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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
335 AM EST MON JAN 23 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...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL EXIT THE SE GULF THIS
MORNING. A LARGE AREA OF GALE FORCE WINDS OVER THE CENTRAL AND
EASTERN GULF WILL DIMINISH THROUGH THE AFTERNOON...WITH LARGE
AND DANGEROUS SEAS PROPAGATING EASTWARD THROUGH TONIGHT.
CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE TUE THROUGH WED AS HIGH PRES BUILDS IN
THE WAKE OF THE FRONT. THE NEXT COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NW
GULF WED...THEN ACROSS THE BASIN THROUGH THU NIGHT. THE FRONT
WILL STALL FROM THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA TO THE SW GULF ALONG 22N
FRI.

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT IN W TO NW
SWELL.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN W TO NW SWELL.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT IN W TO NW SWELL.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT IN W TO NW SWELL...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...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...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A STRONG COLD FRONT FROM 31N79W TO S FLORIDA WILL RACE
EASTWARD EXTENDING FROM 31N68W TO THE WINDWARD PASSAGE EARLY TUE...
THEN ACROSS THE NE CARIBBEAN AND ADJACENT ATLC WED. THE FRONT
WILL BE ACCOMPANIED BY A LARGE AREA OF GALE FORCE WINDS N OF 23N
BOTH E AND W OF THE FRONT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD BACK ACROSS THE
AREA WED...SHIFTING E THU AS THE NEXT COLD FRONT MOVES OFF THE NE
FLORIDA COAST LATE THU. THAT FRONT WILL BRING INCREASING WINDS AND
SEAS MAINLY N OF 27N THROUGH FRI NIGHT.

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...SHIFTING TO NW BEHIND FRONT.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN W SWELL. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.TUE...S OF 27N...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. N OF 27N...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30
KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND W TO NW
15 TO 20 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT LATE.
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S 10 TO 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.



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