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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1012 PM EDT TUE MAY 24 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...HIGH PRES OVER THE NE GULF WILL SUPPORT MODERATE TO
FRESH SE WINDS OVER THE WESTERN GULF TONIGHT THROUGH SUN...WITH
THE EXCEPTION OF FRESH TO STRONG SE WINDS THU NIGHT INTO FRI AS
THE PRESSURE GRADIENT BRIEFLY TIGHTENS THERE. FRESH TO LOCALLY
STRONG WINDS WILL PULSE EACH NIGHT INTO THE EARLY MORNING HOURS
NEAR AND TO THE NW OF THE YUCATAN PENINSULA DUE TO LOCAL EFFECTS
INDUCED BY A THERMAL TROUGH.

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAKENING STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS FROM 31N67W TO
THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS. THE FRONT WILL CONTINUE MOVING SOUTHEASTWARD
AND BECOME A FRONTAL TROUGH EXTENDING FROM 31N65W TO THE SE BAHAMAS
BY WED NIGHT...THEN MOVE BACK TO THE W THU AND FRI. MAINLY GENTLE
TO MODERATE WINDS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH WED NIGHT. MODERATE TO
FRESH WINDS WILL AFFECT THE NW AND N CENTRAL WATERS THU THROUGH
FRI NIGHT AS THE TROUGH HEADS BACK W.

.OVERNIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF
27N...AND 3 TO 4 FT N OF 27N.
.WED...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND NE TO E 10 TO
15 KT N OF 27N. S OF 27N...SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT
IN THE AFTERNOON. N OF 27N...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF 27N...SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT. N OF 27N...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...
AND 3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF
27N...AND 3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND
3 TO 4 FT N OF 27N.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF
27N...AND 3 TO 4 FT N OF 27N.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 TO
4 FT N OF 27N.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...
AND 3 TO 4 FT N OF 27N.



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