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FZNT25 KNHC 272117
OFFN04

NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
517 PM EDT Thu Jul 27 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 ridge will dominate the Gulf waters through the
weekend as a series of troughs drifts E across the NE Gulf. A
trough will develop over the Yucatan Peninsula during the
evening hours before pushing offshore into the SW Gulf each
night, then move W across the SW Gulf during the overnight
hours, and dissipate by late each morning. A weak cold front
will reach the northern Gulf waters on Sat night, then stall
from the Florida Big Bend to 26N92W to the Texas Coastal Bend
late Sun night with a surface low developing along the front
over the NE Gulf late Sun night. The low and front will drift W
on Tue as the ridge rebuilds westward.

.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to E late. Seas
2 ft or less.
.FRI...SE winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to NW. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to E late, then,
shifting to S late. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...SW to W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to
3 to 4 ft in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...SW to W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Within 200 nm east of the coast of Florida

.SYNOPSIS...A ridge will dominate the basin through the next
several days. A weak cold front will stall from 31N76W to 29N81W
 on Mon, drift W on Tue, and move back inland on Tue night.
Moderate to locally fresh easterly flow S of the ridge will
increase to a strong afternoon breeze along the N coast of
Hispaniola and across the Windward Passage on Mon afternoon. A
tropical wave will move W across the tropical waters late in the
 period.

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


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