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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
940 PM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015

...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 COLD FRONT FROM TAMPA FLORIDA SW TO 24N86W TO
INLAND THE NE YUCATAN PENINSULA WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REMAINDER
OF THE EASTERN GULF TONIGHT...AND TO JUST SE OF THE GULF BY
EARLY ON SAT. HIGH PRES WILL MOVE EASTWARD ACROSS THE NW GULF
TONIGHT...REACH THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE ON SAT NIGHT WITH A RIDGE
EXTENDING SW TO NE MEXICO. THE HIGH WILL SHIFT SE ON SUN...REACH
FROM NEAR TAMPA BAY ON MON...THEN MEANDER OVER THE NE GULF
THROUGH MID WEEK.

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS SE PART.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS
EARLY.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE SE GEORGIA AND NE
FLORIDA COASTS EARLY TONIGHT. THE FRONT WILL THEN REACH FROM
NEAR BERMUDA TO EASTERN CUBA SAT...FROM NEAR 27N65W TO THE
WINDWARD PASSAGE EARLY ON SUN...THEN STALL AND GRADUALLY
DISSIPATE ACROSS THE NORTHERN TROPICAL WATERS MON THROUGH TUE
NIGHT. A WEAKER COLD FRONT WILL QUICKLY MOVE ACROSS THE NORTHERN
WATERS FROM MON NIGHT THROUGH TUE NIGHT. A RIDGE WILL THEN SET
UP ALONG 31N TUE NIGHT THROUGH WED NIGHT.

.OVERNIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND W 20 TO 25 KT N
OF 27N. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N. WINDS AND
SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS N OF 26N.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND NW 20 TO 25 KT N OF
27N. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS FROM 25N TO 28N.
.SAT NIGHT...S OF 27N...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N OF 27N...NW WINDS
15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3
FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND
3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...
AND 3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 TO
5 FT N OF 27N.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 2 TO
3 FT IN MIXED NE AND NW SWELL N OF 27N.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT SE 5 TO 10 KT N OF 27N
INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 27N...AND 2 TO
3 FT N OF 27N.



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