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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1010 PM EDT THU MAR 26 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...A COLD FRONT FROM SW LOUISIANA SW TO BROWNSVILLE
TEXAS WILL QUICKLY REACH FROM THE WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO
SW GULF LATE TONIGHT...FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND TO EASTERN BAY
OF CAMPECHE EARLY ON FRI...THEN FROM SW FLORIDA TO THE NE
YUCATAN PENINSULA EARLY FRI NIGHT...AND TO E OF THE GULF LATE
FRI NIGHT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS MAINLY WITH GUSTY WINDS
WILL PRECEDE THE FRONT AS IT MOVES ACROSS THE GULF. HIGH PRES
WILL DEVELOP OVER THE NW GULF ON FRI NIGHT...SHIFT EASTWARD TO
THE WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE BY SAT NIGHT...THEN TO THE E
CENTRAL GULF SUN WHERE IT WILL LINGER THROUGH WED.

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRES OVER THE BASIN WILL SHIFT EASTWARD THROUGH
FRI IN RESPONSE TO THE NEXT COLD FRONT THAT APPROACHES THE FAR
NW PORTION BY EARLY FRI. THIS FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE NW
WATERS LATE FRI AFTERNOON...REACH FROM NEAR 31N74W TO WESTERN
CUBA LATE FRI NIGHT...FROM NEAR 31N68W TO EASTERN CUBA SAT
AFTERNOON...AND FROM NEAR 25N65W TO HISPANIOLA BY LATE SUN
AFTERNOON. THE FRONT WILL WEAKEN TO A TROUGH ALONG 22N MON
THROUGH TUE AS HIGH PRES BUILDS EASTWARD ELSEWHERE ACROSS THE
AREA. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL BRUSH THE FAR NORTHERN WATERS MON
THROUGH TUE NIGHT WHILE WEAKENING.

.OVERNIGHT...S OF 27N...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N OF 27N...S WINDS
10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2
FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS N OF 27N.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND SW 15 TO 20 KT N OF
27N. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS N OF 27N.
.FRI NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND W 20 TO 25 KT N
OF 27N. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 7 TO 10 FT N OF 27N. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND NW 20 TO 25 KT N OF
27N. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 6 TO 9 FT N OF 27N.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND
3 TO 4 FT N OF 27N.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...
AND 3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 TO
4 FT N OF 27N.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...
AND 3 FT N OF 27N.



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