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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
538 AM EDT THU SEP 29 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...A WEAKENING COLD FRONT OVER THE NORTHERN GULF WILL
DRIFT SE TODAY WHILE A REINFORCING COLD FRONT ENTERS THE NW GULF
THIS AFTERNOON...MERGING WITH THE WEAK FRONT TONIGHT. THE FRONT
WILL THEN REACH THE CENTRAL WATERS FRIDAY BEFORE STALLING OUT
OVER THIS AREA SAT...DISSIPATING LATE IN THE WEEKEND OR EARLY
NEXT WEEK.

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N TO NE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...TROPICAL STORM MATTHEW NEAR 14.0N 64.7W 1002 MB AT
5 AM EDT MOVING W AT 14 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 55 KT GUSTS
65 KT. MATTHEW IS FORECAST TO APPROACH THE SOUTHERN WATERS
LATE THIS UPCOMING WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK AS A HURRICANE...
HOWEVER WINDS AND SEAS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE SE WATERS WELL
AHEAD OF THAT DUE TO A TIGHT PRES GRADIENT. OTHERWISE...A TROUGH
NE OF THE BAHAMAS WILL LIFT N OF THE AREA TODAY. HIGH PRES
RIDGING WILL THEN PREVAIL N OF 22N THROUGH THU. A COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE E FROM N FLORIDA FRI...THEN STALL JUST OFFSHORE AND WEAKEN
THROUGH SAT.

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT S OF 27N...AND S TO SW 10 TO
15 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 0 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND S 15 TO 20 KT N OF
27N. SEAS 0 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND E TO SE 10 TO
15 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.



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