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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
525 AM EDT THU MAY 5 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 MOVING SE ACROSS THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA
AND YUCATAN CHANNEL THIS MORNING WILL MOVE SE OF THE AREA TODAY.
HIGH PRESSURE AND A REINFORCING SURGE OF COOL AIR WILL PREVAIL
ACROSS THE REGION TODAY THROUGH SAT WITH MODERATE TO FRESH
NORTHERLY WINDS. HIGH PRES WILL SHIFT E INTO THE NE GULF SAT
NIGHT AND SUN ALLOWING MODERATE TO FRESH RETURN FLOW TO DEVELOP
W OF 90W AND INCREASE TO STRONG FLOW ON MON.

.TODAY...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.FRI...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO
2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM 31N76W THROUGH THE
STRAITS OF FLORIDA WILL MOVE SE AND EXTEND FROM 31N71W TO E
CENTRAL CUBA THIS EVENING...FROM 31N66W TO FAR EASTERN CUBA FRI
EVENING...AND FROM 27N65W TO NW HAITI SAT EVENING BEFORE
STALLING AND WEAKENING ACROSS CENTRAL HISPANIOLA AND SE WATERS
SUN. STRONG TO GALE FORCE SW WINDS WITH SCATTERED STRONG TSTMS
ARE EXPECTED EAST OF THE FRONT THIS MORNING THROUGH TONIGHT.
HIGH PRES WILL SHIFT FROM GULF OF MEXICO E INTO ATLC WATERS SUN
THROUGH MON.

.TODAY...S OF 27N...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. N OF 27N...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT
S OF 27N...AND 5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND W TO NW 15 TO
20 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND W TO NW 15 TO 20 KT N
OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF 27N...SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE. N OF 27N...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF 27N...SEAS 3 FT IN THE
MORNING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. N OF 27N...SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...
AND 3 TO 4 FT N OF 27N.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF 27N...SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE. N OF 27N...SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.


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