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FZNT25 KNHC 190205
OFFN04

NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1005 PM EDT Wed Oct 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...A stationary front extends from the upper
Florida Keys to 26N90W where it begins to dissipate to the
central Bay of Campeche. The frontal portion E of 90W will begin
to dissipate tonight through Thursday morning. Strong NW flow
along the coast of Veracruz will diminish by late tonight. A
tight pressure gradient over the NE Gulf between the front and
high pressure over the northern waters will allow for fresh to
strong NE winds to exist over those waters through late early
Thursday, with mainly NE to E fresh winds continuing into
Saturday. The next cold front is expected to move into NW Gulf
on Sunday afternoon, and reach from near the mouth of the
Mississippi river to the eastern Bay of Campeche by Monday
night. Fresh to strong northerly flow will follow in the wake of
the front.

.OVERNIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.  Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Within 200 nm east of the coast of Florida

.SYNOPSIS...A stationary front extending from near 31N71W to
28N76W to extreme southern Florida and the upper Florida Keys
will gradually weaken through Thursday as low pressure of 1015
mb develops just N of the area near 32N68W. The low will push
the weakening front as a cold front to along a position from
near 31N69W to 25N77W by late Thursday night and from just past
Bermuda to near 27N73W to 25N78W by Friday afternoon. The front
will become stationary by late Friday night oriented E to W near
28N,then dissipate on Sunday as fresh SE return flow sets up
across the waters N of 23N W of 72W into early next week.

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt S of 27N, and NE to E 15 to 20
kt N of 27N. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and thunderstorms
S of 27N.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and NE 15 to 20 kt N of
27N. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and thunderstorms S of 27N.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and NE 15 to
20 kt N of 27N. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms S of 27N.
.FRI...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.



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