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FZNT26 KNHC 201456
OFFN05

NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1050 AM EDT Wed Sep 20 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS...Major Hurricane Maria is centered at 18.4N 66.5W 930
mb at 11 AM EDT moving NW, or 305 degrees at 10 kt. Maximum
sustained winds are 120 kt with gusts to 145 kt. Maria is
forecast to reach near 19.2N 67.6W at 8 PM tonight, strengthen to
125 kt gusts to 150 kt near 20.2N 69.0W at 8 AM Thu, reach near
21.2N 70.1W at 8 PM Thu, weaken to 120 kt gusts to 145 kt near
22.4N 71.0W at 8 AM Fri, weaken to 110 kt gusts to 135 kt near
25.3N 72.4W at 8 AM Sat, then continue to weaken reaching near
28.5N 73.0W at 8 AM Sun and passing N of area to near 31.5N 73.0W
at 8 AM Mon. Elsewhere, moderate to locally fresh trades will
return by Sun evening.

San Juan Atlantic Waters

...HURRICANE WARNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...HURRICANE CONDITIONS. E winds 90 to 100 kt.
Seas 8 to 29 ft. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
VSBY 1 NM or less.
.TONIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS EXPECTED. E to SE winds 85 to
105 kt. Seas 9 to 39 ft. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU...HURRICANE CONDITIONS EXPECTED. SE winds 85 to 105 kt.
Seas 9 to 37 ft. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
VSBY 1 NM or less.
.THU NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. SE winds 50 to
55 kt, diminishing to 35 to 40 kt late. Seas 9 to 23 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SE winds 25 to 30 kt.
Seas 7 to 13 ft. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 25 to 30 kt, becoming SE to S 15 to 20 kt
late. Seas 7 to 11 ft. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.SAT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

San Juan Caribbean Waters

...HURRICANE WARNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS. W winds 85 to
105 kt, becoming SW to W 55 to 60 kt in the afternoon. Seas 10
to 22 ft. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. VSBY 1
NM or less.
.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. SW winds 55 to 60
kt, becoming S to SW 40 to 45 kt late. Seas 8 to 16 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. S to SW winds 30 to
35 kt, becoming S 20 to 25 kt in the afternoon. Seas 6 to 14 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU NIGHT...SE to S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.


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