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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
430 AM 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...THE EASTERN SEGMENT OF A COLD FRONT HAS MOVED SE
ACROSS MOST OF FLORIDA AND THE E GULF OVERNIGHT AND EXTENDS FROM
THE FLORIDA KEYS TO NEAR 24N90W EARLY THIS MORNING...WITH
STATIONARY FRONT CONTINUING W-NW TO NEAR BROWNSVILLE. E HALF OF
FRONT WILL MOVE SE TODAY ACROSS THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA AND BEGIN
TO LOSE IDENTITY ACROSS NW CUBA TONIGHT...THE WESTERN SEGMENT
STALLS BRIEFLY ALONG 25N...THEN LIFTS N AS A WARM FRONT. THE
WARM FRONT WILL MOVE INTO CENTRAL AND SE TEXAS LATE THIS
AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING THEN SHIFT NE ACROSS THE CENTRAL GULF
COAST AND TO FLORIDA PANHANDLE ON SUN AHEAD OF THE NEXT COLD
FRONT MOVING OFF THE TEXAS COAST SUN EVENING. THE EASTERN
PORTION OF THIS SECOND FRONT WILL RACE SE AND THROUGH THE
STRAITS OF FLORIDA BY TUE...WHILE THE WESTERN PORTION OF THE
FRONT WILL BECOME STATIONARY OVER THE SW WATERS ON MON NIGHT AND
TUE...THEN MOVE NE ON TUE NIGHT WITH LOW PRES EXPECTED TO
DEVELOP ALONG FRONT ACROSS N PORTIONS.

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT EXTENDS FROM NEAR 31N66W TO FLORIDA
KEYS EARLY THIS MORNING AND WILL CONTINUE MOVING SE AND REACH
FROM 24N65W TO CENTRAL CUBA THIS EVENING...THEN WEAKEN AS IT
REACHES SE WATERS ALONG ABOUT 20N SUN EVENING THROUGH MON.
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NW WATERS MON WITH SW
GALES OCCURRING ACROSS N PORTIONS AHEAD OF FRONT. THIS FRONT
WILL REACH FROM 30N65W TO STRAITS OF FLORIDA TUE MORNING THEN
GRADUALLY STALL W TO E ALONG 23N AND THROUGH CENTRAL BAHAMAS BY
WED.

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE MON...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO
7 FT N OF 27N.
.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.
.SUN...S OF 27N...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. N OF 27N...SE 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
5 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT N OF 28N. SEAS
3 FT S OF 27N...AND 6 TO 9 FT N OF 27N.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO
7 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 TO 4 FT.
.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.



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