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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
948 PM EST WED FEB 10 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...WINDS AND SEAS WILL CONTINUE TO DIMINISH ACROSS THE
EASTERN GULF TONIGHT AS HIGH PRES BUILDS OVER THE AREA. A COLD
FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE THE NORTHERN WATERS THIS WEEKEND
FOLLOWED BY STRONG HIGH PRESSURE. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO
THE NW GULF ON MON.

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT EXTENDS FROM 31N68W TO 25N74W TO E
CENTRAL CUBA. THE COLD FRONT WILL QUICKLY MOVE E AND MERGE WITH
A WEAKENING STATIONARY FRONT THAT EXTENDS FROM NEAR 26N65W TO
HAITI ON THU. THE MERGED FRONT WILL REACH THE FAR SE WATERS THU
NIGHT AND FRI WHERE IT WILL WEAKEN TO A TROUGH. LOW PRESSURE
WILL MOVE OFF THE SE U.S. COAST EARLY ON FRI. THE LOW WILL
RAPIDLY INTENSIFY AS IT MOVES WELL NE OF THE AREA FRI NIGHT AND
SAT DRAGGING A SECOND COLD FRONT ACROSS THE WATERS N OF 27N
THROUGH SAT NIGHT...AND TO THE SE WATERS SUN WHERE IT MERGES
WITH REMNANTS OF THE FIRST COLD FRONT. BEHIND THE FRONT...STRONG
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD SE ACROSS THE ENTIRE WITH THE FRONT
EXPECTED TO BE JUST E OF THE AREA BY MON. A SURFACE TROUGH WILL
SET UP JUST INLAND THE SE U.S. COAST SUN NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT.

.OVERNIGHT...S OF 27N...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING
TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. N OF 27N...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30
KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT IN
NW TO N SWELL...EXCEPT 6 TO 9 FT N OF 27N.
.THU...S OF 27N...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N OF 27N...NW TO N
WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT 5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N.
.THU NIGHT...S OF 27N...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. N OF
27N...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT EXCEPT N OF 29N SW TO W 15 TO 20 KT N
OF 29N. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S OF 27N...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. N OF 27N...NW WINDS
10 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT W OF 77W. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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