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FZNT25 KNHC 210907
OFFN04

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
407 AM EST SUN DEC 21 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...A STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS FROM A WEAK 1015 MB LOW
PRES LOCATED S OF MOBILE BAY NEAR 29N87W TO 25N93W TO NEAR POZA
RICA MEXICO. THE LOW WILL DRIFT E ACROSS THE FAR NORTHERN WATERS
TODAY AND THE FRONT WILL GRADUALLY DISSIPATE. THE REMNANTS OF
THE FRONT WILL BEGIN TO DRIFT N. SOUTHERLY RETURN FLOW WILL
DOMINATE MOST OF THE GULF REGION LATE MON AHEAD OF THE NEXT COLD
FRONT FORECAST TO ENTER THE NW GULF WATERS TUE. THIS FRONT IS
FORECAST TO EXTEND FROM SE LOUISIANA TO THE WESTERN BAY OF
CAMPECHE TUE NIGHT...FROM THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO THE EASTERN
BAY OF CAMPECHE WED MORNING...AND WILL MOVE EAST OF AREA LATE
WED. GALE FORCE WINDS ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE WESTERN AND SW
WATERS W OF THE FRONT TUE NIGHT INTO WED.

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY EXTENDS ACROSS THE NORTHERN
WATERS. THE FRONT WILL MEANDER THERE THROUGH TONIGHT...BEFORE
MOVING N OF THE AREA MON. SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS
THE NW WATERS LATE TUE NIGHT AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT WHICH
WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA BY WED. THE FRONT WILL REACH FROM NEAR
31N77W TO W CUBA THU MORNING...AND FROM 31N70W TO CENTRAL CUBA
THU NIGHT. FRESH TO STRONG WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS TO 10 FT ARE
EXPECTED BEHIND THE FRONT.

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND
3 FT N OF 27N.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 TO 4 FT N OF 27N.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 TO
4 FT N OF 27N.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. S OF 27N...SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. N OF 27N...SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 27N...AND
4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO
6 FT N OF 27N.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO
6 FT N OF 27N.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO 7 FT N
OF 27N.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO
6 FT N OF 27N.


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