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FZNT25 KNHC 180934
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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
434 AM EST THU DEC 18 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 STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS FROM FORT MYERS FLORIDA
SW TO 25N90W...THEN BECOMES A WARM FRONT NW TO INLAND TEXAS JUST
N OF GALVESTON AND SW TO WEAK LOW PRES OF 1016 MB OVER DEEP S
TEXAS. THE STATIONARY PORTION WILL BECOME DIFFUSE BY THIS
EVENING...WHILE THE WARM FRONT PART LIFTS NE ACROSS THE NW GULF
THROUGH SAT MORNING AS THE LOW PRES TRACKS NE. THE LOW WILL
REACH THE COAST OF SW LOUISIANA EARLY FRI NIGHT DRAGGING A COLD
FRONT ACROSS THE WESTERN GULF. THE LOW PRES WILL REACH NEAR THE
MOUTH OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER BY SAT WITH THE FRONT SW TO NEAR
TAMPICO...FROM NEAR APALACHICOLA SW TO THE EASTERN BAY OF
CAMPECHE BY EARLY SAT NIGHT...THEN BEGIN TO WEAKEN AS IT REACHES
FROM APALACHEE BAY TO NEAR 26N89W WHERE IT BECOMES A DISSIPATING
STATIONARY FRONT TO THE EASTERN BAY OF CAMPECHE SUN...AND TO A
POSITION SLIGHTLY E FROM THERE MON. WEAK HIGH PRES WILL BUILD
EASTWARD ACROSS THE GULF BEHIND THE FRONT.

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON.  SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM 31N66W TO NW
BAHAMAS AND TO WEST PALM BEACH FLORIDA WILL REACH FROM NEAR
28N65W TO 26N72W...AND DISSIPATING STATIONARY TO THE NW BAHAMAS
TONIGHT...THEN CONTINUE TO WEAKEN AS MOVES ACROSS THE SE PORTION
FRI THROUGH SAT. DEVELOPING LOW PRES WILL TRACK NE OFF THE SE
U.S. COAST SAT THROUGH SUN PUSHING A FRONT SE TO JUST NW OF THE
FORECAST WATERS INTO MON. SE WINDS WILL INCREASE OVER THE NW
WATERS LATE SUN THROUGH MON.

.TODAY...S OF 27N...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. N OF 27N...W TO NW
WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S OF 27N...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS. N OF 27N...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S OF 27N...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. N OF
27N...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT IN THE MORNING... BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S OF 27N...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. N OF 27N...NE WINDS
LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S
OF 27N...AND 2 TO 3 FT N OF 27N.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND
2 TO 3 FT N OF 27N.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...
AND 2 TO 3 FT N OF 27N.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...
AND 2 TO 3 FT N OF 27N.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...
AND 3 TO 4 FT N OF 27N.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND
3 TO 4 FT N OF 27N.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...
AND 3 TO 5 FT IN E SWELL N OF 27N.



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