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FZNT25 KNHC 292114
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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
514 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

...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 COLD FRONT FROM NEAR TALLAHASSEE FLORIDA TO NEAR
BROWNSVILLE TEXAS WILL STALL ACROSS THE CENTRAL GULF FRI THROUGH
SAT...GRADUALLY DISSIPATING SUN. A BROAD PRESSURE PATTERN WILL
EXTEND ACROSS THE BASIN EARLY NEXT WEEK.

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...HURRICANE MATTHEW NEAR 14.1N 67.8W 993 MB AT 5 PM
EDT MOVING W AT 15 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 65 KT GUSTS
80 KT. MATTHEW IS FORECAST TO APPROACH THE SOUTHERN WATERS EARLY
NEXT WEEK. HOWEVER...WINDS AND SEAS ARE INCREASING ACROSS THE SE
WATERS WELL BEFORE THAT DUE TO A TIGHT PRES GRADIENT N OF
MATTHEW. OTHERWISE...HIGH PRES RIDGING WILL PREVAIL N OF 22N
TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E FROM N FLORIDA FRI...THEN
STALL JUST OFFSHORE AND WEAKEN THROUGH SAT.

...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND S 15 TO 20 KT N OF
27N. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT
N OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.TUE...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.



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