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FZNT25 KNHC 230252
OFFN04

NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1052 PM EDT Fri Sep 22 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 W-NW across the SW Gulf overnight and
dissipate over the SW Gulf waters by late each morning. High
pressure will remain over the northern waters through Wed.

.OVERNIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.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.
.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 24.1N 71.7W 954 mb at
11 PM EDT moving NNW or 345 degrees at 8 kt. Maximum sustained
winds are 110 kt with gusts to 135 kt. Maria is forecast to
reach near 25.3N 72.1W at 8 AM EDT Sat, weaken to 105 kt gusts
130 kt  near 27.0N 72.4W at 8 PM EDT Sat, weaken to 100 kt gusts
120 kt  near 28.5N 72.7W at 8 AM EDT Sun, weaken to 95 kt gusts
to 115 kt near 29.7N 72.8W at 8 PM EDT Sun, weaken to 85 kt
gusts to 105  kt near 31.7N 72.4W at 8 PM EDT Mon, and weaken to
75 kt gusts to 90 kt near 33.5N 72.3W at 8 PM EDT Tue. A trough
will extend SW  from the N-central waters to the SE Bahamas in
the wake of Maria.

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and NE 15 to 20 kt N
of 27N. Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N, and 8 to 11 ft N of 27N.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.SAT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt S of 27N, and NE 15 to 20 kt N of
27N. Seas 3 ft S of 27N, and 8 to 11 ft N of 27N. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and N to NE 15 to
20 kt N of 27N. Seas 3 ft S of 27N, and 8 to 11 ft N of 27N.
.SUN...N winds 5 to 10 kt S of 27N, and N 15 to 20 kt N of 27N.
Seas 3 ft S of 27N, and 8 to 11 ft N of 27N.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft S of 27N, and 7 to
10 ft N of 27N.
.MON...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft S of 27N, and 7 to
10 ft N of 27N.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft S of 27N, and 6 to
9 ft N of 27N.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. S of 27N, seas 3 ft in the morning,
subsiding to 2 ft or less. N of 27N, seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less S of
27N, and 5 to 7 ft N of 27N.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N, and 5 to
7 ft N of 27N.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N, and
5 to 7 ft N of 27N.



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