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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
434 PM EST SAT JAN 21 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 STRONG COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE ENTIRE
GULF EARLY SUN THROUGH EARLY MON...ACCOMPANIED BY A LARGE AREA
OF STRONG TO GALE FORCE WINDS ACROSS MOST OF THE WATERS N OF 22N
BOTH E AND W OF THE FRONT. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE TUE THROUGH
WED AS HIGH PRES BUILDS IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT.

...GALE WARNING...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN SW SWELL.
CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT IN W SWELL.
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT IN W TO NW
SWELL.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN W TO NW
SWELL.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT IN W TO NW SWELL.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO SE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...THE WEAK TAIL END OF A COLD FRONT DRIFTING S-SE
ACROSS THE NE CARIBBEAN ISLANDS AND TROPICAL N ATLC WATERS S OF
22N WILL GRADUALLY DISSIPATE THROUGH SUN. WEAK HIGH PRES WILL
LINGER JUST E OF THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS TONIGHT BEFORE SHIFTING
E-NE SUN THROUGH TUE AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT. THIS NEXT
FRONT WILL MOVE INTO  NW WATERS SUN NIGHT THEN REACH FROM 31N71W
TO THE SE BAHAMAS BY  MON EVENING...THEN FROM 31N66W TO THE
WINDWARD PASSAGE TUE  EVENING...THEN ACROSS THE NE CARIBBEAN AND
ADJACENT ATLC WED. THE FRONT WILL BE ACCOMPANIED BY A LARGE AREA
OF GALE FORCE WINDS  BOTH E AND W OF THE FRONT.

...GALE WARNING...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND S TO SW 15 TO 20 KT
N OF 27N. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 27N...AND S TO SW 20 TO 25 KT N
OF 27N. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. TSTMS LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF 27N...AND SW 25 TO
35 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN SW SWELL. SHOWERS AND
SCATTERED TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF 27N...AND W 25 TO 35 KT N OF 27N.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN W SWELL. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW
SWELL.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



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