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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1014 PM EDT MON MAR 27 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...HIGH PRES OVER THE W ATLC WILL MAINTAIN E TO SE
RETURN FLOW OVER THE GULF THROUGH THU. THE PRES GRADIENT WILL
TIGHTEN TUE BETWEEN THE HIGH AND A DEEPENING LOW OVER THE S PLAINS
RESULTING IN INCREASING SE WINDS OVER MUCH OF THE W AND CENTRAL
GULF THROUGH THU. A COLD FRONT WILL REACH THE NW GULF EARLY ON
THU...THEN MOVE ACROSS THE N GULF THROUGH FRI WHILE WEAKENING. A
THERMAL TROUGH WILL BRING FRESH TO STRONG WINDS TO THE E BAY OF
CAMPECHE EACH NIGHT THIS WEEK.

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.


WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRES CENTERED OVER THE NW ATLC WILL SHIFT E
THROUGH MID WEEK. THE HIGH WILL STRENGTHEN AS IT SHIFTS E THU
NIGHT THROUGH FRI NIGHT AS A WEAK COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE NW
WATERS. LARGE N SWELL WILL LINGER IN THE E PORTION OF THE AREA N
OF 22N TUE NIGHT THROUGH WED NIGHT.

.OVERNIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND E 5 TO
10 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND SE 5 TO 10 KT N
OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.


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