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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
956 PM EDT WED MAR 29 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...WEAK HIGH PRES JUST E OF THE BAHAMAS WILL MAINTAIN E
TO SE RETURN FLOW OVER THE GULF THROUGH THU MORNING WHEN A COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE TEXAS COAST. THE FRONT WILL THEN MOVE
ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF THROUGH SAT MORNING PRECEDED BY
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. SE FRESH TO STRONG RETURN
FLOW WILL THEN DOMINATE ACROSS THE WESTERN GULF THROUGH SUN.

.OVERNIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE LATE. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT LATE.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...1019 MB HIGH PRES CENTERED NEAR 26N76W WILL SHIFT
ESE AND COLLAPSE THROUGH LATE THU AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT THAT IS
SINKING SSE ACROSS THE NRN WATERS TONIGHT. FRONT TO STALL FROM
25N65W TO 31N78W BY FRI MORNING. WEAK COLD FRONT EXTENDING NE TO
 SW FROM THE N LEEWARDS TO 20N59W WILL DRIFT SE AND GRADUALLY
DISSIPATE ACROSS THE CENTRAL LEEWARDS FRI. SECOND COLD FRONT
WILL  MOVE ACROSS THE NORTHERN WATERS DURING THE WEEKEND
PRECEDED BY  STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS. LARGE N TO NE SWELL WILL
DOMINATE THE ATLC WATERS E OF 70W THU THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

.OVERNIGHT...S OF 27N...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N OF 27N...N TO NE
WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S
OF 27N...AND 3 TO 4 FT N OF 27N.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND SE TO S 5 TO 10 KT N
OF 27N. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND SE 15 TO 20 KT N
OF 27N. S OF 27N...SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
LATE. N OF 27N...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND S 15 TO 20 KT N
OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF 27N...SEAS 3 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 2 FT OR LESS. N OF 27N...SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...
AND 3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF
27N...AND 3 TO 4 FT N OF 27N.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF
27N...AND 3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND
5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N.



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