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FZNT25 KNHC 241509
OFFN04

NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1109 AM EDT Sun Sep 24 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 WNW 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 Thursday.
The first cold front of the autumn season is forecast to move
across the northern and western Gulf waters on Thursday.

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON...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...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

Within 200 nm east of the coast of Florida

.SYNOPSIS...Hurricane Maria is centered near 28.7N 72.9W at
24/1500 UTC, moving N or 350 degrees at 8 kt. Maximum sustained
winds are 90 kt with gusts to 110 kt. Estimated minimum central
pressure is 947 mb. Maria is forecast to maintain intensity as
it reaches near 29.7N 73.1W this evening, and near 30.8N 73.2W
early Monday morning. Then, Maria will weaken a little as it
reaches near 31.9N 73.3W by Monday evening, with maximum
sustained winds 85 kt gusts to 105 kt and continue to further
weaken as it reaches N of the area near 32.9N 73.4W on Tuesday
morning. A trough will extend SW from the N-central waters to
the Central Bahamas in the wake of Maria through Wednesday
night, and become diffuse on Thursday as central Atlantic high
pressure builds westward across the eastern portion of the area.

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW to 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 9 to 14 ft N of 27N.
.TONIGHT...N to NE 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 13 ft N of 27N.
.MON...W to NW winds less than 5 kt S of 27N, and NW to N 15 to
20 kt N of 27N. Seas 3 ft S of 27N, and 8 to 13 ft N of 27N.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds less than 5 kt S of 27N, and NW to N
10 to 15 kt N of 27N. Seas 3 ft S of 27N, and 7 to 10 ft N of
27N.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft S of 27N, and 6 to 9 ft N
of 27N.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft S of 27N, and 6 to
9 ft N of 27N.
.WED...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N, and 6 to
8 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.
.THU...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N, and 5 to
7 ft N of 27N.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less S of
27N, and 4 to 6 ft N of 27N.



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