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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
909 PM EST WED DEC 24 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 COLD FRONT EXTENDS FROM NORTHERN FLORIDA TO THE E
YUCATAN PENINSULA. THE FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM SOUTH FLORIDA TO
THE YUCATAN CHANNEL LATE TONIGHT AND MOVE E OF THE AREA BY THU
AFTERNOON. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT. THE
NEXT COLD FRONT WILL ENTER THE NW GULF BY SAT NIGHT. THE FRONT
WILL STALL FROM NEAR SE LOUISIANA TO TAMPICO MEXICO SUN NIGHT
AND SLOWLY DISSIPATE THROUGH MON.

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NW WATERS LATE
TONIGHT. THE FRONT WILL WEAKEN AS IT REACHES FROM NEAR 31N70W TO
THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA THU NIGHT. THE SOUTHERN PART OF THE
BOUNDARY WILL STALL AND LIFT NORTHWARD FRI AS THE NORTHERN PART
OF THE BOUNDARY SHIFTS EASTWARD. BY FRI NIGHT...THE BOUNDARY
WILL EXTEND FROM NEAR 27N65W TO CENTRAL FLORIDA. THE FRONT WILL
CONTINUE SINKING SLOWLY SOUTH AS IT DISSIPATES THROUGH SAT. HIGH
PRES WILL BUILD IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT.

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND S 15 TO 20 KT N OF
27N. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT S OF 27N...AND W 15 TO 20 KT N OF 27N.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S OF 27N...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N OF 27N...N WINDS
10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...
AND 3 TO 4 FT N OF 27N.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 TO
5 FT N OF 27N.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...
AND 3 TO 4 FT N OF 27N.


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