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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
420 AM EST SUN NOV 23 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...STRONG SOUTHERLY RETURN FLOW WILL INCREASE TO NEAR
GALE FORCE OVER THE NORTHERN GULF AHEAD OF A PRE-FRONTAL TROUGH
THAT WILL SHIFT FROM THE OFFSHORE TEXAS AND LOUISIANA COASTAL
WATERS THIS MORNING NE ACROSS THE N GULF WATERS AND INTO THE
FLORIDA PANHANDLE BY EVENING. A RAPIDLY MOVING COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE OFF THE TEXAS COAST TONIGHT AND REACH FROM THE FLORIDA BIG
BEND REGION TO W BAY OF CAMPECHE BY MON AFTERNOON...THEN STALL
BRIEFLY OVER THE SE WATERS LATE MON INTO TUE. STRONG HIGH PRES
BUILDING IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT WILL PUSH THE FRONT SE OF THE
GULF ON WED AND INDUCE NORTHERLY GALES BEHIND THE FRONT LATE TUE
AFTERNOON THROUGH WED.

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A NEARLY STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDING FROM 24N65W TO
24N73W THEN TROUGH NW BAHAMAS HAS BEGUN TO LIFT N AS A WEAK WARM
FRONT ACROSS THE BAHAMAS THIS MORNING. FRONT TO CONTINUE LIFTING
N AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT MOVING OFF THE SE UNITED STATES COAST ON
MON EVENING. THE NEW COLD FRONT WILL STALL BRIEFLY FROM 31N74W
TO FORT PIERCE FLORIDA ON TUE. BUILDING HIGH PRES N OF THE FRONT
ON TUE NIGHT WILL PUSH THE FRONT E AGAIN TO A POSITION FROM
31N75W TO NW CUBA ON WED NIGHT...AND FROM 30N65W TO CENTRAL CUBA
THU NIGHT.

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND SE 20 TO 25 KT N OF
27N. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT S OF 27N...AND 6 TO 9 FT N OF 27N. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S OF 27N...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. N OF 27N...SE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT S OF 27N...AND 6 TO 9 FT N OF 27N.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND S 15 TO 20 KT N OF
27N. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO
6 FT N OF 27N.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO
6 FT N OF 27N.
.WED...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO 7 FT N
OF 27N.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT S OF 27N...AND
6 TO 8 FT N OF 27N.
.THU...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT S OF 27N...AND 6 TO
8 FT N OF 27N.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND
5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N.



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