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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
318 AM EST WED FEB 22 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 LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WITH ACTIVE CONVECTION AHEAD
OF THE COLD FRONT WILL MOVE EAST-SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE FLORIDA
PENINSULA TONIGHT. STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL DEVELOP EAST OF
THE FRONT LATER TODAY...AND FRESH TO STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS
BEHIND THE FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE YUCATAN CHANNEL THIS
AFTERNOON. A SECOND COLD FRONT WILL REACH THE TEXAS COAST FRIDAY
AND BECOME STATIONARY ACROSS THE SOUTHERN GULF ALONG 22-23N BY
SAT NIGHT.

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A SURFACE LOW MOVING ACROSS FLORIDA THU WILL DRAG A
COLD FRONT ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH SAT. GALE FORCE WINDS ARE
EXPECTED NE OF THE LOW CENTER THU THROUGH FRI AS IT MOVES NE OF
THE BAHAMAS. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE FROM SW TO NE FRI AND SAT.

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 27N...AND SE 20 TO 25 KT
N OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 27N...AND SE 20 TO 30 KT N
OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND 6 TO 9 FT N OF 27N.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND S 25 TO 35 KT N OF 27N.
SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 7 TO 10 FT N OF 27N. NUMEROUS SHOWERS
AND SCATTERED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S OF 27N...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. N OF 27N...SE TO S
WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...SHIFTING TO NE 20 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 3 FT S
OF 27N...AND 7 TO 10 FT N OF 27N. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 6 TO 9 FT
N OF 27N.
.FRI NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND
6 TO 8 FT N OF 27N.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO 7 FT N
OF 27N.
.SAT NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF
27N...AND 4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO
6 FT N OF 27N.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 27N...AND
4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.



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