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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
539 AM EDT SUN MAR 26 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...HIGH PRES OVER THE AREA WILL WEAKEN DURING THE NEXT
SEVERAL DAYS. A STATIONARY FRONT JUST INLAND THE TEXAS COAST
WILL GRADUALLY DISSIPATE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. SE FLOW WILL
INCREASE OVER PORTIONS OF THE WESTERN GULF THIS AFTERNOON...THEN
DIMINISH BY MON EVENING. THE SE FLOW WILL INCREASE TO FRESH TO
STRONG ON TUE OVER THE WESTERN GULF AND EXPAND EASTWARD TO OVER
MUCH OF THE CENTRAL GULF ON WED AS A WEAK COLD FRONT APPROACHES
THE TEXAS COAST. THE FRONT IS FORECAST TO MOVE OVER THE FAR
WESTERN GULF ON THU...WITH THE FRESH TO STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS
SHIFTING TO THE CENTRAL WATERS. A THERMAL TROUGH WILL MOVE
WESTWARD ACROSS THE BAY OF CAMPECHE EACH NIGHT AND DISSIPATE BY
LATE MORNING.

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.  ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.  ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.  ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 25N...AND
2 FT OR LESS N OF 25N. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 25N...AND
2 FT OR LESS N OF 25N.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 25N...AND
2 FT OR LESS N OF 25N.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 25N...AND
2 FT OR LESS N OF 25N.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 25N...
AND 2 FT OR LESS N OF 25N.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...THE COMBINATION OF STRONG HIGH PRES RIDING OVER THE
FAR NORTHERN WATERS AND LOW PRES NEAR 21N68W 1012 IS RESULTING
IN NEAR GALE TO GALE FORCE NE TO E WINDS N OF THE LOW. THE GALE
FORCE WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST TUE NIGHT AS THE LOW
TRACKS N THEN NE. THE LOW WILL EXIT THE AREA LATE MON NIGHT INTO
TUE AS WEAK HIGH PRES SETTLES IN OVER THE AREA THROUGH THU WITH
WIND AND SEAS DECREASING. LARGE N SWELL WILL LINGER IN THE E
PORTION OF THE AREA N OF 22N BEFORE MOVING E OF THE AREA WED
NIGHT.

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT S OF 27N...
AND 6 TO 8 FT N OF 27N. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. S OF 27N...
AND 6 TO 7 FT N OF 27N. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT
N OF 27N. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO 7 FT IN E TO SE SWELL
N OF 27N. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND E TO SE 5 TO
10 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT S OF 27N...AND 6 TO 8 FT IN E TO SE
SWELL N OF 27N. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUE...S OF 27N...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT IN NE
TO E SWELL. N OF 27N...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT IN E
SWELL.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND S WINDS 10
TO 15 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO 6 FT N OF
27N.
.WED...S OF 27N...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. N OF 27N...
SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S OF 27N...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
N OF 27N...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT IN E SWELL.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND E TO SE
WINDS 15 TO 20 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO 6
FT N OF 27N.



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