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FZNT25 KNHC 042050
OFFN04

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
350 PM EST WED MAR 4 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...HIGH PRES RIDGING OVER THE GULF WILL SHIFT EASTWARD
THROUGH THE NIGHT AS A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NW
WATERS LATE TONIGHT. STRONG TO GALE FORCE N WINDS WILL SPREAD
BEHIND THE FRONT OVER THE WESTERN GULF AND W CENTRAL GULF EARLY
THU THROUGH FRI NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL REACH FROM CENTRAL FLORIDA
TO THE CENTRAL BAY OF CAMPECHE BY THU...STALLING OVER THE SE
GULF FRI AND LINGERING THROUGH SUN NIGHT. REMNANTS OF THE FRONT
WILL DRIFT INTO THE NW GULF SUN NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT CREATING
A TIGHT PRES GRADIENT OVER THE NW AND N CENTRAL WATERS.

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRES RIDGING WILL PREVAIL OVER THE FORECAST
AREA THROUGH THU. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE SE GEORGIA
COAST THU NIGHT AND EXTEND FROM NEAR BERMUDA TO CENTRAL FLORIDA
FRI. THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE FRONT WILL STALL AND DISSIPATE
OVER THE WESTERN WATERS THROUGH SAT WHILE TO NORTHERN PART OF THE
FRONT SHIFTS E OF THE AREA LATE SAT. REMNANTS OF THE FRONT WILL
BECOME A NORTH TO SOUTH COASTAL TROUGH E OF FLORIDA SUN WHERE IT
WILL LINGER THROUGH SUN NIGHT...THEN WILL MOVE E AS A COLD FRONT
AGAIN MON AND MON NIGHT.

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND SE 10 TO 15 KT N
OF 27N. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.
.THU...S OF 27N...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. N OF 27N...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.
.THU NIGHT...S OF 27N...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N OF 27N...S
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4
TO 6 FT N OF 27N.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO 6 FT
N OF 27N.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4
TO 6 FT N OF 27N.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO
6 FT N OF 27N.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.



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