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FZNT25 KNHC 160229
OFFN04

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1029 PM EDT MON SEP 15 2014

...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 TROUGH IN THE WESTERN GULF EXTENDING FROM 28N96W
TO 21N95W WILL MOVE WESTWARD AND INLAND BY TUE. A WEAK COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE SLOWLY ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND NE GULF TUE
THROUGH THU... DISSIPATING BY FRI. A RIDGE IS FORECAST TO
DOMINATE THE ENTIRE GULF REGION FRI AND SAT.

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...WEAK RIDGE WILL DOMINATE THE AREA THROUGH TUE THEN
THE RIDGE WILL BUILD BACK ON WED AS HURRICANE EDOUARD MOVE AWAY
FROM THE FORECAST REGION. SWELLS GENERATED BY EDOUARD WILL
PROPAGATE ACROSS THE AREA FROM E TO W THROUGH WED. A WEAK COLD
FRONT WILL STALL OVER THE NW WATERS ON WED WITH LOW PRESSURE
DEVELOPING ALONG THE FRONT BY WED NIGHT. THE LOW AND FRONT WILL
DRIFT SE ACROSS THE N WATERS ON THU THROUGH FRI.

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND S LESS THAN 5 KT
N OF 27N. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...S OF 27N...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. N OF 27N...W WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S OF 27N...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. N OF 27N...W WINDS
LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...S OF 27N...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT... DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. N OF 27N...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.


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