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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
533 AM EDT TUE AUG 30 2016

...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...TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE CENTERED NEAR 23.8N 86.6W
1003 MB AT 0900 UTC AUG 30 MOVING W OR 275 DEG AT 6 KT. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT GUSTS 40 KT. THE DEPRESSION IS EXPECTED TO
INTENSIFY TO A TROPICAL STORM LATER TODAY NEAR 24.2N 87.3W. THE
CYCLONE WILL BE LOCATED NEAR 24.9N 87.6W EARLY WED...NEAR 26.2N
86.9W WED EVENING...THEN BEGIN TO TURN N AND NE AND INTENSIFY TO
55 KT GUSTS 65 KT NEAR 27.7N 85.5W EARLY THU. NUMEROUS SQUALLS
AND SCATTERED TSTMS WILL SPREAD FROM THE SE GULF N AND NW INTO
THE E GULF THROUGH THU. THE STORM IS EXPECTED TO ACCELERATE NE
AND MOVE ACROSS NORTHERN FLORIDA THU NIGHT.

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SE TO S WINDS 30
TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. S WINDS 35 TO 40 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. S WINDS 45 TO
50 KT. SEAS 4 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. S TO SW WINDS 45 TO
50 KT. SEAS 4 TO 11 FT.
.THU NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.FRI...SW TO W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE IN THE SE GULF OF MEXICO IS
FORECAST TO INTENSIFY TO A TROPICAL STORM LATER TODAY...MOVE N
IN THE EAST-CENTRAL GULF THEN ACCELERATE NE ACROSS NORTHERN
FLORIDA THU NIGHT AND FRI. A TIGHT PRES GRADIENT WILL SET UP
OVER THE NW WATERS EAST OF NE FLORIDA THU THROUGH FRI WITH
STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS DEVELOPING ACROSS THOSE WATERS WITH
COMBINED SEAS BUILDING TO 10-11 FT ON THE PERIPHERY OF THE
TROPICAL CYCLONE.

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 27N...AND
4 TO 7 FT N OF 27N. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND SE TO S 20 TO
25 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 27N...AND 3 TO
7 FT N OF 27N. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND S TO SW 20 TO
25 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.THU...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SE TO S WINDS 15 TO
20 KT S OF 27N...AND S 20 TO 25 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.FRI...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND SW TO W
25 TO 30 KT N OF 27N. S OF 27N...SEAS 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT
OR LESS. N OF 27N...SEAS 3 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...S OF 27N...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N OF 27N...SW TO W
WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 TO 8 FT N OF 27N.



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