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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
944 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

...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 1013 MB LOW PRES IS ACROSS SOUTH TEXAS NEAR
28N98W. A STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS FROM THE LOW TO 29N90W TO
28N86W. THIS FRONT WILL BEGIN MOVING NORTH AS A WARM FRONT
ACROSS THE NORTH-CENTRAL GULF THROUGH SAT MORNING AS THE LOW
TRACKS NE. THE LOW WILL REACH THE COAST OF SE LOUISIANA FRI NIGHT
AND DRAG A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE WESTERN GULF. THE FRONT WILL
EXTEND FROM NEW ORLEANS TO NEAR TAMPICO SAT...THEN BECOME
STATIONARY AND WEAKEN FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND TO EASTERN BAY OF
CAMPECHE SUN. A STRONG COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO ENTER THE NW GULF
MON NIGHT LATE INTO EARLY TUE.

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A LOW WILL MOVE OFF THE CAROLINA COAST MON AND INCREASE
SOUTHERLY WINDS MON AND MON NIGHT...THEN DRAG A WEAK FRONT NORTH
OF 30N MON NIGHT INTO TUE. EXPECT INCREASING SOUTHERLY WINDS
ACROSS THE AREA TUE NIGHT AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT FORECAST
TO MOVE ACROSS THE GULF OF MEXICO.

.TODAY...S OF 27N...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. N OF 27N...NW WINDS 5 TO
10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT S OF 27N...AND E LESS THAN 5 KT N
OF 27N. S OF 27N...SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. N OF 27N...SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT S OF 27N...AND S LESS THAN 5 KT N OF
27N. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 FT N OF 27N.
.SAT NIGHT...S OF 27N...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. N OF 27N...E WINDS
LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S
OF 27N...AND 3 FT N OF 27N.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 FT
N OF 27N.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 TO
4 FT N OF 27N.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...
AND 3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N.


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