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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
411 PM EST SUN FEB 26 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...HIGH PRES WILL PASS NORTH OF THE GULF TODAY AND
BECOME CENTERED OVER THE MID-ATLC WATERS MON...WITH E-SE WINDS
EXPANDING EAST TONIGHT...THEN PERSISTING ACROSS THE GULF THROUGH
MID WEEK. THE NEXT COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE NW GULF LATE
WED...REACHING FROM CENTRAL FLORIDA TO THE BAY OF CAMPECHE BY
THU. STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS WILL FOLLOW THIS FRONT WITH THE
POTENTIAL FOR A GALE TO DEVELOP OVER SOUTHWEST WATERS ON THU.

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...NORTHERN PORTION OF A COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM
31N71W TO THE NORTHERN BAHAMAS WILL CONTINUE EAST AND EXIT THE
FORECAST AREA MON...WHILE THE SOUTHERN PORTION STALLS OVER THE
GREAT BAHAMA BANK TONIGHT WHILE IT DISSIPATES. HIGH PRES IN THE
WAKE OF THE FRONT WILL DOMINATE THE REGION THROUGH WED. THE NEXT COLD
FRONT IS FORECAST TO ENTER THE SW N ATLC ON THU MORNING...EXTENDING
FROM 31N68W TO CENTRAL FLORIDA FRIDAY EVENING.

.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.



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