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FZNT25 KNHC 281614
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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1133 AM EDT SUN AUG 28 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 WEAK RIDGE N OF THE AREA WILL SUPPORT GENTLE TO
MODERATE E WINDS AND RELATIVELY LOW SEAS THROUGHOUT...EXCEPT FOR
HIGHER SEAS IN THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA. AN AREA OF LOW PRES IN
THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA WILL MOVE INTO THE SE GULF TONIGHT...AND
CONTINUE INTO THE SOUTHEAST GULF ON MON. THE LOW MAY BECOME A
TROPICAL CYCLONE IN THE EASTERN GULF...AND TURN N NE TOWARDS THE
E GULF TUE THROUGH THU.

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...EXCEPT 3
TO 5 FT STRAITS OF FLORIDA. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR
SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT E TO SE 15 TO 20 KT
STRAITS OF FLORIDA. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...EXCEPT 4 TO 6 FT STRAITS
OF FLORIDA. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT SE TO S 15 TO 20 KT E OF
83W AND STRAITS OF FLORIDA. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 5 TO 6 FT
E OF 83W AND STRAITS OF FLORIDA. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 20
KT LATE...EXCEPT S 15 TO 20 KT E OF 84W. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 15 TO 20 KT E OF 83W.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 15 TO 20 KT E OF
83W. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 15 TO 20 KT E OF 83W. SEAS
6 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT 3 TO 5 FT E OF 83W.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT 20 TO 25 KT N OF
23N W OF 84W. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 5 TO 8 FT N OF 23N W OF
84W.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT 20 TO 25 KT N OF 24N.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 5 TO 7 FT N OF 24N.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...NEWLY FORMED TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT NEAR 31.5N
70.0W 1009 MB AT 28/1500 UTC WITH MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 30 KT
GUSTS TO 40 KT. THE DEPRESSION IS FORECAST TO CONTINUE TO MOVE
AWAY FROM THE AREA AS IT REACHES NEAR 32.1N 71.6W EARLY TONIGHT
...AND TO NEAR 32.9N 73.3W EARLY ON MON. IT IS FORECAST TO
INTENSIFY TO A TROPICAL STORM NEAR 33.6N 74.4W BY EARLY MON
NIGHT. LOW PRES OVER THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA NEAR 24N81W
1009 WILL MOVE INTO THE SOUTHEAST GULF ON MON. LARGE SWELL
ASSOCIATED WITH HURRICANE GASTON WILL AFFECT THE NE WATERS
BETWEEN 55W AND 60W THROUGH MON.

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND E TO SE
10 TO 15 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN
AND NEAR NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS S OF 27N. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS N OF 27N.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND E TO SE 10 TO
15 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
TSTMS S OF 27N. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS N OF 27N.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND SE 10 TO 15 KT N
OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS S OF
27N. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS N OF 27N.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND SE 15 TO 20
KT N OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS S OF
27N. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS N OF 27N.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.


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