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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1058 AM EDT WED MAR 29 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...HIGH PRES OVER THE WESTERN ATLANTIC WILL MAINTAIN E
TO SE RETURN FLOW OVER THE GULF THROUGH TONIGHT WHEN A COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE TEXAS COAST. THE FRONT WILL THEN MOVE
ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF THROUGH SAT MORNING PRECEDED BY
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. SE FRESH TO STRONG RETURN
FLOW WILL THEN DOMINATE ACROSS THE WESTERN GULF THROUGH SUN.

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT EARLY IN THE MORNING.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRES OVER THE AREA WILL BEGIN TO SHIFT ESE THU
THROUGH SAT AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT THAT WILL REACH THE NW WATERS
SAT MORNING. THIS NEW COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE NORTHERN
WATERS DURING THE WEEKEND PRECEDED BY STRONG TO NEAR GALE FORCE
SOUTHERLY WINDS.

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S OF 27N...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N OF 27N...W TO NW WINDS
5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN...SHIFTING
TO E TO SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND SE TO S 5 TO 10 KT N
OF 27N. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S 5 TO
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.



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