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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
955 PM EDT THU APR 17 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 EXTENDING FROM NEAR CAPE CORAL
FLORIDA TO 27N82W TO 26N95W WILL DRIFT N AS A WARM FRONT THROUGH
EARLY FRI. AN AREA OF LOW PRES IS FORECAST TO DEVELOP ALONG THE
FRONT OVER THE N CENTRAL GULF LATE TONIGHT INTO FRI. THE LOW WILL
BE NEAR 29N88W WITH A COLD FRONT TRAILING TO 24N91W FRI MORNING...
WITH THE LOW NEAR 30N85W WITH THE FRONT EXTENDING TO 25N89W FRI
EVENING...WITH BOTH MOVING E OF THE GULF BY SAT MORNING. MINIMAL
GALE FORCE WINDS ARE EXPECTED ON THE NW SEMICIRCLE OF THE LOW
CENTER WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE OVER THE NE GULF AHEAD OF
THE LOW. A RIDGE WILL EXTEND ACROSS THE GULF SAT NIGHT THROUGH TUE
NIGHT.

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS NEAR FRONT.
.FRI...S TO SW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 10 TO 15 KT
BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT BEHIND FRONT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDING FROM 31N73W TO NEAR WEST
PALM BEACH FLORIDA WILL DRIFT N AS A WARM FRONT THROUGH FRI. LOW
PRES WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE FRONT IN THE NE GULF OF MEXICO FRI AND
WILL SLOWLY DRAG A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE REGION SAT THROUGH EARLY
NEXT WEEK.

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND 6 TO
9 FT N OF 27N. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO 8 FT N OF 27N. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS
.FRI NIGHT...S OF 27N...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N OF 27N...SE WINDS 10
TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT S
OF 27N...AND 4 TO 7 FT N OF 27N. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND SW 15 TO 20 KT N OF 27N.
SEAS 1 TO 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 3 FT S OF 27N...AND
4 TO 7 FT IN NE TO E SWELL N OF 27N.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT IN NE SWELL.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT IN NE SWELL.


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