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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1008 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

...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 COLD FRONT FROM THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA TO 22N93W
TO 18.5N94W WILL MOVE INTO THE YUCATAN CHANNEL LATER TODAY.
FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE OVER THE NW GULF WILL END THIS
AFTERNOON. WINDS ARE FORECAST TO SLOWLY DIMINISH ON SAT AND SAT
NIGHT ALONG WITH THE SEAS SLOW TO SUBSIDE AS THE STRONG HIGH PRES
SLIDES E WHILE WEAKENING. A WEAK COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO
APPROACH THE NORTHERN GULF TUE.

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING
TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT FROM NEAR BERMUDA TO THE STRAITS OF
FLORIDA WILL REACH FROM 29N65W TO SE FLORIDA TODAY...STALL ALONG
25N BY LATE SAT THEN DISSIPATE THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. STRONG
HIGH PRES BEHIND FRONT WILL SUPPORT A BROAD AREA OF STRONG WINDS
AND BUILDING SEAS ACROSS THE WATERS S OF 27N...AND W THROUGH THE
BAHAMAS THIS WEEKEND. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE NE
FLORIDA COAST TUE THEN LIFT N OF THE AREA.

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 27N...AND N TO NE 15 TO 20 KT
N OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT IN NE SWELL.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 27N...AND NE 20 TO 25 KT N
OF 27N. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT IN NE SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.



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