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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1000 PM EST SAT FEB 13 2016

...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 WEAK COLD FRONT FROM THE FLORIDA KEYS TO 25N88W
AND NW TO NE TEXAS WILL PUSH SE OF THE AREA BY EARLY SUN. STRONG
HIGH PRESSURE BEHIND THE FRONT WILL SLIDE EASTWARD ACROSS THE
GULF THROUGH SUN...AND TO THE WESTERN ATLANTIC ON MON. ANOTHER
COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NW WATERS MON EVENING...ACROSS THE
N CENTRAL GULF LATE MON NIGHT...EASTERN GULF ON TUE AND TO E OF
AREA BY LATE TUE NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE AREA
IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT.

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO
25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A STATIONARY FRONTAL TROUGH OVER THE SE WATERS WILL
WEAKEN AND SLOWLY DISSIPATE THROUGH SUN NIGHT. A COLD FRONT FROM
31N68W TO THE NW BAHAMAS AND TO S FLORIDA EARLY THIS EVENING
WILL REACH FROM NEAR 31N66W TO THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA TONIGHT
...AND FROM NEAR 27N65W TO NW CUBA SUN MORNING. THE FRONT WILL
BECOME STATIONARY FROM NEAR 25N65W TO CENTRAL CUBA SUN NIGHT AND
MON AS STRONG HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS S ACROSS THE AREA. THE HIGH
PRESSURE WILL QUICKLY SHIFT EASTWARD THROUGH TUE NIGHT IN
RESPONSE TO ANOTHER COLD FRONT THAT MOVES ACROSS THE NW WATERS
TUE...AND CENTRAL WATERS TUE NIGHT AND WED. THE FRONT WILL
WEAKEN AS IT MOVES ACROSS THE SE PORTION WED NIGHT THROUGH THU
NIGHT. STRONG TO NEAR GALE FORCE SW WINDS WILL PRECEDE THE FRONT
OVER THE NW WATERS TUE WHILE FRESH N TO NE WINDS ARE EXPECTED
BEHIND THE FRONT S OF ABOUT 27N WED NIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT.

.OVERNIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...
AND 5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT S OF 27N...
AND 5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 27N...AND E 15 TO
20 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT S OF 27N...
AND 6 TO 8 FT N OF 27N.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S OF 27N...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
N OF 27N...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW TO W 10 TO 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN E TO SE SWELL.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT IN E TO SE SWELL.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.



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