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FZNT25 KNHC 200912
OFFN04

NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
512 AM EDT Sun May 20 2018

...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 will persist over the western Gulf through
at least Tue while a surface trough will drift westward across
the eastern Gulf. A thermal trough will develop during the
evening hours in the Yucatan Peninsula, then move west across
the southwest waters during the overnight hours, and dissipate
by late each morning. An area of low pressure is forecast to
develop in the NW Caribbean Sea on Thursday. Easterly winds are
expected to gradually increase across the southeast Gulf waters
and the Straits of Florida late Thu into Fri.

.TODAY...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MON...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Within 200 nm east of the coast of Florida

.SYNOPSIS...An east to west ridge will meander across the
northern waters through the middle of the week. The ridge will
support fresh to locally strong E-SE winds mainly S of 25N-26N,
including the Old Bahama Channel, and the approaches to the
Windward Passage.

.TODAY...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft S of 27N, and 5 to
7 ft N of 27N.
.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft S of 27N,
and 5 to 7 ft N of 27N.
.MON...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft S of 27N, and
5 to 7 ft N of 27N.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft S of 27N, and
5 to 7 ft N of 27N.
.TUE...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft S of 27N, and 5 to
7 ft N of 27N.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft S of 27N, and 4 to
6 ft N of 27N.
.WED...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N, and 3 to
5 ft N of 27N.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N,
and 3 to 5 ft N of 27N.
.THU...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N, and 3 to
5 ft N of 27N.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. S of 27N, seas 2 ft or
less, building to 3 ft late. N of 27N, seas 3 to 5 ft.


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