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FZNT25 KNHC 312046
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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
346 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...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 WARM FRONT FROM THE FLORIDA STRAITS TO THE TEXAS
COASTAL BEND WILL MOVE NE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND E GULF WATERS
TONIGHT AND SUN AHEAD OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT MOVING OFF THE
TEXAS COAST ON SUN. THE EASTERN PORTION OF THIS SECOND FRONT
WILL RACE SE AND THROUGH THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA ON MON
NIGHT...WHILE THE WESTERN PORTION OF THE FRONT BECOMES
STATIONARY OVER THE SW WATERS ON MON NIGHT AND TUE. THESE
FRONTAL REMNANTS WILL BEGIN TO MOVE NE ON TUE NIGHT WITH LOW
PRES EXPECTED TO DEVELOP NEAR THE TEXAS COASTAL BEND AROUND
SUNRISE WED...AND THEN MOVE E ALONG 28N WED NIGHT DRAGGING A
DEVELOPING COLD FRONT TO THE S ACROSS THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL
GULF WATERS.

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM NEAR 25N65W TO THE
FLORIDA STRAITS WILL RACE E OF THE AREA BY EARLY MON. A SECOND
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NW WATERS ON MON WITH MINIMAL GALE
CONDITIONS N OF 30N NEAR THE FRONT. THIS SECOND FRONT WILL REACH
FROM BERMUDA TO THE SE BAHAMAS LATE MON NIGHT AND THEN STALL AND
GRADUALLY DISSIPATE OVER THE TROPICAL WATERS NE OF THE LEEWARD
ISLANDS ON TUE AND WED. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN THE WAKE OF
THE FRONT.

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...S OF 27N...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 20 TO
25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. N OF 27N...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO
7 FT N OF 27N.
.SUN NIGHT...S OF 27N...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. N OF 27N...SE WINDS
15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N.
.MON...S OF 27N...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. N OF 27N...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW
25 TO 30 KT EXCEPT 30 TO 35 KT N OF 30N. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND
6 TO 9 FT N OF 27N. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 6 TO
9 FT N OF 27N.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO 6 FT
N OF 27N.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO
6 FT N OF 27N.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO 6 FT N
OF 27N.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO
6 FT N OF 27N.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.


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