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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1105 AM EDT TUE SEP 23 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 WEAKENING STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS FROM A 1008 MB
LOW PRES NEAR 28N84W TO 26N91W. A COLD FRONT FROM THE FLORIDA
BIG BEND TO 28N92W WILL MERGE WITH THE REMNANTS OF THE STATIONARY
FRONT THIS AFTERNOON...THEN MOVE SOUTH REACHING THE CENTRAL GULF
ON WED AS HIGH PRES BUILDS ACROSS THE N WATERS. THE NORTHERN
PORTION OF A TROPICAL WAVE CURRENTLY OVER THE NW CARIBBEAN SEA
ALONG 84W WILL MOVE ACROSS THE YUCATAN CHANNEL AND NORTHERN
YUCATAN PENINSULA THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH WED...AND ACROSS THE SW
GULF WED NIGHT INTO THU.

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OVER THE FAR NW WATERS AND
STALL BY LATE TODAY. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD SOUTHWARD
BEHIND THE FRONT THROUGH THU AS WEAK LOW PRES DEVELOPS ALONG THE
FRONT JUST OFF NE FLORIDA AND LIFTS N OF THE AREA. THE FRONT WILL
GRADUALLY DISSIPATE THROUGH THU AS A SURFACE TROUGH DEVELOPS ALONG
THE FLORIDA E COAST. THIS TROUGH IS FORECAST TO PERSIST THROUGH
FRI.

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND E 5 TO
10 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND SE 5 TO 10 KT N OF
27N. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND SE 5 TO 10 KT N OF 27N.
SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...S OF 27N...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N OF 27N...E WINDS
5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.



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