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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1021 AM EST SUN FEB 14 2016

...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 WEAK COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SE OF THE AREA LATER
TODAY. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE BEHIND THE FRONT WILL SLIDE EASTWARD
INTO THE WESTERN ATLANTIC THROUGH MON. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE INTO NW WATERS MON EVENING AND SWEEP ACROSS THE NORTHERN
GULF THROUGH TUE...THEN MOVE E OF AREA TUE NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE
WILL BUILD ACROSS THE AREA BEHIND THE FRONT.

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR
LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A STATIONARY FRONTAL TROUGH OVER SE WATERS WILL
DISSIPATE THROUGH TONIGHT. A COLD FRONT FROM 28.5N65W TO NW CUBA
WILL BECOME STATIONARY FROM 25N65W TO CENTRAL CUBA TONIGHT AND
MON AS STRONG HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS S ACROSS THE AREA. THE HIGH
WILL SHIFT EASTWARD THROUGH TUE NIGHT AS ANOTHER COLD FRONT
MOVES INTO NW WATERS TUE...AND CENTRAL WATERS TUE NIGHT AND WED.
THE FRONT WILL WEAKEN WED NIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT. STRONG TO
NEAR GALE FORCE SW WINDS WILL PRECEDE THE FRONT OVER NW WATERS
TUE AND FRESH N TO NE WINDS ARE EXPECTED BEHIND THE FRONT WED.

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND
5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND
6 TO 8 FT N OF 27N. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND
6 TO 9 FT N OF 27N.
.MON NIGHT...S OF 27N...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE
15 TO 20 KT EARLY IN THE MORNING. N OF 27N...SE WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND 7 TO 10 FT N OF 27N.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW TO W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. S OF 27N...SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING TO
2 FT OR LESS. N OF 27N...SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...
AND 5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 5 TO
7 FT N OF 27N.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND
5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND
6 TO 8 FT N OF 27N.


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