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FZNT25 KNHC 201420
OFFN04

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1020 AM EDT MON OCT 20 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...AN AREA OF LOW PRES IS EXPECTED TO SLOWLY DEVELOP
OVER THE SW GULF TODAY THROUGH WED. THE LOW WILL DRIFT IN E-NE
TOWARD THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA THROUGH FRI NIGHT. A COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE INTO THE NORTHERN WATERS TUE AND BECOME DIFFUSE FROM
THE CENTRAL FLORIDA PENINSULA TO THE SOUTHERN TEXAS COAST WED.

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT IN NE SWELL.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A FRONTAL BOUNDARY EXTENDS FROM 31N65W SW TO 28N73W
THEN BECOMES DIFFUSE WESTWARD TO NEAR CAPE CANAVERAL. THE FRONT
WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY DISSIPATE AS THE WESTERN PORTION LIFTS N
OF THE AREA THROUGH TUE. A SECOND COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE NE
FLORIDA COAST WED...EXTEND FROM NEAR 31N73W TO STUART FLORIDA WED
NIGHT...FROM NEAR BERMUDA TO THE NW BAHAMAS THU NIGHT AND ALIGN
ALONG 27N BY FRI NIGHT.

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT S OF 27N...AND
3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT S OF 27N...AND 3 TO
5 FT N OF 27N.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.



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