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FZNT25 KNHC 300922
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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
522 AM EDT FRI SEP 30 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 EXTENDING FROM NORTH FLORIDA NEAR
29N83W TO 26N87W TO 24N95W WILL STALL ACROSS THE CENTRAL GULF
TODAY THROUGH SAT...GRADUALLY DISSIPATING SUN. HIGH PRES WILL
DOMINATE THE GULF WATERS THE REMAINDER OF THE FORECAST PERIOD.

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...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 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...HURRICANE MATTHEW NEAR 14.0N 69.9W 979 MB AT 5 AM
EDT MOVING W AT 12 KT. MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS 80 KT GUSTS
105 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
BETWEEN HIGH PRES OVER THE ATLANTIC OCEAN AND HURRICANE MATTHEW.
OTHERWISE...A RIDGE WILL DOMINATE THE AREA N OF 22N THROUGH SAT.
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE E FROM N FLORIDA FRI...THEN STALL JUST
OFFSHORE AND WEAKEN THROUGH SAT.

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND
3 FT N OF 27N.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF
27N...AND 3 TO 4 FT N OF 27N.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND E TO SE 10 TO
15 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 TO 5 FT N OF
27N.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. S OF 27N...SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE. N OF 27N...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.TUE...HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.



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