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FZNT25 KNHC 290312
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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1112 PM EDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...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 WEAKENING STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDING FROM PANAMA
CITY FLORIDA THROUGH 26N86W TO 23N96W WILL BECOME DIFFUSE
THROUGH EARLY SAT. TROPICAL STORM ERIKA NEAR 18.5N 72.9W 1008 MB
AT 11 PM EDT UTC AUG 28 MOVING WNW OR 285 DEG AT 17 KT. MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS 40 KT GUSTS 50 KT. ERIKA IS FORECAST TO WEAKEN
TO A DEPRESSION AS IT PASSES OVER EASTERN AND CENTRAL CUBA OVER
THE WEEKEND BEFORE ENTERING THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA AND
INTENSIFYING TO A TROPICAL STORM NEAR 25.0N 82.0W SUN
EVENING...REACHING 26.5N 83.0W MON EVENING AND 28.5N 84.0W TUE
EVENING BEFORE MOVING INLAND AND DIMINISHING TO A DEPRESSION
NEAR 31.0N 84.0W WED EVENING.

.OVERNIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NE TO E WINDS 20 TO
25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NE WINDS 30 TO
35 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.TUE...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.TUE NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.WED...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...TROPICAL STORM ERIKA NEAR 18.5N 72.9W 1008 MB AT 11
PM EDT AUG 28 MOVING WNW OR 285 DEG AT 17 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS 40 KT GUSTS 50 KT. ERIKA WILL REACH EASTERN CUBA NEAR
20.0N 75.0W SAT MORNING AND DIMINISH TO A DEPRESSION AS IT MOVES
 INLAND NEAR 22.0N 78.0W SAT EVENING. THE DEPRESSION WILL REACH
23.5N 80.5W SUN MORNING BEFORE INTENSIFYING TO A TROPICAL STORM
N OF THE FLORIDA KEYS NEAR 25.0N 82.0W SUN EVENING AND
PROGRESSING N-NW AWAY FROM THE AREA. HIGH PRES WILL DOMINATE THE
 NE PORTION OF THE AREA THROUGH THE PERIOD.

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. E WINDS 25 TO
30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. E TO SE WINDS 25 TO
30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S OF 27N...SE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. N OF 27N...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND E TO SE
15 TO 20 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S OF 27N...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N OF 27N...SE WINDS
15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...
AND 3 TO 4 FT N OF 27N.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND SE TO S 15 TO 20 KT N
OF 27N. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 TO 4 FT N OF 27N.



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