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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
915 PM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

...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...STATIONARY FRONT OVER THE FLORIDA STRAITS AND
YUCATAN CHANNEL WILL SLOWLY DISSIPATE BY SAT. A SURFACE TROUGH
ALONG THE COAST OF MEXICO WILL BECOME DIFFUSE BY SAT. HIGH PRES
BUILDS IN SAT AND SUN WITH SE RETURN FLOW DEVELOPING OVER THE
WESTERN WATERS MON...AND SPREADING OVER THE ENTIRE GULF TUE.
COLD FRONT ENTERS THE FAR NW GULF LATE WED WITH STRONG NORTHERLY
WINDS IN ITS WAKE.

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDING FROM 31N69W TO THE
STRAITS OF FLORIDA WILL EXTEND FROM 31N65W TO 28N75W TO 26N80W
BY SAT. THE FRONT WILL LIFT NORTHWARD AND ALIGN ALONG 27N EARLY
SUN BEFORE DISSIPATING LATE SUN. WEAK RIDGE ALONG 29N/30N LATE
SUN SLIPS S TO ALONG 26N MON. NEXT COLD FRONT ENTERS THE
FORECAST AREA MON NIGHT AND EXTENDS FROM 29N65W TO 30N81W TUE.
FRONT DISSIPATES WED AS RIDGE BUILDS IN ALONG 31N65W TO 27N80W.

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND NE 15 TO 20 KT N
OF 27N. S OF 27N...SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. N OF 27N...SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND E 20 TO 25 KT N OF 27N.
SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N.
.SAT NIGHT...S OF 27N...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. N OF 27N...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO 6 FT N
OF 27N.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO 6 FT N
OF 27N.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO
6 FT N OF 27N.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO 6 FT N
OF 27N.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO
6 FT N OF 27N.



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