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FZNT25 KNHC 111508
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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1008 AM EST THU FEB 11 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...HIGH PRES CONTINUES TO BUILD OVER THE AREA. A COLD
FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE THE NORTHERN WATERS THIS WEEKEND
FOLLOWED BY STRONG HIGH PRESSURE. A SECOND COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
INTO THE NW GULF ON MON.

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT FROM NEAR 25N65W TO EASTERN CUBA WILL
STALL FROM 24N65W TO THE WINDWARD PASSAGE LATE TODAY AND BECOME
DIFFUSE FRI. LOW PRESSURE MOVING OFF THE SE U.S. COAST EARLY ON
FRI WILL RAPIDLY INTENSIFY AS IT MOVES WELL NE OF THE AREA FRI
NIGHT AND SAT. THIS LOW WILL DRAG A SECOND COLD FRONT ACROSS THE
WATERS N OF 27N THROUGH SAT NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL STALL FROM
22N65W TO THE MONA PASSAGE SUN AND DISSIPATE INTO MON AS STRONG
HIGH PRES BUILDS NORTH OF THE AREA.

.TODAY...S OF 27N...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N OF 27N...NW TO N
WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N.
.TONIGHT...S OF 27N...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE TO E
15 TO 20 KT IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT EARLY IN THE MORNING. N OF 27N...NW TO
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.
.FRI...S OF 27N...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO
15 TO 20 KT IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. N OF 27N...NW
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO S TO SW LATE IN THE MORNING...
THEN...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND W 20 TO 25 KT N
OF 27N. S OF 27N...SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT
OR LESS. N OF 27N...SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. S OF 27N...SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. N OF 27N...SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...
AND 5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N.
.SUN...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO
7 FT N OF 27N.
.SUN NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT S OF 27N...AND 6 TO 8 FT N OF
27N.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT S OF 27N...AND
6 TO 8 FT N OF 27N.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE TO S 20 TO
25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT S OF 27N...AND 7 TO 10 FT N
OF 27N.


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