kt N
of 27N. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and SE to S 5 to
10 kt N of 27N. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and SE to S 5 to 10 kt
N of 27N. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and SE to S
10 to 15 kt N of 27N. Seas 2 ft or less, building to 3 ft in the
late evening and overnight.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.


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