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FZNT25 KNHC 220909
OFFN04

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
509 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...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 RIDGE...WITH A WEAK HIGH PRES CENTER OVER THE
NORTH CENTRAL WATERS...WILL DOMINATE REGION DURING THE FORECAST
PERIOD.

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE ALONG 28N WILL GRADUALLY SHIFT NE TO MAKE WAY
FOR A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM...POSSIBLY A TROPICAL CYCLONE. THIS LOW
IS EXPECTED TO MOVE NW FROM THE MONA PASSAGE TO NEAR THE TURKS
AND CAICOS ON SAT BEFORE TAKING A MORE NORTHERLY TURN ON
SUN...MOVING N ALONG 73W...AND REACHING NEAR 29N BY TUE NIGHT.

.TODAY...S OF 27N...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. N OF 27N...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING
SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S OF 27N...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N OF 27N...S WINDS
LESS THAN 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...S OF 27N...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N OF 27N...S WINDS 5 TO
10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S OF 27N...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N OF 27N...S WINDS
LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.


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