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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1123 AM EDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...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...TROUGHING IN THE FAR NW AND W CENTRAL GULF WILL MOVE
INLAND OVER SE TEXAS AND NE MEXICO TODAY. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE SLOWLY ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND E GULF TUE THROUGH THU...
DISSIPATING BY FRI. RETURN FLOW WILL DOMINATE ACROSS THE BASIN
FRI NIGHT THROUGH SAT NIGHT.

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...NW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK RIDGE ALONG 28N WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
TONIGHT...THEN GRADUALLY SHIFT SE TO THE FAR EASTERN PORTION BY
SAT IN RESPONSE TO A WEAK COLD FRONT CURRENTLY JUST NW OF THE AREA
THAT WILL SLOWLY DROP S ACROSS THE FAR NORTHERN WATERS THROUGH
THU. THE FRONT WILL WEAKEN TO A TROUGH FRI BEFORE MOVING WESTWARD
TOWARDS FLORIDA FRI THROUGH SAT NIGHT. LONG PERIOD SWELLS
GENERATED BY HURRICANE EDOUARD WILL PROPAGATE ACROSS THE AREA
THROUGH FRI.

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT S OF 27N...AND W LESS THAN 5 KT N OF
27N. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS N OF 28N.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS S OF 28N.
.TONIGHT...S OF 27N...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. N OF 27N...W WINDS LESS
THAN 5 KT...BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS N OF 28N.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS S OF 28N.
.WED...S OF 27N...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT IN NE
SWELL. N OF 27N...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS N OF 28N. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS S
OF 28N.
.WED NIGHT...S OF 27N...S WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT... INCREASING TO
5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. N OF 27N...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING
TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS N OF 27N. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS S OF 27N.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.



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