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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
436 AM EST SAT FEB 6 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...REINFORCED HIGH PRES WILL BRING AN INCREASE IN WINDS
AND SEAS ACROSS THE WESTERN HALF OF THE GULF TODAY...INCREASING
OVER THE SE GULF THROUGH TONIGHT AS LOW PRES DEVELOPS E OF
FLORIDA. THE NEXT MAJOR COLD FRONT WILL REACH THE N CENTRAL AND
NE GULF WATERS MON FOLLOWED BY FRESH TO STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS
AND BUILDING SEAS OVER MAINLY THE N CENTRAL AND NE GULF. THESE
CONDITIONS WILL DOMINATE MUCH OF THE GULF WATERS THROUGH LATE
TUE INTO EARLY WED.

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 20 TO 25 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 20 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 15 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT IN W TO NW SWELL.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM NEAR BERMUDA TO CENTRAL
CUBA WILL BECOME REINFORCED LATER TODAY WITH LOW PRES FORMING
NEAR THE NW BAHAMAS EARLY THIS EVENING. THE LOW WILL DEEPEN
RAPIDLY AND SHIFT N OF THE AREA THROUGH EARLY SUN...WHILE THE
FRONT MOVES E...AND REACHES FROM NEAR 31N74W TO EASTERN CUBA ON
SUN...FROM 31N65W TO THE WINDWARD PASSAGE BY SUN NIGHT...AND FROM
NEAR 25N65W TO HAITI BY MON. STRONG GALE TO STORM FORCE WINDS ARE
POSSIBLE ACROSS THE N WATERS SUN THROUGH MON. THE NEXT COLD FRONT
WILL REACH THE FAR NW WATERS MON NIGHT. THIS FRONT IS FORECAST TO
REACH FROM NEAR 31N74W TO WESTERN CUBA BY EARLY TUE.


...GALE WARNING SUN...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE MON NIGHT...

.TODAY...S OF 27N...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. N OF 27N...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...S OF 27N...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO
25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. N OF 27N...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S
TO SW 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...SHIFTING TO NW 20 TO 30 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S OF 27N...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW TO N
10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. N OF 27N...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN N
SWELL.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN W TO NW SWELL.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.


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