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FZNT25 KNHC 140848
OFFN04

NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
348 AM EST Thu Dec 14 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...Broad high pressure over the Gulf will maintain
light to moderate winds through Thu afternoon. The next cold
front will enter the northern Gulf Thu night, then reach from
the Florida Big Bend in the NE Gulf to near Tampico Mexico by
Fri afternoon, then stall from Tampa to the Bay of Campeche on
Sat before lifting back to the W and NW through Sun. High pres
will prevail Mon and Mon night. Gale force winds are possible
along the coast of Mexico near Tampico and Veracruz Fri and Fri
night.

.TODAY...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft, subsiding to 2 ft or
less.

Within 200 nm east of the coast of Florida

.SYNOPSIS...A stalling cold front from 27N65W to across the SE
Bahamas and eastern Cuba will gradually dissipate through early
Fri. A ridge will build along 25N in the wake of the front.
A weak cold front will move off the NE Florida coast early Fri,
reach from Bermuda to S Florida Sat, then will stall and gradually
dissipate along 25N through early next week as high pres builds
down from the N.

.TODAY...N to NE winds less than 5 kt S of 27N, and SW to W 15 to
20 kt N of 27N. Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N, and 3 to 5 ft N of
27N.
.TONIGHT...E winds less than 5 kt S of 27N, and SW 10 to 15 kt N
of 27N. Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N, and 3 to 4 ft N of 27N.
.FRI...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt S of 27N, and SW 10 to 15 kt N of
27N. Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N, and 3 ft N of 27N.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and W to NW 10 to
15 kt N of 27N. Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N, and 3 to 4 ft N of
27N.
.SAT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to
3 ft in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft or less S of
27N, and 3 to 4 ft N of 27N.
.SUN...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N, and 3 to
5 ft N of 27N.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less S of
27N, and 3 to 5 ft N of 27N.
.MON...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N, and
3 to 5 ft N of 27N.
.MON NIGHT...E to 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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