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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
350 AM EST SUN JAN 22 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...A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE ENTIRE
GULF THROUGH EARLY MON...ACCOMPANIED BY A LARGE AREA OF STRONG
TO GALE FORCE WINDS ACROSS MOST OF THE WATERS N OF 22N BOTH E
AND W OF THE FRONT. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE TUE THROUGH WED AS
HIGH PRES BUILDS IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT. THE NEXT COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE INTO THE NW GULF WED NIGHT...THEN ACROSS THE BASIN
THROUGH THU NIGHT.

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN S TO SW SWELL.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 35 KT BEHIND
FRONT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT IN W SWELL.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT IN W TO NW
SWELL.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN W TO NW SWELL.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT IN W TO NW SWELL.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...SHIFTING TO SE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT IN W TO NW SWELL.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRES NE OF THE BAHAMAS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE E AS
A STRONG COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE BASIN FROM THE W. THE FRONT
WILL MOVE INTO NW WATERS TONIGHT THEN REACH FROM 31N71W TO THE SE
BAHAMAS BY MON EVENING...THEN FROM 31N66W TO THE WINDWARD PASSAGE
TUE EVENING...THEN ACROSS THE NE CARIBBEAN AND ADJACENT ATLC WED.
THE FRONT WILL BE ACCOMPANIED BY A LARGE AREA OF GALE FORCE WINDS
BOTH E AND W OF THE FRONT N OF 23N. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD BACK
ACROSS THE AREA WED...SHIFTING E THU AS THE NEXT COLD FRONT MOVES
INTO THE NW PORTION THROUGH THU NIGHT.

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 27N...AND S TO SW 20 TO 25 KT N
OF 27N. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT S OF 27N...AND SW 25 TO
35 KT N OF 27N...SHIFTING TO NW BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN
S TO SW SWELL. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT S OF 27N...AND W TO NW 25
TO 35 KT N OF 27N...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT THROUGHOUT LATE.
SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.


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