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FZNT25 KNHC 281455
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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1055 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 2017

...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 W ATLC WILL MAINTAIN E TO SE
RETURN FLOW OVER THE GULF THROUGH THU. THE PRES GRADIENT WILL
TIGHTEN TODAY BETWEEN THE HIGH AND DEEPENING LOW PRES OVER THE S
PLAINS RESULTING IN INCREASING SE WINDS OVER MUCH OF THE W AND
CENTRAL GULF THROUGH THU. A COLD FRONT WITH TSTMS WILL REACH THE
TEXAS COAST WED NIGHT...CROSSING THE N GULF THROUGH FRI WHILE
WEAKENING.

.THIS AFTERNOON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...BROAD LOW PRES OF 1004 MB CENTERED NEAR 26N66W WILL
SUPPORT N TO NE GALE FORCE WINDS ACROSS FAR NE FORECAST WATERS
TODAY. THE LOW WILL TRACK NE OF THE FORECAST WATERS THIS
AFTERNOON...WITH STRONGER WINDS AND LARGE SEAS GRADUALLY
SUBSIDING THROUGH WED. WEAK HIGH PRES OVER THE W WATERS WILL
SLIDE SE THU AFTERNOON THROUGH SAT AS A COLD FRONT MOVES S OVER
THE NE WATERS. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL REACH THE NW WATERS SAT.

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT S OF 27N...AND E TO SE 5 TO
10 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S OF 27N...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N OF 27N...E WINDS
LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E IN THE LATE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND S TO SW 5 TO
10 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S OF 27N...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N OF 27N...W TO NW
WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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