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FZNT25 KNHC 170311
OFFN04

NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1011 PM EST Sat Dec 16 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 warm front extends from 28N87W to 1013 mb low pres
located near 28N96W. A frontal trough stretches from the low
center to near 18N94W. The low will move inland tonight with the
frontal trough extending from 30N92W to 25N97W by early Sun
morning, then it will lift northward into Texas by Sun night.
High pres will settle in over the area Sunday night through
Monday night, then move eastward Tuesday night through Wednesday
as a weak cold front moves across the northern waters.

.TONIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

Within 200 nm east of the coast of Florida

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front extends from 31N59W to inland central
Florida just S of Lake Okeechobee. A secondary front is within
about 90 nm behind the main front. These fronts will merge
tonight   with the merged front quickly moving across the
northern and  central waters through through early on Sunday.
High pres will  build eastward across the area in the wake of
the front. Winds  will become fresh between the Bahamas and
Cuba, including the  Straits of Florida, tonight through early
Tuesday. These winds  will be confined to over the waters
between the SE Bahamas and  northern Hispaniola through
Wednesday including the Windward  Passage.

.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt S of 27N, and NE 10 to 15 kt
N of 27N. Seas 2 ft or less, building to 3 ft late.
.SUN...E winds 15 to 20 kt S of 27N, and E to SE 10 to 15 kt N of
27N. Seas 3 ft in the morning, subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt S of 27N, and E 5 to 10 kt
N of 27N. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON...E winds 15 to 20 kt S of 27N, and E to SE 10 to 15 kt N of
27N. Seas 3 ft in the morning, subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N, and
3 to 4 ft N of 27N.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N, and
3 to 4 ft N of 27N.
.THU...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N, and
3 ft N of 27N.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N, and
3 to 4 ft N of 27N.



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