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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...

.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.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

.OVERNIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE MON...

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E 5 TO
10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.



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