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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1014 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

...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...WEAK HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER E CENTRAL GULF WILL
SHIFT W AND COLLAPSE THROUGH SAT WHILE A COLD FRONT SINKS S
ACROSS THE E GULF THIS WEEKEND. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD
ACROSS THE BASIN SAT NIGHT AND SUN BEHIND FRONT. A SECOND COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NW GULF MON EVENING AND SWEEP ACROSS
THE REST OF THE GULF THROUGH TUE NIGHT.

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO S TO SW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT FROM 24.5N65W TO NW COAST OF HISPANIOLA
AND WINDWARD PASSAGE WILL DRIFT NW THROUGH SAT AND BECOME
DIFFUSE. DEEPENING LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE OFF THE SE U.S. COAST
THIS MORNING AND DRAG A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE WATERS N OF 27N
THROUGH SAT NIGHT. THIS FRONT WILL STALL FROM 22N65W TO THE MONA
PASSAGE SUN...THEN DISSIPATE THROUGH MON WHILE STRONG HIGH PRES
BUILDS N OF THE AREA. GALE FORCE S TO SW WINDS WILL DEVELOP OVER
NW WATERS TUE AND TUE NIGHT AHEAD OF A THIRD COLD FRONT MOVING
OFF THE SE U.S. COAST.

.TODAY...S OF 27N...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO
15 KT LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. N OF 27N...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND
EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N.
.TONIGHT...S OF 27N...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO N
TO NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. N OF 27N...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING
SW TO W 25 TO 30 KT IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...
THEN...SHIFTING TO W TO NW 20 TO 25 KT EARLY IN THE MORNING.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N.
.SAT...S OF 27N...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. N OF 27N...NW WINDS 20 TO
25 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 27N...
AND 4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND
5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND
5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND 6 TO
8 FT N OF 27N.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE TO S 25 TO 30 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND 6 TO 9 FT N OF 27N.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...SHIFTING TO W 20 TO 25 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 6 TO 9 FT N OF 27N.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 6 TO 9 FT N OF
27N.


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