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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1100 AM EDT THU JUL 31 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...A WEAK STATIONARY FRONT FROM JUST N OF NAPLES
FLORIDA THROUGH 25N87W TO 26N91W WILL DIMINISH TO A TROUGH BY
FRI AND DISSIPATE AS IT DRIFTS SE THROUGH THE WEEKEND. A WEAK
FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL MEANDER ALONG THE NORTHERN GULF COAST FRI
THROUGH SUN BEFORE MOVING NW AND INLAND SUN NIGHT. HIGH PRES
WILL BUILD ALONG 26N MON AND MON NIGHT.

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK FRONT OVER THE NW WATERS WILL RETROGRADE
INLAND BY TONIGHT. A RIDGE EXTENDING FROM 30N65W TO PALM BEACH
FLORIDA WILL SHIFT N TO CAPE CANAVERAL OVER THE WEEKEND. LOW
PRESSURE CURRENTLY NEAR 11N51W IS EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS THE
LEEWARD ISLANDS AND EXTREME NE CARIBBEAN...POSSIBLY AS A TROPICAL
CYCLONE...FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT...ACROSS PUERTO RICO LATE SAT AND
SAT NIGHT...BEFORE VEERING NW AND MOVING ALONG THE EASTERN
BAHAMAS LATE SUN THROUGH MON AND PASSING N OF THE BAHAMAS MON
NIGHT. INTERESTS ACROSS THIS AREA SHOULD CLOSELY MONITOR THIS
SYSTEM.

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S OF 27N...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. N OF 27N...SE WINDS
5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...S OF 27N...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. N OF 27N...SE WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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