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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1009 PM EST FRI FEB 5 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...HIGH PRES OVER THE GULF REGION WILL BE REINFORCING
BY STRONGER HIGH PRES ON SAT BRINGING AN INCREASE IN WINDS AND
SEAS ACROSS THE WESTERN HALF OF THE GULF. WINDS AND SEAS WILL
ALSO INCREASE OVER THE SE GULF SAT AND SAT NIGHT AS LOW PRES
DEVELOPS E OF FLORIDA. THE NEXT COLD FRONT WILL REACH THE
NORTH-CENTRAL AND NE GULF WATERS ON MON FOLLOWED BY FRESH TO
STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS UP TO 11 FT. THESE
CONDITIONS WILL DOMINATE MUCH OF THE GULF WATERS BY TUE.

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 20 TO 25 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 20 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 15 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM NEAR 31N70W TO CENTRAL
CUBA WILL BECOME REINFORCED SAT WITH LOW PRES FORMING NEAR THE
NW BAHAMAS EARLY SAT EVENING. THE LOW WILL DEEPEN RAPIDLY AND
SHIFT N OF THE AREA THROUGH EARLY SUN...WHILE THE FRONT MOVES
E...AND REACHES FROM NEAR 31N74W TO EASTERN CUBA ON SUN...FROM
31N65W TO THE WINDWARD PASSAGE BY SUN NIGHT...AND FROM NEAR
25N65W TO HAITI BY MON. STRONG GALE TO STORM FORCE WINDS ARE
POSSIBLE ACROSS THE N WATERS SUN THROUGH MON. THE NEXT COLD
FRONT WILL REACH THE FAR NW WATERS MON NIGHT. THIS FRONT IS
FORECAST TO REACH FROM NEAR 31N74W TO WESTERN CUBA BY EARLY TUE.

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND
6 TO 8 FT N OF 27N.
.SAT...S OF 27N...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. N OF 27N...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S OF 27N...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S
15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT
EARLY IN THE MORNING. WINDS SW TO W 20 TO 25 KT EARLY IN THE
MORNING. N OF 27N...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO
20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...S OF 27N...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. N OF 27N...W TO NW WINDS
25 TO 35 KT...SHIFTING TO NW 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF
27N...AND 8 TO 11 FT N OF 27N. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND 8 TO 11 FT N OF
27N.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 27N...AND 6 TO 9 FT N OF 27N.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 27N...AND
7 TO 10 FT N OF 27N.
.TUE...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 27N...AND 8 TO
11 FT N OF 27N.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO
25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND 7 TO 10 FT N
OF 27N.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 6 TO 8 FT N OF 27N.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...
AND 4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.


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