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National Weather Service Marine Forecast FZNT25 KNHC

FZNT25 KNHC 231516
OFFN04

NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1116 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 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 extends from the Florida Panhandle near
30N86W to the Bay of campeche near 20N95W to 23N98W. The front
will extend from Tampa to NW Cuba Tuesday morning, and move east
of the basin by Wednesday sunset. Strong ridge in the wake of
the front will bring fresh to strong northerly winds into much
of forecast waters from Tuesday sunrise until Thursday midnight.
Winds will diminish through Thursday afternoon as the ridge
shifts to the NE Gulf. The ridge will weaken on Friday as
another cold front moves across eastern Texas, and into the NW
Gulf on Friday night. 

THIS AFTERNOON
S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.

TONIGHT
S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to NW to N in the
late evening and overnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.

TUE
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

TUE NIGHT
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.

WED
N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.

WED NIGHT
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

THU
N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

THU NIGHT
NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

FRI
NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

FRI NIGHT
E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 

Within 200 nm east of the coast of Florida

SYNOPSIS
High pres over the W Atlc will maintain fresh to
locally strong E to SE winds today. A strong cold front will
move off the SE U.S. coast Tue morning, reach from 31N76W to the
NW  Bahamas and to NW Cuba on Wednesday morning, then begin to
weaken  as it reaches from near 31N73W to the central Bahamas
and to E  central Cuba late Wednesday night. The cold front will
continue to weaken as it reaches from 31N68W to the SE Bahamas
and to eastern Cuba Thursday morning. The cold front will extend
from 26N65W to  23N70W on Friday morning, and as a dissipating
stationary front to eastern Cuba by late Friday. Expect
scattered rainshowers and  thunder to precede the front. High
pressure in the wake of the  front will shift eastward across
the northern waters Thursday  through Friday night.

THIS AFTERNOON
SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

TONIGHT
E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and SE to S 15 to
20 kt N of 27N. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.

TUE
SE winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and S 10 to 15 kt N of 27N.
Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.

TUE NIGHT
SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt S of 27N, and SW 15 to
20 kt N of 27N. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms.

WED
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, shifting to W to NW in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

WED NIGHT
NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

THU
N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

THU NIGHT
N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

FRI
NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

FRI NIGHT
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.