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FZNT25 KNHC 240804
OFFN04

NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
304 AM EST Wed Jan 24 2018

...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 currently extends SW from Central
Florida to near 23N88W then becomes stationary to the Bay of
Campeche. The cold front will move SE of the Gulf waters this
evening leaving a NW to SE orientated trough across the far SW
waters to meander through early Sat, then lift N as a warm front
with a surface low developing along the front near 27N90W on Sat
night. The newly formed surface low will move E on Sun, reaching
the Florida Big Bend on Sun night, while dragging a cold front
across the Central Gulf waters.

.TODAY...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SAT...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

Within 200 nm east of the coast of Florida

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front currently moving off the NE Florida
coast will reach a position from 31N75W to the Straits of
Florida on Wed evening, reach from Bermuda to Central Cuba on Thu
evening, and stall E to W along 23N on Fri night through Sat
night. The W portion of the front will lift N across the Straits
of Florida on Sun night. Strengthening high pressure in the wake
of this front will produce strong to near gale force NE-E winds W
of the front Thu through Sat with conditions improving from the N
on Sun.

.TODAY...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt S of 27N, and N 15 to 20 kt
N of 27N. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...NE winds 20 to 25 kt S of 27N, and N to NE 20 to 25 kt N
of 27N. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SAT...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.



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