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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
925 PM EDT MON AUG 3 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...LOW PRES ALONG THE GEORGIA COAST WILL CONTINUE TO
MOVE SLOWLY NE AWAY FROM THE AREA TONIGHT AND TUE. A RIDGE WILL
BUILD W ACROSS THE GULF REGION ALONG 26N AS THE LOW MOVES AWAY.
A HIGH PRES CENTER WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE RIDGE OVER THE E
CENTRAL GULF TUE AND SHIFT N THROUGH THU BEFORE MERGING AGAIN
WITH THE RIDGE AXIS FRI. A TROUGH WILL DEVELOP EACH NIGHT OVER
THE YUCATAN PENINSULA AND MOVE NW DURING LATE NIGHT THROUGH
EARLY MORNING HOURS BEFORE DISSIPATING OVER THE SW GULF.

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...RIDGE AXIS FROM 31N65W TO SOUTH FLORIDA WILL REMAIN
QUASI-STATIONARY THROUGH FRI. THE PRESSURE GRADIENT BETWEEN THIS
RIDGE AND NORTHEASTWARD MOVING LOW PRES ALONG THE GEORGIA COAST
WILL ALLOW FOR A FRESH TO STRONG SOUTHERLY BREEZE OVER NW WATERS
TONIGHT THROUGH TUE. AN INVERTED TROUGH WILL BUILD OVER E WATERS
WED THROUGH FRI AS THE RIDGE TO ITS NORTH WEAKENS. FRESH TRADES
WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE N COAST OF HISPANIOLA EACH NIGHT THROUGH
WED NIGHT. THE NORTHERN EXTENT OF A TROPICAL WAVE WILL ALSO
ENHANCE WINDS THERE TONIGHT AND TUE NIGHT.

.OVERNIGHT...S OF 27N...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. N OF 27N...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N.
.TUE...S OF 27N...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. N OF 27N...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N. ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. S OF 27N...SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. N OF 27N...SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...S OF 27N...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N OF 27N...S WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 FT
N OF 27N.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...
AND 3 FT N OF 27N.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 FT
N OF 27N.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND
3 FT N OF 27N.


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