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OFFN04

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
916 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...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...THE EASTERN SEGMENT OF A COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM
SOUTH FLORIDA TO N MEXICO WILL LOSE IDENTITY ACROSS THE FLORIDA
STRAITS OVERNIGHT WHILE THE WESTERN SEGMENT STALLS BRIEFLY ALONG
25N...THEN BEGINS TO LIFT NE AS A WARM FRONT EARLY SAT. THE WARM
FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE ON SUN AHEAD OF THE
NEXT COLD FRONT MOVING OFF THE TEXAS COAST SUN NIGHT. THE
EASTERN PORTION OF THIS SECOND FRONT WILL RACE SE THROUGH THE
STRAITS OF FLORIDA ON MON NIGHT. THE WESTERN PORTION OF THE
FRONT WILL BECOME STATIONARY OVER THE SW WATERS ON MON NIGHT AND
TUE...THEN MOVE NE ON TUE NIGHT WITH POSSIBLE LOW PRES
DEVELOPMENT.

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT EXTENDS FROM NEAR 31N71W TO SOUTH
FLORIDA. THE FRONT WILL REACH FROM 26N65W TO THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE ON SAT...AND THEN LOSE ITS IDENTITY ACROSS THE TROPICAL
WATERS NE OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS ON SUN. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE INTO THE NW WATERS MON. THIS FRONT WILL STALL FROM 25N65W
TO THE N BAHAMAS ON TUE NIGHT AND DISSIPATE THROUGH WED.

.TONIGHT...S OF 27N...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. N OF 27N...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT S
OF 27N...AND 5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.SAT...S OF 27N...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. N OF 27N...NE WINDS
15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND
5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND SE 10 TO 15 KT N OF
27N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 27N...AND
4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO 7 FT N
OF 27N.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO
7 FT N OF 27N.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO 6 FT
N OF 27N.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO
6 FT N OF 27N.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO
7 FT N OF 27N.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO
7 FT N OF 27N.


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