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FZNT25 KNHC 181530
OFFN04

NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1130 AM EDT Wed Oct 18 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 stationary front extending from near Cape Coral,
Florida to 25N91W to the central Bay of Campeche will meander
through tonight and gradually dissipate. Strong NE winds are
expected across the NE Gulf waters today N of the front, then
becoming fresh to locally strong E winds across the northern Gulf
waters on Thu and Fri, becoming SE across the NW Gulf waters on
Thu night and continuing through Sat night. The next cold front
expected to move into NW Gulf on Sun.

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Within 200 nm east of the coast of Florida

.SYNOPSIS...A broad trough will continue between 68W and 73W. A
stationary front extending from 31N70W to SE Florida will drift
SE and merge with trough tonight, becoming stationary from
31N67W to the NW Bahamas to the Florida Straits. The front will
drift W with a weak surface low developing along the front near
31N71W early Thu. The low will move NE dragging the front E
again to a position from Bermuda to the Central Bahamas early
Fri, stalling again on Sat, and dissipating on Sun as fresh SE
return sets up across the waters N of 23N W of 72W.

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt S of 27N, and NE to E
20 to 25 kt N of 27N. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and NE to E 15 to 20 kt
N of 27N. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and NE 15 to 20 kt N of
27N. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and NE to E
15 to 20 kt N of 27N. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.


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