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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1015 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...

.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.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

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

NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO

.TODAY...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N EARLY IN
THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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