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FZNT25 KNHC 011516
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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1016 AM EST SUN MAR 1 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 SURFACE TROUGH WILL PREVAIL OVER THE W WATERS
TODAY BEFORE DISSIPATING BY MON. ELSEWHERE HIGH PRESSURE WILL
PREVAIL WITH SE RETURN FLOW DEVELOPING OVER THE WESTERN WATERS
TONIGHT INTO EARLY TUE...AND EXPANDING ACROSS ALL GULF WATERS BY
LATE TUE. HIGH PRESSURE WILL SHIFT EASTWARD MIDWEEK ENABLING A
STRONG COLD FRONT TO MOVE INTO THE NW WATERS LATE WED. STRONG TO
GALE FORCE N WINDS WILL SPREAD BEHIND THE FRONT OVER THE WESTERN
GULF WED NIGHT AND THU. THE FRONT WILL REACH FROM CENTRAL
FLORIDA TO THE CENTRAL BAY OF CAMPECHE BY THU LATE.

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAKENING STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDING FROM 30N65W
TO 27N71W WILL GRADUALLY DISSIPATE TODAY. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD ACROSS THE W ATLC IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT THROUGH LATE
TODAY...THEN SHIFT EASTWARD AHEAD OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT
ENTERING THE FORECAST AREA MON. THIS NEXT FRONT WILL SHIFT
RAPIDLY E OF THE AREA BY EARLY TUE HIGH PRESSURE AGAIN BUILDS
BEHIND THE FRONT. A THIRD FRONT WILL ENTER THE NW WATERS THU.

.TODAY...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 27N...AND 6 TO 9 FT N OF 27N.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO
6 FT N OF 27N.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND NE 5 TO 10 KT N OF 27N.
SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.
.MON NIGHT...S OF 27N...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT... BECOMING E 15 TO
20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. N OF 27N...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING E
10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO 6 FT N
OF 27N.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 27N...AND
4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO 6 FT N
OF 27N.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO
6 FT N OF 27N.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO
7 FT N OF 27N.


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