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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
318 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015

...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 TROUGH OVER THE WESTERN WATERS WILL DISSIPATE
TODAY. HIGH PRES WILL PREVAIL WITH SE RETURN FLOW DEVELOPING IN
THE W GULF TUE...SPREADING E THROUGH THE DAY. THE HIGH WILL
SHIFT TO THE E MIDWEEK ENABLING A STRONG COLD FRONT TO MOVE INTO
THE NW WATERS LATE WED NIGHT. STRONG TO GALE FORCE N WINDS WILL
SPREAD BEHIND THE FRONT OVER THE WESTERN GULF EARLY THU THROUGH
FRI NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL REACH FROM CENTRAL FLORIDA TO THE
CENTRAL BAY OF CAMPECHE BY THU ...STALLING OVER THE EXTREME SE
GULF FRI.

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A STATIONARY FRONT IN THE FAR NW CORNER WILL MOVE E
AS A COLD FRONT TODAY...AND SHIFT E OF THE AREA BY TUE.
OTHERWISE ATLC RIDGING AND EASTERLY FLOW WILL DOMINATE THROUGH
WED NIGHT. THE NEXT COLD FRONT WILL ENTER THE NW WATERS
THU...SLOWLY SHIFTING E THROUGH FRI.

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND NE 5 TO 10 KT N OF
27N. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.
.TONIGHT...S OF 27N...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO
20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. N OF 27N...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND E 10 TO 15 KT N OF 27N.
SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND SE 10 TO 15 KT N
OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO 6 FT N
OF 27N.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO
6 FT N OF 27N.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO 6 FT N
OF 27N.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO
6 FT N OF 27N.
.FRI...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO 7 FT N
OF 27N.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO
7 FT N OF 27N.


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