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FZNT25 KNHC 200932
OFFN04

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
532 AM EDT SUN APR 20 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...HIGH PRES OVER THE AREA WILL CHANGE LITTLE THROUGH
WED...THEN BEGIN TO SHIFT EASTWARD WED NIGHT AND THU. A WEAK
COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO BRUSH THE FAR NORTHERN WATERS TUE
NIGHT AND WED WITH LITTLE IMPACTS TO WINDS AND SEAS.

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...N WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A 1012 MB LOW NEAR 31N78W HAS AN ASSOCIATED COLD
FRONT THAT ENTERS THE AREA THROUGH 31N76W...AND CONTINUES TO THE
CENTRAL  BAHAMAS AND TO WESTERN CUBA. THE LOW WILL CONTINUE TO
SLOWLY TRACK NE THROUGH MON PUSHING THE COLD FRONT TO A POSITION
FROM NEAR 31N74W TO CENTRAL CUBA BY EARLY TONIGHT...THEN BEGIN TO
WEAKEN AS  IT EXTENDS FROM NEAR 31N72W TO THE SE BAHAMAS AND
EASTERN CUBA EARLY ON MON...REACHING FROM FROM NEAR 31N65W TO
WINDWARD PASSAGE EARLY ON TUE. THE FRONT WILL MOVE E OF THE AREA
TUE AFTERNOON. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL BRUSH THE NORTHERN WATERS
WED AND THU.

...GALE WARNING N OF 29N BETWEEN 20 AND 60 NM OF SHORE... ...

.TODAY...N OF 29N BETWEEN 20 AND 60 NM OF SHORE...N WINDS 25 TO
30 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE
...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N...AND 3 TO 5
FT S OF 27N. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS E PART.
.TONIGHT...N OF 27N...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT
IN NE SWELL. S OF 27N...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING NW 5
TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT IN NE SWELL ATLC EXPOSURES...AND 2
TO 4 FT ELSEWHERE. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND N 15 TO 20 KT N OF
27N. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S OF 27N...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6
FT. N OF 27N...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN NE SWELL.
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT IN NE SWELL S OF
27N...AND 5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...S OF 27N...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
N OF 27N...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.



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