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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1001 PM EDT TUE APR 25 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...WEAK HIGH PRES CENTERED IN THE SE GULF WILL SHIFT SE
AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT EXPECTED TO MOVE OFF THE TEXAS COAST WED
EVENING. THE FRONT WILL STALL FROM SE LOUISIANA TO NEAR VERACRUZ
MEXICO THU THEN SHIFT NW AND INLAND BY EARLY FRI. A STRONG ATLC
RIDGE WILL BUILD W ACROSS THE GULF FRI THROUGH SAT TO PRODUCE
STRONG RETURN FLOW BASIN WIDE. A NEW COLD FRONT MAY MOVE INTO
THE WESTERN GULF SUN AND SUN NIGHT.

.OVERNIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE LATE EVENING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM 31N70W TO THE
CENTRAL BAHAMAS WILL DRIFT E...STALL AND DISSIPATE THROUGH
TONIGHT.  STRONG HIGH PRES ACROSS THE N CENTRAL ATLC WILL BUILD
SW ACROSS  THE TROPICAL N ATLC WATERS E OF 60W TONIGHT THROUGH
WED AND THEN  BUILD W ALONG 28N IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT THU
THROUGH SUN.

.OVERNIGHT...S OF 27N...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE
AFTER MIDNIGHT. N OF 27N...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND S 10 TO 15 KT N OF
27N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND SE TO S 10 TO 15 KT N
OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE 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...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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