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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
429 PM EDT MON AUG 3 2015

...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...LOW PRES ALONG THE NE FLORIDA COAST WILL SLOWLY MOVE
NE AWAY FROM THE AREA TONIGHT. A RIDGE WILL BUILD W ACROSS THE
GULF REGION ALONG 26N AS THE LOW MOVES AWAY. A HIGH PRES CENTER
WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE RIDGE OVER THE E CENTRAL GULF TUE AND
SHIFT N THROUGH THU BEFORE MERGING AGAIN WITH THE RIDGE AXIS
FRI. A TROUGH WILL DEVELOP EACH NIGHT OVER THE YUCATAN PENINSULA
AND MOVE NW DURING LATE NIGHT THROUGH EARLY MORNING HOURS BEFORE
DISSIPATING OVER THE SW GULF.

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. 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. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...THE RIDGE AXIS FROM 31N65W TO SOUTH FLORIDA WILL
REMAIN QUASI-STATIONARY THROUGH FRI. THE PRESSURE GRADIENT
BETWEEN THIS RIDGE AND NORTHEASTWARD MOVING LOW PRES OVER NE
FLORIDA WILL ALLOW FOR A FRESH TO STRONG SOUTHERLY BREEZE OVER
NW WATERS TONIGHT THROUGH TUE. AN INVERTED TROUGH WILL BUILD
OVER E WATERS WED THROUGH FRI AS THE RIDGE TO ITS N WEAKENS.
FRESH TRADES WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE N COAST OF HISPANIOLA EACH
NIGHT THROUGH WED NIGHT. THE NORTHERN EXTENT OF A TROPICAL WAVE
WILL ALSO ENHANCE WINDS THERE TONIGHT AND TUE NIGHT.

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND
3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N.
.TUE...S OF 27N...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. N OF 27N...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N. ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF 27N...SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BECOMING 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. N OF 27N...SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...S OF 27N...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N OF 27N...S WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 FT
N OF 27N.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...
AND 3 FT N OF 27N.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 FT
N OF 27N.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND
3 FT N OF 27N.


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