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FZNT25 KNHC 230759
OFFN04

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
359 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 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 RIDGE WITH A WEAK HIGH PRES CENTER OVER THE NORTH
CENTRAL WATERS WILL DOMINATE THE GULF REGION DURING THE FORECAST
PERIOD.

.TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE CENTERED NEAR 20N 70.5W IS
MOVING WEST AT AROUND 15 KT. THIS SYSTEM HAS THE POTENTIAL TO
DEVELOP INTO A TROPICAL CYCLONE DURING THE NEXT DAY OR TWO. THE
LOW WILL PASS JUST NORTH OF HAITI TODAY AND NEAR THE TURKS AND
CAICOS ISLANDS LATE SAT INTO SUN. INTERESTS IN THE BAHAMAS SHOULD
CLOSELY MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF THIS SYSTEM. THIS LOW IS EXPECTED
TO TAKE A MORE NORTHERLY TURN ON SUN...THEN MOVING N NE MON AND
TUE...PASSING N OF THE FORECAST AREA WED NIGHT.

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND SW 5 TO 10 KT N OF
27N. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S OF 27N...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N OF 27N...SE WINDS
LESS THAN 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S OF 27N...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N OF 27N...S WINDS 5 TO
10 KT...BECOMING NE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO
3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.



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