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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
321 AM EST MON DEC 22 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 STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDING FROM THE FLORIDA BIG
BEND AREA TO 1011 MB LOW PRES NEAR 24N96W WILL BECOME DIFFUSE
LATER TODAY. SOUTHERLY RETURN FLOW WILL INTENSIFY TONIGHT AHEAD
OF A STRONG COLD FRONT EXPECTED TO ENTER THE NW GULF EARLY TUE.
THE FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM SE LOUISIANA TO THE WESTERN BAY OF
CAMPECHE TUE NIGHT...FROM THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO THE EASTERN
BAY OF CAMPECHE WED...AND MOVE EAST OF AREA WED NIGHT. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT.

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...WEAK STATIONARY FRONT OFF NE FLORIDA WILL MOVE N OF
THE AREA LATER TODAY. SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE OVER THE NW
WATERS TUE NIGHT AND WED AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT MOVING
INTO THE AREA WED NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL REACH FROM 31N75W TO W
CUBA THU...FROM 31N70W TO CENTRAL CUBA THU NIGHT...AND FROM
30N65W TO CENTRAL CUBA FRI NIGHT. FRESH NW WINDS AND BUILDING
SEAS ARE EXPECTED BEHIND THE FRONT.

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND
3 TO 4 FT N OF 27N.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND
3 TO 4 FT N OF 27N.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S OF 27N...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N OF 27N...SE WINDS
10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO
6 FT N OF 27N.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO
6 FT N OF 27N.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO 6 FT N
OF 27N.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.


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