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FZNT25 KNHC 232147
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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
447 PM EST MON JAN 23 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...A LARGE AREA OF GALE FORCE WINDS OVER THE EASTERN
GULF HAVE BEGUN TO DIMINISH LATE THIS AFTERNOON IN THE WAKE OF A
STRONG COLD FRONT THAT HAS RACED ACROSS THE NW CARIBBEAN.
ASSOCIATED LARGE AND DANGEROUS SEAS WILL PROPAGATE EAST AND
SOUTHEASTWARD THROUGH TONIGHT. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE TUE
THROUGH WED AS HIGH PRES BUILDS IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT. THE
NEXT COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NW GULF WED...THEN MOVE
ACROSS THE BASIN THROUGH THU NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL STALL FROM
THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA TO THE SW GULF ALONG 22N FRI.

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT IN W TO NW
SWELL.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT IN W TO NW SWELL.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT IN W TO NW SWELL...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A STRONG COLD FRONT FROM 31N74W TO CENTRAL CUBA WILL
RACE EASTWARD AND EXTEND FROM 31N68W TO THE WINDWARD PASSAGE
EARLY TUE...THEN MOVE ACROSS THE NE CARIBBEAN AND ADJACENT ATLC
WED. THE FRONT WILL BE ACCOMPANIED BY A LARGE AREA OF GALE FORCE
 WINDS N OF 23N BOTH E AND W OF THE FRONT THROUGH TUE. HIGH PRES
 WILL BUILD BACK ACROSS THE AREA WED...SHIFTING E THU AS THE
NEXT  COLD FRONT MOVES OFF THE NE FLORIDA COAST LATE THU. THAT
NEXT FRONT WILL BRING INCREASING WINDS AND SEAS MAINLY N OF 27N
THROUGH FRI NIGHT.

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT BY
AROUND MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN NW SWELL.
.TUE...S OF 27N...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. N OF 27N...W TO NW WINDS
20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND NW 15 TO
20 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT EARLY IN
THE MORNING.
.WED...S OF 27N...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE IN THE
AFTERNOON. N OF 27N...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S TO SW
10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



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