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FZNT25 KNHC 180901
OFFN04

NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
501 AM EDT Fri Aug 18 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 weak Atlc ridge extends westward along 28N and
into the E central Gulf to a 1018 mb high near 27N 87W. Little
change is expected through early next week.

.TODAY...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Scattered
showers.
.SAT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to 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 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to
3 to 4 ft after midnight.
.MON...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Within 200 nm east of the coast of Florida

.SYNOPSIS...The northern part of a strong tropical wave is
moving across the southern Bahamas will continue W and reach the
Straits of Florida early Sat, accompanied by fresh to locally
strong  winds and very active weather. Low pressure in the
tropical Atlc  will pass N of the Leeward Islands late Sat,
possibly as a  tropical cyclone, and reach the southern Bahamas
by early Mon  bringing strong winds and building seas to the
waters S of 25N. A  ridge along 28N will move N of the area
early next week.

.TODAY...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and SE to S 5 to
10 kt N of 27N. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to
3 ft after midnight.
.SAT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and SE 10 to 15 kt N
of 27N. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt S of 27N, and SE 10 to
15 kt N of 27N. Seas 3 ft. Scattered showers.
.SUN...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.



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