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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1012 AM EST TUE FEB 9 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...A COLD FRONT EXTENDS FROM THE FLORIDA STRAITS TO
NEAR TUXPAN MEXICO. THE FRONT WILL SHIFT SE OF THE AREA TODAY.
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT. ANOTHER COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH MAINLY THE NORTHERN GULF SAT.

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE
FORCE N OF 27N. S OF 27N NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 20 TO 25 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS....A COLD FRONT EXTENDS FROM NEAR 31N73W TO THE
FLORIDA STRAITS. WINDS TO GALE FORCE ACCOMPANY THE COLD FRONT
OVER THE NORTHERN WATERS. THE FRONT WILL REACH FROM NEAR BERMUDA
TO THE WINDWARD PASSAGE BY LATE WED...EVENTUALLY MERGING WITH
ANOTHER FRONT STALLED FROM 24N65W TO HISPANIOLA THU NIGHT. GALES
WILL FOLLOW THE FRONT ACROSS THE WATERS N OF 29N THROUGH WED. A
THIRD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE WATERS BETWEEN NE FLORIDA AND
BERMUDA SATURDAY.

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S OF 27N...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO
15 TO 20 KT LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. N OF 27N...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND 8 TO 13 FT N OF 27N.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...
AND 7 TO 10 FT N OF 27N.
.WED...S OF 27N...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. N OF 27N...W TO NW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT LATE IN THE MORNING...
THEN...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT S OF 27N...AND 7 TO 10 FT N OF 27N.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND NW 20 TO
25 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND 6 TO 9 FT N OF 27N.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO
7 FT N OF 27N.
.THU 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.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND
4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.
.SAT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 27N...AND
5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND
6 TO 8 FT N OF 27N.


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