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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1042 PM EDT THU AUG 21 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...A RIDGE...WITH A WEAK HIGH PRES CELL OVER THE NORTH-
CENTRAL WATERS...WILL DOMINATE REGION DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD.

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO
2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...N WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE ALONG 27N WILL GRADUALLY SHIFT N TO ALONG 30N
ON SUN THEN RETREAT E OF THE AREA ON MON AS STRONGER RIDGING
BUILDS SOUTHWARD OVER THE FAR NW WATERS. A TROPICAL LOW...POSSIBLY
A TROPICAL CYCLONE...IS EXPECTED TO MOVE W-NW ACROSS THE LEEWARD
ISLANDS TONIGHT AND INTO THE ATLC NEAR HISPANIOLA ON SAT...THEN
NEAR THE SE BAHAMAS ON SUN REACHING A POSITION NEAR 25N73W BY SUN
EVENING...AND NEAR 26N73W ON MON EVENING.

.OVERNIGHT...S OF 27N...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N OF 27N...SE WINDS
LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...S OF 27N...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N OF 27N...S WINDS 5 TO
10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 1 TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S OF 27N...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N OF 27N...SE WINDS
LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT...
BUILDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND SW 5 TO 10 KT N OF
27N. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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