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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
523 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 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 WEAK COLD FRONT FROM NEAR TAMPA BAY FLORIDA TO THE
CENTRAL GULF NEAR 24N92W WILL REACH THE SE AND S CENTRAL GULF
FRI...MOVING SE OF THE BASIN EARLY SAT. A STRONGER COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE INTO THE N CENTRAL AND NE GULF ON FRI LATE RACING SE
OF THE AREA BY SAT NIGHT. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS
THE GULF WATERS WAKE OF THE COLD FRONT THROUGH TUE WITH SE
RETURN FLOW SETTING UP ACROSS THE NW GULF WATERS SAT NIGHT
SPREADING E ACROSS THE ENTIRE GULF BY SUN. THE NEXT COLD FRONT
MAY ENTER THE FAR NW PORTION TUE NIGHT.

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...LOW PRES NEAR 22N65W 1009 MB WILL MOVE N ALONG 65W
AND DISSIPATE BY SAT. A WEAK COLD FRONT FROM 31N79W TO CAPE
CANAVERAL FLORIDA WILL MOVE SLOWLY SE THROUGH LATE TODAY. A
STRONGER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF NE FLORIDA BY SAT MORNING
REACHING FROM 31N72W TO NW CUBA LATE SAT...FROM BERMUDA TO THE
WINDWARD PASSAGE LATE SUN...BEFORE STALLING AND GRADUALLY
DISSIPATING FROM 28N65W TO PUERTO RICO MON NIGHT THROUGH TUE.
HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OVER THE CAROLINAS BEHIND THE FRONT MON AND
TUE.

.TODAY...S OF 27N...NW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING W IN THE
AFTERNOON. N OF 27N...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT... BECOMING W 10 TO
15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S OF 27N...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N OF 27N...W WINDS
10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...S OF 27N...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. N OF 27N...W WINDS 20 TO
25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO
8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND NW 25 TO 30 KT N
OF 27N. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.



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