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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
954 PM EST SAT DEC 3 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...A FRONTAL BOUNDARY OVER THE NW GULF WILL MEANDER
FROM JUST OFFSHORE TO NEAR THE COAST THROUGH SUN NIGHT. FRESH TO
STRONG E-SE WINDS ACROSS MOST OF THE GULF WATERS OVERNIGHT WILL
BECOME MODERATE TO FRESH SE-S SUNDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE GULF WATERS MON AND TUE. A STRONGER COLD FRONT IS
FORECAST TO ENTER THE NW GULF ON WED NIGHT FOLLOWED BY STRONG TO
GALE FORCE WINDS THROUGH THU NIGHT.

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM 31N52W TO 26N70W THEN
STATIONARY TO THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA WILL REACH FROM 31N44W TO
22N63W TO 24N75W SUNDAY EVENING...THEN THE SE WATERS BY SUNDAY
NIGHT. LARGE SWELL GENERATED BY A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IN
THE N CENTRAL ATLC WILL SWEEP ACROSS NE WATERS SUN THROUGH TUE.
RETURN FLOW WILL DEVELOP OVER NW WATERS MON AND PERSIST THROUGH
TUE NIGHT.

.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND NE TO E 10 TO
15 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND E 10 TO 15 KT N OF 27N.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND SE 10 TO
15 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND SE TO S 10 TO 15 KT N
OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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