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FZNT25 KNHC 170237
OFFN04

NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1037 PM EDT Wed Aug 16 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 weak Atlc ridge extending westward along 27N and
into the central Gulf will persist through Fri. Moderate to
locally fresh Southerly flow across the W half of basin will
continue through Wed night, then begin to diminish late on Thu
through Sat as the ridge slowly lifts northward.

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Within 200 nm east of the coast of Florida

.SYNOPSIS...The W Atlc ridge extends along 27N and will shift N
to near 28N Thursday through Fri, to 29N on Sat and to along 31N
 on Sun. The N portion of a strong tropical wave across the NE
Caribbean and SE waters will move W across the remainder of the
far southern waters through Thu. Fresh to locally strong winds
and very active weather will accompany the wave. A tropical low
pressure system is expected to move across the same waters
beginning late on Sat, and reach the waters near the SE Bahamas
on Sun.

.OVERNIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and S 5 to 10 kt
N of 27N. Seas 2 ft or less. Slight chance of thunderstorms.
.THU...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and S 5 to 10 kt N of
27N. Seas 2 ft or less. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and SE to S
10 to 15 kt N of 27N. Seas 2 ft or less. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and SE to S 10 to
15 kt N of 27N. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N,
and 3 to 4 ft N of 27N.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N, and 3 to
4 ft N of 27N.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N,
and 3 to 4 ft N of 27N.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft S of 27N, and
4 to 6 ft N of 27N.



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