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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
417 AM EST THU JAN 19 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...A WEAK RIDGE EXTENDING FROM SW N ATLC W INTO E GULF
WILL SUPPORT MAINLY MODERATE TO FRESH E TO SE WINDS THROUGH
TODAY. A COLD FRONT ACCOMPANIED BY ACTIVE WEATHER WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE N GULF WATERS TODAY...THEN DISSIPATE OVER THE N
CENTRAL WATERS EARLY FRI. A STRONG COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO
SWEEP ACROSS THE ENTIRE GULF OVER THE WEEKEND ACCOMPANIED BY A
SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN WINDS AND SEAS. STRONG TO GALE FORCE
WINDS ARE EXPECTED AHEAD AND BEHIND THE FRONT.

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO
5 TO 7 FT LATE.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT HAS ENTERED THE NORTH WATERS AND WILL
MOVE E-SE ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH LATE FRI. STRONG TO GALE FORCE
WINDS ARE EXPECTED AHEAD OF THE FRONT OVER THE NE PART OF THE
AREA THIS MORNING. FRESH TO STRONG WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS IN NW
SWELL WILL FOLLOW THE FRONT AS IT MOVES SE ACROSS THE EASTERN
ZONES ON FRI...REACHING THE SE WATERS ON SAT WHILE WEAKENING. NEXT
STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO NW WATERS SUN NIGHT.

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT S OF 27N...AND NW 10 TO 15 KT N
OF 27N. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 TO 4 FT N OF 27N.
.TONIGHT...S OF 27N...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. N OF
27N...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SW LATE...SEAS 3 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. S OF 27N...SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. N
OF 27N...SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND
3 FT N OF 27N.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 TO
5 FT N OF 27N.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. S OF 27N...SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE. N OF 27N...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND
5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. S OF 27N...SEAS 3 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT LATE. N OF 27N...SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.MON...SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT S OF 27N...AND
8 TO 13 FT N OF 27N.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT S OF 27N...
AND 7 TO 10 FT N OF 27N.



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