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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1121 PM 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 COLD FRONT FROM NEAR JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA TO
OFFSHORE AND SE OF BROWNSVILLE TEXAS WILL STALL ACROSS THE
CENTRAL GULF FRI THROUGH SAT...GRADUALLY DISSIPATING SUN. A
BROAD PRESSURE PATTERN WILL EXTEND ACROSS THE BASIN EARLY NEXT
WEEK.

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. 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...NE TO 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.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT
OR LESS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...HURRICANE MATTHEW NEAR 14.1N 68.8W 983 MB AT 11 PM
EDT MOVING W AT 12 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS
85 KT. MATTHEW IS FORECAST TO APPROACH THE SOUTHERN WATERS EARLY
NEXT WEEK. HOWEVER...WINDS AND SEAS ARE INCREASING ACROSS THE SE
WATERS WELL BEFORE THAT DUE TO A TIGHT PRES GRADIENT N OF
MATTHEW. OTHERWISE...HIGH PRES RIDGING WILL PREVAIL N OF 22N
TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E FROM N FLORIDA FRI...THEN
STALL JUST OFFSHORE AND WEAKEN THROUGH SAT.

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND S 15 TO 20 KT N
OF 27N. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND
3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. S OF 27N...SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 0 TO 3 FT LATE. N OF 27N...SEAS 3 TO 6 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 0 TO 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 3 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 0 TO 3 FT S OF 27N...AND
3 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 0 TO 3 FT S OF 27N...AND
3 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 0 TO 3 FT S OF 27N...AND
3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N.
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 0 TO 3 FT S OF 27N...AND
3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N.
.MON NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.TUE...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.



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