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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1130 AM EDT SUN APR 30 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 STRONG LATE SEASON COLD FRONT IS MOVING ACROSS THE
GULF WATERS AND EXTENDS FROM SE LOUISIANA TO NEAR TAMPICO
MEXICO.  STRONG TO NEAR GALE FORCE WINDS FOLLOW THE FRONT
REACHING MINIMAL GALE FORCE OFF TAMPICO AND VERACRUZ LATER
TODAY. THE FRONT WILL REACH FROM THE WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE
TO THE CENTRAL BAY OF CAMPECHE TONIGHT...AND FROM THE FLORIDA
BIG BEND TO THE EASTERN BAY OF CAMPECHE ON MON...THEN WILL LIFT
N WHILE DISSIPATING ON TUE. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL ENTER THE NW
GULF THU AND THU NIGHT FOLLOWED GALE FORCE WINDS AND BUILDING
SEAS.

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE WILL PERSIST ALONG 31N THROUGH MON SUPPORTING
STRONG SE WINDS FROM THE SOUTHERN BAHAMAS TO SE FLORIDA. SE TO S
WINDS WILL INCREASE BETWEEN NE FLORIDA AND THE BAHAMAS MON AND MON
NIGHT AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES FROM THE W. WINDS AND SEAS WILL
DIMINISH AS THE FRONT MOVES OFF THE NE FLORIDA COAST EARLY TUE AND
STALLS FROM 31N75W TO NEAR MELBOURNE FLORIDA BY WED MORNING...
BEFORE DISSIPATING BY WED NIGHT. A RIDGE WILL BUILD BACK IN
THROUGH THE END OF NEXT WEEK.

.THIS AFTERNOON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 27N...AND SE 15 TO
20 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND SE 15 TO 20 KT N
OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND SE TO S
15 TO 20 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND
4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF
27N...AND 3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 TO
5 FT N OF 27N.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...
AND 3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N.
.THU...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...
AND 3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...
AND 4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.



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