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FZNT25 KNHC 170837
OFFN04

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
437 AM EDT WED SEP 17 2014

...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 WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SLOWLY ACROSS THE
CENTRAL AND E GULF THROUGH THU...DISSIPATING BY FRI. RETURN FLOW
WILL DOMINATE ACROSS THE BASIN FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT.

.TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...SUBSIDING TO
1 FT OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK RIDGE ALONG 27N WILL SHIFT SE AHEAD OF A WEAK
COLD FRONT THAT WILL MOVE OFF THE NE FLORIDA COAST LATER TODAY.
THE FRONT WILL MOVE SLOWLY E-SE BEFORE STALLING FROM BERMUDA TO S
FLORIDA...DEGENERATING INTO A TROUGH WHICH WILL THEN MOVE BACK TO
THE W-NW THROUGH THE UPCOMING WEEKEND. MEANWHILE LONG PERIOD
SWELLS GENERATED BY HURRICANE EDOUARD WILL PROPAGATE ACROSS THE
AREA THROUGH EARLY FRI.

.TODAY...S OF 27N...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
5 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. N OF 27N...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S OF 27N...S WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. N OF 27N...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...S OF 27N...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. N OF 27N...NW WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO E AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.


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