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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
936 PM EST THU FEB 26 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 COLD FRONT FROM MARCO ISLAND FLORIDA TO THE NE
YUCATAN PENINSULA WILL MOVE SE TO THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA BY FRI
AND DISSIPATE THERE BY FRI NIGHT. A REINFORCING FRONT WILL MOVE
OVER THE NORTHERN WATERS OVERNIGHT AND BECOME DIFFUSE FRI.
STRONG HIGH PRES WILL BUILD BEHIND THIS FRONT. EXPECT FRESH TO
STRONG EASTERLY WINDS ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF FRI NIGHT THROUGH
SAT NIGHT...WITH DIMINISHING WINDS AND SEAS ACROSS THE GULF SUN.
SOUTHEASTERLY RETURN FLOW IS EXPECTED EXPAND E THROUGH THE GULF
SUN NIGHT THROUGH TUE NIGHT.

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT FROM 31N72W TO PALM BEACH FLORIDA WILL
REACH FROM 31N71W TO THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA BY FRI AND FROM
31N67W THROUGH THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS TO CENTRAL CUBA FRI NIGHT.
THE FRONT WILL LIFT NORTHWARD AND ALIGN ALONG 27N EARLY SUN
BEFORE DISSIPATING SUN NIGHT. RIDGING WILL EXTEND ALONG 30N MON
BEFORE SHIFTING TO A LINE FROM BERMUDA TO SOUTH FLORIDA BY TUE
NIGHT.

.TONIGHT...S OF 27N...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. N OF 27N...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...
BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT S OF 27N...AND NE 10 TO 15 KT N OF
27N. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N.
.FRI NIGHT...S OF 27N...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO
10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. N OF 27N...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S OF 27N...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N OF 27N...NE WINDS 15 TO
20 KT...BECOMING E 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT S OF
27N...AND 5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 27N...AND
6 TO 9 FT N OF 27N.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND 6 TO
9 FT N OF 27N.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND
6 TO 9 FT IN NE SWELL N OF 27N.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO
7 FT N OF 27N.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO
6 FT N OF 27N.
.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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 27N...AND
4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.


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