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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1044 PM EDT WED OCT 1 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...A STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS FROM NEAR TAMPA BAY TO SE
LOUISIANA COAST EARLY TONIGHT...AND WILL WEAKEN AS IT LIFTS NE
AS A WARM FRONT...EXITING THE GULF TONIGHT. A STRONG EARLY
SEASON COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE OFF THE TEXAS COAST FRI MORNING
AND REACH FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND REGION TO UPPER MEXICAN
COAST SAT MORNING... WHERE IT WILL STALL ACROSS THE W
GULF...WHILE E PORTIONS SHIFT SLOWLY SE...REACHING FROM S
FLORIDA TO 25N90W SAT EVENING...THEN REACH FROM FLORIDA KEYS TO
23.5N85W SUN EVENING BEFORE BEGINNING TO LIFT SLOWLY N MON AND
MON NIGHT.

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT EXTENDS FROM 1008 MB LOW JUST S OF
BERMUDA TO 31N65W TO 27N70W TO 28N78W THEN  STATIONARY TO 28N81W
EARLY TONIGHT. THE LOW WILL MOVE NE THROUGH FRI AND DRAG FRONT
E-SE...REACHING 31N65W TO 28N68W TO NEAR CAPE CANAVERAL EARLY THU
AND STALL BETWEEN 27-28N EARLY FRI BEFORE DISSIPATING. A STRONG
EARLY SEASON FRONT WILL MOVE OFF SE U.S. COAST EARLY SAT AND
ACROSS THE NW PORTIONS SAT...REACHING FROM NEAR 31N74.5W TO PALM
BEACH SAT EVENING...THEN CONTINUE SE BEFORE STALLING FROM NEAR
31N68W TO FLORIDA KEYS SUN EVENING. WEAKENING FRONT THEN TO BEGIN
DRIFTING NW MON.

.OVERNIGHT...S OF 27N...S WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT... INCREASING TO
5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. N OF 27N...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 FT.
.THU...S OF 27N...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. N OF 27N...NE WINDS 5 TO
10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S OF 27N...NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT... BECOMING  SE
AFTER MIDNIGHT. N OF 27N...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI...W WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT S OF 27N...AND E 5 TO 10 KT N OF
27N. SEAS 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.


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