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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
959 AM EST SAT JAN 21 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...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE ENTIRE
GULF OVER THE WEEKEND ACCOMPANIED BY A LARGE AREA OF STRONG TO
GALE FORCE WINDS ACROSS MOST OF THE WATERS N OF 22N BOTH E AND W
OF THE FRONT. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE TUE THROUGH WED AS HIGH
PRES BUILDS IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT.

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN S TO SW SWELL.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT IN W TO NW
SWELL.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT IN W TO NW
SWELL.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT IN W TO NW SWELL.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO SE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...THE WEAK TAIL END OF A COLD FRONT WILL SHIFT S-SE
THROUGH THE WATERS S OF 22N AND E OF 70W THROUGH TODAY. WEAK
HIGH PRES WILL LINGER OVER THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS THROUGH TONIGHT
BEFORE  SHIFTING E-NE THIS WEEKEND AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT.
THIS NEXT FRONT WILL MOVE INTO NW WATERS SUN NIGHT THEN REACH
FROM 31N71W  TO THE SE BAHAMAS BY MON EVENING...THEN FROM 31N66W
TO THE  WINDWARD PASSAGE TUE EVENING. THE FRONT WILL BE
ACCOMPANIED BY A  LARGE AREA OF GALE FORCE WINDS BOTH E AND W OF
THE FRONT.

...GALE WARNING...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND S TO SW 15 TO 20 KT
N OF 27N. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 27N...AND S TO SW 20 TO 25 KT N
OF 27N. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT S OF 27N...AND SW 25 TO
35 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN SW SWELL. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN W SWELL.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NW
SWELL.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.


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