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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
ISSUED BY NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
337 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

...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...MODERATE TO FRESH WINDS PREVAIL ACROSS THE EASTERN
GULF AND WILL VEER THROUGH WED NIGHT AS HIGH PRES ACROSS W
CENTRAL GULF DRIFTS E AND NE. HIGH PRES OVER THE SE UNITED
STATES WILL DOMINATE THE BASIN WED THROUGH THU WITH MODERATE
RETURN FLOW ACROSS THE GULF. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL DROP INTO
THE NORTHERN WATERS THU NIGHT...STALLING AND DISSIPATING ALONG
28N THROUGH FRI NIGHT. MODERATE TO FRESH RETURN FLOW WILL
DOMINATE THE BASIN SAT AND SAT NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL
APPROACH FROM THE NW SUN AND MOVE SE THROUGH THE WATERS SUN
NIGHT.

.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT SHIFTING TO W TO NW. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT.


WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT EXTENDS FROM 31N62W TO 26N65W TO 22N72W
WILL MERGE WITH ANOTHER COLD FRONT FROM 31N59W TO 20N71W
TONIGHT. GALE FORCE WINDS N OF 28N WILL DIMINISH TONIGHT.
ANOTHER COLD FRONT FROM 31N74W TO 30N81W WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
WATERS TONIGHT AND WED...THEN PASS E OF THE AREA WED NIGHT. A
HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE SE UNITED STATES WED AND
WED NIGHT...THEN DRIFT SE THROUGH THE WATERS THU INTO FRI WHILE
SLOWLY WEAKENING. YET ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE OVER THE
NORTHERN WATERS FRI...EXTENDING FROM 31N74W TO MELBOURNE FLORIDA
BY LATE FRI...THEN STALL AND GRADUALLY DISSIPATE ALONG 26N SAT
INTO SUN. ANOTHER HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD SE OVER THE REGION
FRI NIGHT INTO SUN...THEN PASS TO THE NE OF THE WATERS SUN
NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE NW SUN NIGHT.


...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...N OF 27N...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 25 KT. S OF 27N...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT SE OF
FRONT S TO SE. SEAS 5 TO 10 FT S OF 27N...11 TO 16 FT N OF
27N...AND 2 TO 3 FT W OF THE BAHAMAS.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT S OF 23N E OF 67W S TO
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT N OF 26N...4 TO 7 FT ATLC
EXPOSURES S OF 26N...AND 2 TO 3 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED NIGHT...S OF 25N...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW TO N
10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. N OF 25N...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20
KT. SEAS 5 TO 9 FT ATLC EXPOSURES...AND 2 TO 4 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU...W OF 65W...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT NW PORTION
10 TO 15 KT. E OF 65W...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SUBSIDING TO
10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT ATLC EXPOSURES...
AND 2 TO 4 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU NIGHT...N OF 26N...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. S OF 26 N...E
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT E OF 65W E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
4 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT W OF THE BAHAMAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S OF 27N...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N OF 27N...W TO NW
WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT W OF THE BAHAMAS 2 TO
4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N OF 27N...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. S OF 27N...N
TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT E OF 60W S TO SE 5 TO 10 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT W OF THE BAHAMAS 2 TO 4 FT...AND N OF
27N E OF 70W BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...W OF 65W...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. E OF 65W...E TO NE
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT W OF THE BAHAMAS 2 TO
4 FT...AND N OF 27N E OF 70W 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT
W OF THE BAHAMAS 2 TO 3 FT...AND N OF 27N E OF 70W 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT W OF 70W BECOMING E TO
SE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...EXCEPT W OF THE BAHAMAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT N OF 27N W OF
70W INCREASING TO S TO SW 25 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9
FT...EXCEPT W OF THE BAHAMAS 2 TO 4 FT.





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