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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1022 PM EDT MON MAY 2 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 COLD FRONT FROM NEW ORLEANS LOUISIANA TO TAMPICO
MEXICO WILL REACH FROM THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO THE W YUCATAN
PENINSULA OVERNIGHT TUE NIGHT AND PASS SE THROUGH THE STRAITS OF
FLORIDA OVERNIGHT WED NIGHT. LOCALLY DENSE SMOKE AND HAZE IN THE
W GULF WILL SHRINK SOUTHEASTWARD INTO THE BAY OF CAMPECHE AHEAD
OF THE COLD FRONT THROUGH TUE BEFORE DISSIPATING. HIGH PRES NEAR
27N95W WITH A RIDGE TO THE FLORIDA STRAITS WILL REMAIN
STATIONARY WED NIGHT AND THU. THE HIGH WILL SHIFT N OF THE AREA
THU NIGHT WITH A RIDGE ALONG 91W SETTING UP SE RETURN FLOW
ACROSS THE NW GULF FRI NIGHT INTO SAT.

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO
5 FT IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE EXTENDING BERMUDA TO PORT CANAVERAL FLORIDA
WILL SHIFT S TO FORT PIERCE FLORIDA ON TUE NIGHT AHEAD OF A COLD
FRONT MOVING OFF THE NE FLORIDA COAST LATE TUE NIGHT. THE COLD
FRONT WILL REACH FROM 31N70W TO NE CUBA ON THU NIGHT...FROM NEAR
BERMUDA TO E CUBA ON FRI NIGHT AND FROM 26N65W TO THE DOMINICAN
REPUBLIC SAT NIGHT.

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND S 15 TO 20 KT N
OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND S 15 TO
20 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND SW 15 TO 20 KT N OF
27N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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