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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1006 PM EST MON FEB 20 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...LOW PRES AND AN ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO
THE NW GULF TONIGHT...AND ACROSS THE GULF FROM WEST TO EAST
THROUGH THU ACCOMPANIED BY STRONG WINDS...BUILDING SEAS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. WINDS AND SEAS WILL DIMINISH
STARTING MID WEEK AS HIGH PRES BUILDS OVER THE GULF IN THE WAKE
OF THE LOW PRES AND FRONT.

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM 1011 MB LOW PRES NEAR
28N66W TO NORTH CENTRAL HISPANIOLA WILL MOVE E OF THE AREA
THROUGH EARLY TUE. HIGH PRES WILL FOLLOW IN THE WAKE OF THE
FRONT THEN  SHIFT E OF THE AREA BY THU AHEAD OF LOW PRES MOVING
ACROSS THE  FLORIDA PENINSULA. STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS ALONG WITH
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS WILL OCCUR AHEAD OF THE LOW PRES AND
ACCOMPANYING FRONTAL BOUNDARY THU AS IT MOVES NE TO THE N OF THE
BAHAMAS FRI. A TRAILING COLD FRONT WILL FOLLOW AND REACH FROM
31N75W TO S FLORIDA BY SAT.

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND E TO SE
15 TO 20 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND SE 20 TO 25 KT N OF
27N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT IN NE SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT IN NE SWELL.
.SAT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.


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