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FZNT25 KNHC 230933
OFFN04

NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
533 AM EDT Sat Sep 23 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 thermal trough will develop each evening over the
NW Yucatan Peninsula, move WNW across the SW Gulf overnight and
dissipate over the SW Gulf waters by late each morning. Weak
high High pressure will remain over the northern waters through
Wednesday.

.TODAY...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
.MON...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

Within 200 nm east of the coast of Florida

.SYNOPSIS...Hurricane Maria centered at 24.8N 72.0W 952 mb at
5 AM EDT moving NNW or 345 degrees at 8 kt. Maximum sustained
winds  are 105 kt with gusts to 130 kt. Maria is forecast to
reach near  26.0N 72.4W early this afternoon, with maximum
sustained winds  110 kt with gusts to 135 kt, then maintain
intensity as it  reaches near 27.7N 72.7W late tonight. Maria
will begin to weaken as it reaches near 29.2N 72.9W early Sunday
afternoon with  maximum sustained winds 105 kt with gusts to
130 kt. Maria will  continue to weaken as it reaches near 30.3N
73.0W late Sunday  night with maximum sustained winds 100 kt
with gusts to 120 kt, then lift N of area on Monday reaching to
near 32.0N 73.0W with maximum sustained winds 85 kt with gusts to
105 kt. A trough will extend SW from the N-central waters to
vicinity of the Central Bahamas in the wake of Maria.

.TODAY...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt S of 27N, and NE 15 to 20 kt N
of 27N. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NE to E swell. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt S of 27N, and N to NE 15 to 20 kt
N of 27N. Seas 8 to 11 ft in NE to E swell. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt S of 27N, and N 15 to 20 kt N of 27N.
Seas 7 to 10 ft in NE to E swell. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt S of 27N, and N 15 to 20 kt
N of 27N. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NE swell. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms.
.MON...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in NE swell.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in NE swell.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft in N to NE swell.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft in N to NE
swell.


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