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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
506 AM EDT WED AUG 27 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 TROPICAL WAVE ALONG 67W WILL REACH THE CENTRAL
CARIBBEAN TONIGHT AND PASS THROUGH THE WESTERN CARIBBEAN THU NIGHT
THROUGH SAT. A MORE VIGOROUS TROPICAL WAVE NEAR 54W PASS THROUGH
THE TROPICAL N ATLC TODAY...REACH THE EASTERN CARIBBEAN FRI AND
THE CENTRAL CARIBBEAN BY SUN NIGHT. A THIRD TROPICAL WAVE WELL E
OF THE AREA WILL PASS THROUGH THE TROPICAL N ATLC OVER THE
WEEKEND.

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...HURRICANE CRISTOBAL NEAR 30.9N 71.9W AT 5 AM EDT
MOVING N AT 10 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT GUSTS TO 85 KT.
CRISTOBAL IS FORECAST TO INTENSIFY TO 75 KT GUSTS 85 KT AS IT
MOVES N OF AREA TO NEAR 32.4N 71.6W THIS AFTERNOON. RIDGING
BUILDING OVER SE WATERS BEHIND CRISTOBAL EXPAND W ALONG 24N BY
TONIGHT AND STRETCH FROM 31N75W TO 27N65W THU THROUGH SAT. THE N
PORTION OF A TROPICAL WAVE WILL MOVE INTO SE WATERS FRI NIGHT AND
REACH THE TURKS AND CAICOS SUN NIGHT.

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT S OF 27N...AND N 10 TO 15 KT N OF
27N. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT S OF 27N...AND SE LESS THAN 5 KT N OF
27N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S OF 27N...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. N OF 27N...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.


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