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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1006 PM EDT SUN MAR 29 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 HIGH CENTER OVER THE FAR NE GULF EXTENDS A RIDGE
WESTWARD TO NE TEXAS. THE HIGH CENTER WILL MOVE SOUTHWARD MON TO
NEAR TAMPA BAY...AND SHIFT SLIGHTLY S WED BEFORE MOVING N AGAIN
TO THE FAR NE GULF THU THROUGH FRI NIGHT. A WEAK TROUGH WILL
FORM OFF THE NW YUCATAN PENINSULA EACH EVENING BEFORE DISSIPATING
OVER THE SW GULF DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS EACH NIGHT THROUGH THE
PERIOD.

.OVERNIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT
6 TO 8 FT STRAITS OF FLORIDA.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT EXTENDS FROM 26N65W TO 22N71W THEN
STATIONARY TO EASTERN CUBA. THE FRONT WILL WEAKEN AS IT SLOWLY
REACHES FROM NEAR 22N65W TO WINDWARD PASSAGE EARLY ON MON
...AND WEAKEN FURTHER TO A FRONTAL TROUGH ALONG 22N MON AND
MON NIGHT. THE REMNANTS OF THE TROUGH WILL THEN DRIFT BACK TO
THE W ACROSS HISPANIOLA AND THE SE BAHAMAS TUE THROUGH THU NIGHT
WHILE DISSIPATING. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD ALONG 28N BY MON NIGHT
THEN SHIFT TO E OF THE AREA THU IN RESPONSE TO THE NEXT COLD
FRONT EXPECTED TO APPROACH THE THE AREA. THIS NEXT COLD FRONT
WILL ENTER THE FAR NW PORTION MON NIGHT...AND SWEEP ACROSS THE
FAR NORTHERN WATERS THROUGH EARLY TUE NIGHT. IN ITS
WAKE...CENTRAL ATLC HIGH PRES WILL BUILD WESTWARD ALONG 31N INTO
FRI.

.OVERNIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND NE 10 TO 15 KT
N OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.
ISOLATED SHOWERS S OF 27N.
.MON...S OF 27N...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT ATLC EXPOSURES
...AND 2 TO 3 FT ELSEWHERE. N OF 27N...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING
S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S OF 27N...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT ATLC EXPOSURES...AND 2 TO 4 FT ELSEWHERE. N OF
27N...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT SHIFTING TO NW BEHIND FRONT. SEAS
3 TO 5 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUE...S OF 27N...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT ATLC EXPOSURES...
AND 2 TO 4 FT ELSEWHERE. N OF 27N...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING
NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S OF 27N...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT ATLC EXPOSURES...
AND 2 TO 4 FT ELSEWHERE. ISOLATED SHOWERS. N OF 27N...W TO NW WINDS
5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW TO W 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...S OF 27N...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. N OF
27N...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S OF 27N...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. N
OF 27N...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 3
TO 4 FT N OF 27N.
.THU NIGHT...S OF 27N...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. N
OF 27N....E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S OF 27N...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. N OF 27N...E TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S OF 27N...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. OF
27N...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT.


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