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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1034 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 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...A STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS FROM NEAR MOBILE BAY TO
THE MOUTH OF THE RIO GRANDE. A LATE SEASON REINFORCING FRONT
WILL MOVE INTO THE NW GULF EARLY WED MORNING...MERGE WITH THE
STATIONARY FRONT...THEN REACH FROM THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO THE
SW GULF EARLY THU BEFORE STALLING FROM THE FLORIDA STRAITS TO
NEAR THE YUCATAN PENINSULA BY FRI AS WEAK HIGH PRES MOVES E OVER
THE N GULF.

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FT LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E 5 TO
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...SW WINDS WILL INCREASE TONIGHT INTO WED MORNING N OF
 THE BAHAMAS AND OFF NE FLORIDA AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT MOVING
ACROSS THE SE UNITED STATES. THE FRONT WILL CROSS THE WATERS E
OF NORTH FLORIDA THU...REACHING FROM 31N71W TO SOUTH FLORIDA FRI
MORNING. STRONG SW WINDS WILL DEVELOP E OF FLORIDA WELL AHEAD OF
THE FRONT WED NIGHT AND THU. THE FRONT WILL WEAKEN FRI AS IT
MOVES E. HIGH PRES WILL THEN BUILD OVER THE AREA THIS WEEKEND.

.OVERNIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND S 15 TO
20 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND S TO SW 15 TO 20 KT N
OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND S TO SW 20 TO
30 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND SW 20 TO 30 KT N
OF 27N. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT IN S TO SW SWELL.
.FRI...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.


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