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FZNT27 KNHC 181520
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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1120 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A WARM FRONT EXTENDS FROM FLORIDA BIG BEND TO A
1011 MB LOW NEAR 28N87W WITH A COLD FRONT TRAILING TO NEAR
23N95W. THE WARM FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO LIFT N TODAY WHILE THE
LOW SHIFTS SLOWLY NE...MOVING INLAND ACROSS CENTRAL FLORIDA
PANHANDLE THIS AFTERNOON...AND COLD FRONT FROM LOW TO 22N92W.
THE LOW WILL CONTINUE NE OVERNIGHT AND EXIT THE GEORGIA COAST
SAT MORNING... WITH THE COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM EXTREME SW
FLORIDA TO 21.5N90W THEN SE OF AREA BY SAT EVENING. MINIMAL GALE
FORCE WINDS ARE EXPECTED BRIEFLY ACROSS N AND NW PORTIONS OF LOW
THIS AFTERNOON...WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE OVER THE NE
GULF AHEAD OF THE LOW AND COLD FRONT. A RIDGE WILL EXTEND ACROSS
THE GULF ALONG ABOUT 30N SUN THROUGH TUE NIGHT.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

.THIS AFTERNOON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO
4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO

...GALE WARNING...

.THIS AFTERNOON...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO
35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.



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