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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
442 AM EDT THU OCT 2 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 FROM NEAR TAMPA BAY TO NEAR
PENSACOLA BAY WILL DISSIPATE BY TONIGHT AS IT LIFTS NE AS A WARM
FRONT THROUGH THE NE GULF. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE
TEXAS COAST FRI MORNING AND REACH FROM NEAR TAMPA BAY TO THE
UPPER MEXICAN COAST SAT MORNING AND FROM THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA
TO THE UPPER MEXICAN COAST SUN MORNING. THE FRONT WILL GRADUALLY
DISSIPATE MON THROUGH MON NIGHT AS THE WESTERN PORTION LIFTS NE
AS A WARM FRONT.

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT EXTENDS FROM 31N63W TO 26N71W THEN
STATIONARY TO 27N80W. THE COLD FRONT WILL REACH FROM 31N56W TO
26N67W THEN BECOME DISSIPATING STATIONARY TO 27N74W EARLY FRI
BEFORE SHIFTING E OF THE AREA. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL ENTER NW
PORTIONS SAT...REACH FROM NEAR 31N70W TO THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA
SUN MORNING AND WEAKEN FROM 31N66W TO THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA MON
MORNING BEFORE DRIFTING NW THROUGH MON NIGHT.

.TODAY...S OF 27N...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. N OF 27N...NE WINDS
5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S OF 27N...N WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING E AFTER
MIDNIGHT. N OF 27N...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT S OF 27N...AND NE 5 TO 10 KT N OF
27N. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S OF 27N...NW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING W
AFTER MIDNIGHT. N OF 27N...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.



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