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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
ISSUED BY NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
953 AM EST THU FEB 23 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 WILL BUILD OVER THE EASTERN GULF AS A LOW
PRES SYSTEM OVER FLORIDA MOVES AWAY FROM THE AREA. A COLD FRONT
REACHING THE TEXAS COAST FRI WILL MOVE ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF
THROUGH SAT NIGHT THEN LIFT NORTHWARD AS A WARM FRONT SUN AHEAD
OF A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TRACKING ACROSS TEXAS AND LOUISIANA.

.TODAY...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE
EVENING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...STRONG SE WINDS N AND NE OF THE BAHAMAS ARE
ASSOCIATED WITH A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM CENTERED NEAR CAPE
CANAVERAL. THE LOW WILL DRAG A TRAILING COLD FRONT ACROSS THE
BAHAMAS. A BROAD SWATH OF NEAR GALE TO GALE FORCE WINDS NE OF
THE LOW ALONG A WARM FRONT. MARINE CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE THIS
WEEKEND AS THE LOW MOVES N OF THE AREA. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
INTO NW WATERS EARLY SUN.

.TODAY...S OF 27N...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. N OF 27N...S WINDS
25 TO 30 KT...SHIFTING TO W 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND NW TO N 20 TO
30 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND N 15 TO 20 KT N OF
27N. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND NW TO N
15 TO 20 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.


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