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FZNT25 KNHC 242121
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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
421 PM EST TUE JAN 24 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...WEAKENING HIGH PRES OVER THE S CENTRAL GULF WILL
SHIFT NE TO THE FAR EASTERN GULF BY EARLY ON WED...AND TO E OF
FLORIDA BY WED EVENING. RESIDUAL LARGE SEAS IN SE GULF WILL
SUBSIDE THIS AFTERNOON. SOUTHERLY RETURN FLOW WILL INCREASE IN
THE WESTERN GULF AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS
THE NW GULF WED MORNING. THE FRONT WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE AREA
THROUGH THU...THEN BECOME STATIONARY OVER THE SOUTHERN WATERS ON
FRI WHERE IT WILL DISSIPATE THROUGH SAT. MINIMAL GALE FORCE
WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE NEAR THE COAST OF VERACRUZ THU.

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE LATE. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT LATE.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A STRONG COLD FRONT FROM 31N64W TO 26N65W TO THE
WINDWARD PASSAGE WILL MOVE E OF 65W THIS EVENING...THEN E OF 55W
 EARLY THU. A LARGE AREA OF STRONG TO NEAR GALE FORCE WINDS AND
VERY LARGE SEAS WILL CONTINUE BEHIND THE FRONT. HIGH PRES WILL
BUILD BACK ACROSS THE AREA WED...THEN SLIDE EASTWARD ON THU IN
RESPONSE TO THE NEXT COLD FRONT THAT WILL MOVE OFF THE NE
FLORIDA  COAST THU AFTERNOON. THIS FRONT WILL REACH FROM NEAR
31N70W TO SE FLORIDA EARLY ON FRI...AND WEAKEN AS IT REACHES
FROM NEAR 29N65W  TO SE BAHAMAS AND E CENTRAL BY EARLY SAT
NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL  BUILD FROM W TO E ALONG 25N IN THE WAKE
OF THE FRONT.

.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND W TO NW 15 TO
20 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N.
.WED...S OF 27N...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE IN THE
AFTERNOON. N OF 27N...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S TO
SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND
3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND S TO SW
15 TO 20 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 TO 5 FT
N OF 27N.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND SW 20 TO 25 KT N OF
27N. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N.
.THU NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF
27N...AND 4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND
3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N.
.FRI NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF
27N...AND 4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.
.SAT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO
6 FT N OF 27N.
.SAT NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF
27N...AND 3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 TO
4 FT N OF 27N.
.SUN NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 TO 4 FT N OF 27N.



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