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FZNT25 KNHC 172048
OFFN04

NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
448 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 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 cold front from just S of Tampa Bay to near 27N85W
then stationary to the central Bay of Campeche will move slowly
SE east of 85W and gradually lose identity across the SE Gulf
waters by early Wed. Gale force northwesterly winds will
continue within 90 nm of the Mexican coast from 94W to 96W
through this evening. Strong NW flow will then continue through
Wed evening. A fresh to locally strong E breeze is expected
across the northern Gulf waters on Thu and Fri, except a fresh
SE return flow will set up across the NW Gulf waters on Thu
night, and continue through Sat night with the next cold front
expected by late Sun.

.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED NIGHT...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.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 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 3 to 5 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...Strong southerly flow and scattered thunderstorms
will continue E of a trough from 31N67W to 23N72W this evening.
A cold front, accompanied by strong NE winds, extends from
31N73W to central Florida will race E to a position from 31N65W
to  SE Florida early Wed, then merge with the trough from 31N66W
to  the NW Bahamas to the Florida Straits Wed night. The merged
systems remain from 30N65W to the central Bahamas through Fri
night. The remnant trough drifts W across Florida through the
weekend.

.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and NE to E 20 to
25 kt N of 27N. S of 27N, seas 2 ft or less, building to 3 ft
late. N of 27N, seas 6 to 8 ft. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.
.WED...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt S of 27N, and NE to E 20 to 25 kt
N of 27N. Seas 3 to 4 ft S of 27N, and 6 to 8 ft N of 27N.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and NE to E 15 to
20 kt N of 27N. Seas 3 to 4 ft S of 27N, and 5 to 7 ft N of 27N.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and NE 15 to 20 kt N of
27N. S of 27N, seas 3 ft in the morning, subsiding to 2 ft or
less. N of 27N, seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft S of 27N, and
4 to 6 ft N of 27N.
.FRI...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 ft S of 27N, and 4 to
6 ft N of 27N.
.FRI NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft S of 27N,
and 4 to 6 ft N of 27N.
.SAT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft S of 27N, and 5 to
7 ft N of 27N.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft S of 27N,
and 5 to 7 ft N of 27N.
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft S of 27N, and
4 to 6 ft N of 27N.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE 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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