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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1111 PM EDT THU AUG 27 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 STATIONARY FRONT FROM NEAR APALACHICOLA FLORIDA TO
THE CENTRAL GULF NEAR 23N88W TO 24N95W WILL GRADUALLY DISSIPATE
THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. TROPICAL STORM ERIKA MAY APPROACH
THE SOUTHEASTERN GULF SUN AND IMPACT THE REMAINDER OF THE
EASTERN GULF AS IT MOVES NORTHWARD E OF THE AREA THROUGH TUE.

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 5 KT...SHIFTING TO SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 0 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NE TO E WINDS 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NE WINDS 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. N TO NE WINDS 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.TUE...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. NW TO N WINDS 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...TROPICAL STORM ERIKA NEAR 16.6N 65.3W 1008 MB AT 11
PM EDT AUG 27 MOVING W OR 270 DEG AT 15 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED
WINDS 40 KT GUSTS 50 KT. ERIKA WILL MOVE TO 18.2N 67.4W FRI
MORNING...19.7N 70.2W FRI EVENING...21.1N 73.2W SAT
MORNING...22.5N 75.5W SAT EVENING...AND 25.2N 79.0W SUN EVENING.
 ERIKA WILL THEN STRENGTHEN TO A HURRICANE AS IT MOVES NORTH
ALONG THE EAST COAST OF FLORIDA MON AND TUE...REACHING 27.3N
80.2W MON EVENING AND 29.5N 80.7W TUE EVENING.

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 TO 4 FT N OF
27N. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND
3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF
27N...AND 3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N.
.SAT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. S OF 27N...NE TO E
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS... BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. N OF 27N...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E
15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. S OF 27N...NE
WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 40 TO 45 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. N
OF 27N...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 35 TO 40 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.SUN NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.TUE...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.


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