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FZNT25 KNHC 131518
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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1018 AM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...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...WEAK HIGH PRESSURE ACROSS THE NW GULF WILL COLLAPSE
THIS AFTERNOON AS A WEAK COLD FRONT SINKS SOUTHWARD ACROSS THE
EASTERN GULF THROUGH THE WEEKEND. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD BEHIND THE FRONT THIS EVENING THROUGH SUN THEN SHIFT E
INTO THE W ATLC. A SECOND COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NW
WATERS MON EVENING AND BECOME STATIONARY E TO W ACROSS THE N
WATERS TUE AND ACROSS NE WATERS ON WED.

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE TO S 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...STATIONARY FRONTAL TROUGH OVER SE WATERS WILL WEAKEN
AND DISSIPATE TONIGHT. DEEPENING LOW PRES N OF THE AREA WILL
DRAG A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE NW WATERS THIS MORNING
SOUTHEASTWARD TO THE SE BAHAMAS THIS WEEKEND. THE FRONT WILL
EXTEND FROM 31N67W TO FLORIDA KEYS THIS EVENING...FROM 27N65W TO
NW CUBA SUN MORNING THEN BECOME STATIONARY FROM 25N65W TO
CENTRAL CUBA SUN NIGHT AND MON...AS STRONG HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS
S ACROSS THE AREA.

.TODAY...S OF 27N...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KT LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. N OF 27N...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...
BECOMING NW TO N 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS
S OF 27N...AND 4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...
AND 5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N.
.SUN...S OF 27N...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 20 TO
25 KT LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. N OF 27N...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N.
.SUN NIGHT...S OF 27N...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. N OF 27N...NE TO E
WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 20 TO 25 KT IN THE LATE EVENING
AND EARLY MORNING...THEN...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT EARLY IN
THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND
6 TO 8 FT N OF 27N.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND
6 TO 9 FT N OF 27N.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. S OF 27N...SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING TO
2 FT OR LESS. N OF 27N...SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N TO NE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 4 TO
6 FT N OF 27N.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...
AND 4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.


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