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FZNT25 KNHC 270921
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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
421 AM EST MON FEB 27 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 RIDGE WILL DOMINATE THE GULF WATERS THROUGH WED
WHILE A THERMAL TROUGH WILL DEVELOP OVER THE YUCATAN PENINSULA
EACH EVENING BEFORE PUSHING OFFSHORE INTO THE SW GULF EACH
NIGHT. THE NEXT COLD FRONT WILL REACH THE NORTHWESTERN GULF BY
LATE WEDNESDAY...THEN MOVE QUICKLY SOUTHEASTWARD WEDNESDAY NIGHT
INTO THURSDAY...REACHING FROM SOUTH FLORIDA TO THE EASTERN BAY
OF CAMPECHE BY THURSDAY EVENING. STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS WILL
FOLLOW THIS FRONT WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR A GALE TO DEVELOP OVER
SOUTHWEST WATERS ON THU.

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT
OR LESS.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A FRONTAL BOUNDARY EXTENDING FROM 31N70W TO THE NW
BAHAMAS WILL MOVE SE ACROSS THE FORECAST WATERS TODAY WHILE
WEAKENING. HIGH PRESSURE IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT WILL DOMINATE
THE SW N ATLANTIC THROUGH WED. THE NEXT COLD FRONT IS FORECAST
TO MOVE INTO THE AREA BY EARLY THURSDAY AFTERNOON REACHING FROM
NEAR BERMUDA TO SOUTH-CENTRAL FLORIDA ON THURSDAY NIGHT. EXPECT
INCREASING WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS BEHIND THE FRONT ON FRI WHEN
IT IS FORECAST TO EXTEND FROM 30N65W TO THE CENTRAL BAHAMA AND
CENTRAL CUBA.

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT
N OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT N
OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND SE 10 TO
15 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF 27N...SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. N OF 27N...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF
27N...AND 3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 TO
5 FT N OF 27N.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF
27N...AND 3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND
4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT S OF 27N...AND
6 TO 8 FT N OF 27N.



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