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FZNT25 KNHC 182118
OFFN04

NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
518 PM 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...The northern extent of a tropical wave will enter
the E Gulf Sat night, moving across the basin through early next
week. Otherwise, a weak ridge will extend westward along 28N
both ahead of and behind the tropical wave. Tropical Storm
Harvey currently well SE of the area and entering the eastern
Caribbean, will approach the NW Caribbean Sea and Yucatan
Peninsula early next week.

.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to
3 ft late.
.MON...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

Within 200 nm east of the coast of Florida

.SYNOPSIS...The northern part of a strong tropical wave moving
across the southern Bahamas will continue W and reach the
Straits of Florida early Sat, accompanied by fresh to locally
strong winds and 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.

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and SE to S 10 to 15 kt
N of 27N. Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N, and 3 to 5 ft N of 27N.
Scattered showers.
.SAT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and SE 10 to 15 kt N
of 27N. Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N, and 3 to 5 ft N of 27N.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt S of 27N, and SE 10 to
15 kt N of 27N. Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N, and 3 to 4 ft N of
27N.
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt S of 27N, and SE 10 to 15 kt N
of 27N. S of 27N, seas 3 ft in the morning, subsiding to 2 ft or
less. N of 27N, seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. S of 27N, seas 2 ft or
less, building to 3 ft late. N of 27N, seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft S of 27N, and 4 to
6 ft N of 27N.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. S of 27N, seas 3 ft in the
morning, subsiding to 2 ft or less. N of 27N, seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N,
and 3 to 5 ft N of 27N.
.WED...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N, and
3 to 5 ft N of 27N.
.WED NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less S of
27N, and 3 to 4 ft N of 27N.


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