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FZNT25 KNHC 230229
OFFN04

NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1029 PM EDT Sun Oct 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 trough from near Pensacola Florida to a 1013 mb
low at 27N88W extends SW to just E of northeastern Mexico. The
trough and low will drift eastward through Monday as a cold
front presently from southeastern Louisiana to just S of
Brownsville Texas quickly moves across the NW and N central
waters. The cold front will reach the far SE Gulf early on
Wednesday and to the NW Caribbean Sea Wednesday night. Winds
behind the front are expected to reach gale force near Veracruz
Mexico from midday on Monday to Wednesday night. Strong high
pressure in the wake of the front will bring fresh to strong
northerly winds over much of forecast waters Wednesday
afternoon, then diminish through Thursday afternoon as the high
center shifts to the NE Gulf. The high will weaken on Friday as
another cold front move across eastern Texas, and into the NW
Gulf on Friday night.

.OVERNIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt, except 15 to 20 kt E of
84W including Straits of Florida.  Seas 3 to 5 ft, except 5 to 7
ft E of 84W including Straits of Florida. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, except 15 to 20 kt E of 84W
including Straits of Florida. Seas 3 to 4 ft, except 4 to 6 ft E
of 84W including Straits of Florida. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt, except NE winds 10 to 15 kt
Straits of Florida. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt Straits of Florida, and N 15 to 20 kt
elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to 5 to 7 ft late. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Within 200 nm east of the coast of Florida

.SYNOPSIS...Strong high pressure building over the W Atlc will
maintain fresh to locally strong E to SE winds through Monday.
A strong cold front is forecast to move off the southeastern
United States coast Tuesday morning, reach from near 31N77W to the
NW Bahamas and to NW Cuba early on Wednesday, then begin to
weaken as it reaches from near 31N73W to the central Bahamas and
to E central Cuba late Wednesday night. The cold front will
continue to weaken as it reaches from near 31N68W to the SE
Bahamas and to eastern Cuba Thursday afternoon. The cold front
will extend from near 27N65W to 24N70W, and as a dissipating
stationary front to eastern Cuba by late Friday. Expect scattered
showers and thunderstorms to precede the front. High pressure in
the wake of the front will shift eastward across the northern
waters Thursday through Friday night.

.OVERNIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms N of 27N. Isolated
showers and thunderstorms S of 27N.
.MON...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt S of 27N, and SE 15 to 20 kt N
of 27N. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and thunderstorms N of
27N. Isolated showers and thunderstorms S of 27N.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and SE to S 15 to
20 kt N of 27N. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and thunderstorms
N of 27N. Isolated showers and thunderstorms S of 27N.
.TUE...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and S to SW 10 to
15 kt N of 27N. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms N of 27N. Isolated showers and thunderstorms S of
27N.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.



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