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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1033 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

...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 RIDGE...WITH A WEAK HIGH PRES CELL OVER THE NE
GULF WATERS...WILL DOMINATE THE REGION THROUGH THE FORECAST
PERIOD.

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE WILL PERSIST ALONG 27N THROUGH THU NIGHT...
THEN SHIFT N TO 28N FRI THROUGH SUN. WINDS AND SEAS WILL INCREASE
ACROSS THE WATERS S OF 22N-23N BEGINNING THU NIGHT THROUGH SUN AS
A LOW PRES...POSSIBLE TROPICAL CYCLONE...MOVES W-NW NEAR PUERTO
RICO AND HISPANIOLA...WITH A GENERAL DIRECTION TOWARD THE BAHAMAS.

.OVERNIGHT...S OF 27N...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. N OF 27N...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3
FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND SW 5 TO 10 KT N OF
27N. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S OF 27N...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N OF 27N...S WINDS
LESS THAN 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S OF 27N...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N OF 27N...S WINDS 5 TO
10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.


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