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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
944 PM EST SUN JAN 22 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 STRONG COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM FLORIDA BIG BEND
REGION TO YUCATAN PENINSULA WILL SWEEP QUICKLY ACROSS THE
REMAINDER OF THE GULF THROUGH EARLY MON...ACCOMPANIED BY A LARGE
AREA OF STRONG TO GALE FORCE WINDS ACROSS MOST OF THE WATERS N
OF 22N BOTH E AND W OF THE FRONT. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE TUE
THROUGH WED AS HIGH PRES BUILDS IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT. THE
NEXT COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NW GULF WED...THEN ACROSS THE
BASIN THROUGH THU NIGHT.

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO SE LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...WEAK HIGH PRES NEAR 25N62W WILL CONTINUE TO SHIFT
E-NE AS A STRONG COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE BASIN FROM THE W. THE
FRONT WILL MOVE INTO NW WATERS TONIGHT THEN REACH FROM 31N75W TO
CENTRAL CUBA EARLY MON...THEN FROM 31N68W TO THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE EARLY TUE...THEN ACROSS THE NE CARIBBEAN AND ADJACENT
ATLC WED. THE FRONT WILL BE ACCOMPANIED BY A LARGE AREA OF GALE
FORCE WINDS N OF 23N AND BOTH E AND W OF THE FRONT.  HIGH PRES
WILL BUILD BACK ACROSS THE AREA WED...SHIFTING E THU AS  THE
NEXT COLD FRONT MOVES OFF THE NE FLORIDA COAST LATE THU.

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT S OF 27N...AND SW 25 TO
35 KT N OF 27N. S OF 27N...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT
LATE. N OF 27N...SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.MON...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT S OF 27N...AND 8 TO
11 FT N OF 27N. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT S OF 27N...
AND 8 TO 11 FT N OF 27N.
.TUE...S OF 27N...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT...SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. N OF 27N...W TO NW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT...SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 27N...AND
5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 TO 5 FT N OF
27N.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...
AND 3 TO 4 FT N OF 27N.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND
3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...
AND 3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND
3 TO 4 FT N OF 27N.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...
AND 3 TO 4 FT N OF 27N.



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