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FZNT25 KNHC 241516
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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1116 AM EDT WED AUG 24 2016

...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 THERMAL TROUGH WILL DEVELOP OVER THE YUCATAN
PENINSULA DURING THE LATE AFTERNOONS. A SURFACE HIGH CURRENTLY
OVER THE N CENTRAL GULF WILL SHIFT N OF THE AREA TODAY WITH THE
PRESSURE GRADIENT TIGHTENING ACROSS THE NE GULF WATERS BRIEFLY
TONIGHT.

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING... SUBSIDING
TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE
20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A TROPICAL LOW IS CURRENTLY SE OF THE AREA NEAR
18N64W ALONG A TROPICAL WAVE. TROPICAL CYCLONE DEVELOPMENT IS
POSSIBLE AS THE LOW CONTINUES NW PASSING N OF PUERTO RICO THROUGH
TONIGHT...WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS CONTINUING OVER THE NE
QUADRANT. THE LOW...OR TROPICAL CYCLONE...WILL CONTINUE NW THROUGH
THE BAHAMA CHAIN THIS WEEK REACHING NEAR THE NW BAHAMAS ON SUN.
LARGE SWELLS FROM TROPICAL CYCLONE GASTON WILL PROPAGATE W ACROSS
THE WATERS S OF BERMUDA ON SAT AND SUN.

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT S OF 27N...AND NE TO E
10 TO 15 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT S OF 27N...AND NE TO E 10 TO
15 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT S OF 27N...AND NE TO E
10 TO 15 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.