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FZNT25 KNHC 070326
OFFN04

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1026 PM 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...A COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE BASIN THROUGH
TONIGHT FOLLOWED BRIEFLY BY FRESH TO STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS.
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE BASIN MON WITH FRESH TO
STRONG NORTHERLY FLOW BEHIND IT. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE WED AS
HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE NW.

.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT
LATE IN THE NIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.SUN...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 30 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS FROM 31N64W TO A 1015 MB
LOW PRES NEAR 27N80W. THE LOW WILL LIFT NE OF THE AREA SUN
AFTERNOON DRAGGING THE COLD FRONT ACROSS THE BASIN IN ITS WAKE.
GALE FORCE WINDS WILL ACCOMPANY THE LOW AND FRONT N OF
27N...INCREASING TO STORM FORCE ALONG 30N SUN NIGHT. ANOTHER
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH
ANOTHER ROUND OF GALE FORCE WINDS N OF 27N MON NIGHT THROUGH
TUE. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE LATE TUE NIGHT WITH ANOTHER YET
WEAKER COLD FRONT CLIPPING THE NORTHERN WATERS WED.

...GALE WARNING...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...S OF 27N...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S
10 TO 15 KT LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO
20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT... BECOMING SW TO W 20 TO 25 KT LATE IN THE
NIGHT... SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE IN THE NIGHT.
N OF 27N...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE TO S 20 TO
25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN...SHIFTING TO SW TO W LATE IN THE
NIGHT...SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...S OF 27N...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...SHIFTING TO NW
20 TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. N OF 27N...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO
40 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT S OF 27N...AND 8 TO 13 FT N OF 27N.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...S OF 27N...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. N OF 27N...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO
40 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT
S OF 27N...AND 10 TO 15 FT N OF 27N.
.MON...S OF 27N...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO
15 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. N OF 27N...NW WINDS
20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE LATE MORNING
AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN...BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND 8 TO 13 FT N OF 27N.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 27N...AND
7 TO 10 FT N OF 27N.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND 8 TO 11
FT N OF 27N.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND 8 TO 11 FT N
OF 27N.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 6 TO 9 FT N
OF 27N.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 6 TO
8 FT N OF 27N.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO 7 FT N
OF 27N.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...
AND 4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.


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