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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1022 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT FROM NEW ORLEANS LOUISIANA TO TAMPICO
MEXICO WILL REACH FROM THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO THE W YUCATAN
PENINSULA OVERNIGHT TUE NIGHT AND PASS SE THROUGH THE STRAITS OF
FLORIDA OVERNIGHT WED NIGHT. LOCALLY DENSE SMOKE AND HAZE IN THE
W GULF WILL SHRINK SOUTHEASTWARD INTO THE BAY OF CAMPECHE AHEAD
OF THE COLD FRONT THROUGH TUE BEFORE DISSIPATING. HIGH PRES NEAR
27N95W WITH A RIDGE TO THE FLORIDA STRAITS WILL REMAIN
STATIONARY WED NIGHT AND THU. THE HIGH WILL SHIFT N OF THE AREA
THU NIGHT WITH A RIDGE ALONG 91W SETTING UP SE RETURN FLOW
ACROSS THE NW GULF FRI NIGHT INTO SAT.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

.OVERNIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF
SMOKE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. VSBY 3 NM.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. AREAS OF SMOKE.
VSBY 3 NM.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.



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