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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
437 PM EST TUE FEB 9 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 COLD FRONT JUST RECENTLY EXITED THE GULF...AND IS
ACROSS THE YUCATAN CHANNEL. THE FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE AWAY
FROM THE AREA THROUGH WED MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE IS BUILDING
OVER THE GULF IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL
SWEEP CROSS THE THE NORTHERN WATERS FRI INTO EARLY ON SAT
FOLLOWED WITH STRONG HIGH PRESSURE BEHIND IT.

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT IN NW SWELL.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 20 TO 25 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS....A COLD FRONT EXTENDS FROM NEAR 31N70W SW TO THE
CENTRAL BAHAMAS AND TO WESTERN CUBA. WINDS TO GALE FORCE
CONTINUE ON EITHER SIDE OF THE COLD FRONT OVER THE NORTHERN
WATERS. THE FRONT WILL REACH FROM NEAR BERMUDA TO THE WINDWARD
PASSAGE BY WED EVENING...AND MERGE WITH ANOTHER FRONT STALLED
FROM 24N65W TO HISPANIOLA THU NIGHT. GALE FORCE WINDS ARE
EXPECTED TO FOLLOW THE FRONT ACROSS THE WATERS N OF 29N THROUGH
WED. A THIRD COLD FONT WILL ENTER THE FAR NW WATERS EARL FRI
AFTERNOON...REACH FROM NEAR 31N74W TO NW NORTHERN BAHAMAS AND
TO NEAR WEST PALM BEACH EARLY SAT...AND OVER THE FAR SE WATERS
SUN. STRONG  HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE AREA BEHIND
THIS FRONT.

...GALE WARNING N OF 27N...

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT N OF 27N 25 TO 30 KT
WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...EXCEPT N OF
27N 9 TO 13 FT.
.WED...S OF 27N...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. N OF 27N...W TO NW WINDS
25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...EXCEPT N OF 27N 8 TO 13 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND NW 20 TO
30 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT N OF 27N 8 TO 11 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT N OF 27N NW TO N WINDS 20 TO
25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT N OF 27N 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT N OF 27N NW TO N
10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT N OF 27N 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT N OF 27N W WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT N OF 27N 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT N OF 27N W TO NW WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT N OF 27N 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT N OF 27N
6 TO 8 FT.
SUN...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT N OF 27N
9 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...EXCEPT N
OF 27N 8 TO 10 FT.



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