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FZNT25 KNHC 200234
OFFN04

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1034 PM EDT SAT APR 19 2014

...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...WINDS AND SEAS IN THE E GULF WILL DIMINISH AND SUBSIDE
THROUGH SUN AS A COLD FRONT MOVES E AWAY FROM THE AREA. A WEAK
COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO CLIP ACROSS THE FAR NORTHERN WATERS TUE
NIGHT AND WED...OTHERWISE HIGH PRES WILL DOMINATE THROUGH THU.

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...N WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...1012 MB LOW PRES E OF JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA NEAR
30.5N80.5W EXTENDS AN OCCLUDED FRONT AROUND THE LOW TO 31N78W
CONTINUING AS A COLD FRONT THROUGH 27N78W TO 23N81W. CONVECTION
WITH FREQUENT LIGHTNING WILL CONTINUE OUT AHEAD OF THE FRONT. THE
LOW WILL REACH 31N78W WITH AN OCCLUDED FRONT WRAPPING AROUND THE
LOW EXTENDING S THROUGH THE BAHAMAS TO CENTRAL CUBA EARLY SUN...
THEN FROM 31N73W TO THE TURKS AND CAICOS MON MORNING...SHIFTING E
OF THE AREA TUE. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL CLIP ACROSS THE NORTHERN
WATERS WED AND THU.

...GALE WARNING N OF 29N BETWEEN 20 AND 60 NM OF SHORE...

.OVERNIGHT...N OF 29N BETWEEN 20 AND 60 NM OF SHORE...NW TO N WINDS
INCREASING TO 25 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT. ELSEWHERE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO
NW BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS WITH FREQUENT LIGHTNING.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND W 15 TO 20 KT N OF 27N.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND NW 15 TO 20 KT N
OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND N 15 TO 20 KT N OF 27N.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.


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