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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
435 PM EDT FRI APR 18 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...1011 MB LOW PRES IS IN THE NE GULF APPROACHING THE
COAST OF FLORIDA NEAR 29.5N86W WITH A WARM FRONT EXTENDING TO THE
NE TO E FROM THE LOW...AND A TRAILING COLD FRONT EXTENDING SW OF
THE LOW THROUGH 25N88W TO 21N96W. GALE FORCE WINDS IN THE NW
QUADRANT OF THE LOW WILL DIMINISH AROUND SUNSET. THE LOW WILL
MOVE INLAND THIS EVENING WITH THE FRONT EXTENDING FROM 28N83W TO
THE SE GULF NEAR 24N85W...EXITING THE GULF SAT AFTERNOON. A RIDGE
WILL DOMINATE THE GULF WATERS SUN THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

EXTEND ACROSS THE GULF ALONG ABOUT 30N SUN THROUGH TUE NIGHT.

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO
4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A WARM FRONT JUST N OF THE NW CORNER OF THE WATERS
WILL CONTINUE TO LIFT N TONIGHT AS LOW PRES OVER THE NE GULF OF
MEXICO MOVES SLOWLY E. THE LOW WILL MOVE ACROSS N FLORIDA TONIGHT
EXITING THE GEORGIA COAST SAT AFTERNOON...THEN WILL MOVE ALONG 31N
THROUGH TUE. THE LOW WILL SLOWLY DRAG A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE
REGION SAT THROUGH TUE...EXTENDING FROM 31N78W TO THE CENTRAL
BAHAMAS BY SUN MORNING...FROM 31N74W TO THE SE BAHAMAS MON
MORNING...FROM JUST W OF BERMUDA TO THE TURKS AND CAICOS TUE
MORNING...DISSIPATING THEREAFTER. ANOTHER COLD FRONT MAY CLIP
ACROSS THE FAR NORTHERN WATERS WED.

.TONIGHT...S OF 27N...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. N OF 27N...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S OF 27N...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15
TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. N OF 27N...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...S OF 27N...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. N OF 27N...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT IN NE SWELL.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.


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