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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
433 AM EST SUN FEB 1 2015

...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 WARM FRONT FROM NW CUBA TO THE TEXAS-LOUISIANA
BORDER WILL MOVE NE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND E GULF WATERS THROUGH
THIS EVENING. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE TEXAS COAST THIS
EVENING AND REACH FROM NEAR APALACHICOLA TO JUST N OF TAMPICO
MON MORNING. MINIMAL GALE CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE
WESTERN GULF W OF THE FRONT TONIGHT THROUGH MON EVENING. THE
EASTERN PORTION OF THIS SECOND FRONT WILL RACE SE AND THROUGH
THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA ON MON NIGHT...WHILE THE WESTERN PORTION
OF THE FRONT BECOMES STATIONARY OVER THE SW WATERS MON NIGHT AND
TUE. THESE FRONTAL REMNANTS WILL BEGIN TO MOVE NE ON TUE NIGHT
WITH LOW PRES EXPECTED TO DEVELOP NEAR THE TEXAS COASTAL BEND
AROUND SUNRISE WED...AND THEN MOVE E ALONG 28N WED NIGHT
DRAGGING A DEVELOPING COLD FRONT TO THE S ACROSS THE WESTERN AND
CENTRAL GULF WATERS.

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM NEAR 22N65W TO CENTRAL
CUBA ALONG 21.5N WILL DRIFT E-SE AND GRADUALLY WEAKEN THROUGH
TUE. LARGE NW SWELL GENERATED BEHIND THIS FRONT WILL MOVE SE
THROUGH AREA WATERS THROUGH EARLY WED. A SECOND COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE INTO THE NW WATERS ON MON WITH MINIMAL GALE CONDITIONS N OF
29N NEAR THE FRONT. THIS SECOND FRONT WILL REACH FROM BERMUDA TO
THE SE BAHAMAS LATE MON NIGHT AND THEN STALL AND GRADUALLY
DISSIPATE OVER THE TROPICAL WATERS NE OF THE LEEWARD ISLANDS ON
TUE AND WED. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT.

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO
7 FT N OF 27N.
.TONIGHT...S OF 27N...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. N OF 27N...SE WINDS
15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...S OF 27N...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N OF 27N...S WINDS 20 TO
25 KT...BECOMING SW 25 TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT
S OF 27N...AND 6 TO 9 FT N OF 27N.
.MON NIGHT...S OF 27N...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N OF 27N...W WINDS
25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT S
OF 27N...AND 6 TO 8 FT N OF 27N. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO 6 FT
N OF 27N.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO
6 FT N OF 27N.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.



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