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FZNT27 KNHC 310924
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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
524 AM EDT WED AUG 31 2016

...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE CENTERED NEAR 24.5N 88.1W
AT 0900 UTC AUG 31 MOVING N AT 2 KT WITH MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS
30 KT GUSTS TO 40 KT. THE DEPRESSION IS FORECAST TO INTENSIFY TO
A TROPICAL STORM NEAR 25.4N 87.8W LATER THIS MORNING THEN VEER
MORE N-NE AND REACH NEAR 26.9N 86.9W EARLY THU. THE TROPICAL
STORM WILL THEN MOVE NE AND ACCELERATE AND INTENSIFY AS IT MOVES
TOWARD THE FLORIDA BIG BEND REGION THU...THEN TRACK ACROSS
NORTHERN FL THU NIGHT. NUMEROUS SQUALLS AND SCATTERED TSTMS WILL
SPREAD FROM THE SE GULF N AND NW INTO THE EASTERN GULF THROUGH
THU NIGHT. WINDS AND SEAS WILL DECREASE FRI THROUGH SAT OVER THE
EASTERN GULF AS A WEAK PRES PATTERN SETS UP ACROSS THE AREA.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. E WINDS 25 TO
30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. NE TO E WINDS
35 TO 40 KT. SEAS 4 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. N TO NE WINDS 45 TO
50 KT...SHIFTING TO NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 13 FT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. W WINDS 45 TO
50 KT. SEAS 4 TO 12 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.