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FZNT25 KNHC 231521
OFFN04

NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1121 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 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 thermal trough will develop each evening over the
NW Yucatan Peninsula, move WNW across the SW Gulf overnight and
dissipate over the SW Gulf waters by late each morning. Weak
high High pressure will remain over the northern waters through
Wednesday.

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...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 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

Within 200 nm east of the coast of Florida

.SYNOPSIS...Hurricane Maria centered at 25.4N 72.3W at
23/1500 UTC moving NNW or 340 degrees at 7 kt. Maximum sustained
winds  are 100 kt with gusts to 125 kt. Estimated minimum
central  pressure is 952 mb. Maria is forecast to reach near
26.7N 72.6W  this evening, with maximum sustained winds 105 kt
with gusts to  130 kt, then maintain intensity as it reaches
near 28.3N 73.0W  early Sun morning. Maria will begin to weaken
as it reaches near 29.5N 73.3W Sunday evening, with maximum
sustained winds 100 kt  with gusts to 120 kt. Maria will
continue to weaken as it reaches near 30.5N 73.4W early Mon
morning with maximum sustained winds  95 kt with gusts to
115 kt, then lift N of area on Monday. A  trough will extend SW
from the N-central waters to vicinity of  the Central Bahamas in
the wake of Maria.

.THIS AFTERNOON...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt S of 27N, and NE 15 to
20 kt N of 27N. Seas 3 to 4 ft S of 27N, and 8 to 13 ft N of 27N.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt S of 27N, and N to NE 15 to 20 kt
N of 27N. Seas 3 to 4 ft S of 27N, and 8 to 13 ft N of 27N.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt S of 27N, and N 15 to 20 kt N of 27N.
Seas 3 to 4 ft S of 27N, and 8 to 13 ft N of 27N.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt S of 27N, and N 15 to 20 kt
N of 27N. Seas 3 to 4 ft S of 27N, and 8 to 11 ft N of 27N.
.MON...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft S of 27N, and 7 to
10 ft N of 27N.
.MON NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft S of 27N, and
7 to 10 ft N of 27N.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N, and 6 to
8 ft N of 27N.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N,
and 6 to 8 ft N of 27N.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N, and 5 to
7 ft N of 27N.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N, and
5 to 7 ft N of 27N.



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