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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1049 AM EDT MON AUG 3 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...LOW PRES OVER NE FLORIDA WILL SLOWLY MOVE NE AWAY
FROM THE AREA TODAY AND TONIGHT. A RIDGE WILL BUILD W ACROSS THE
GULF REGION ALONG 26N AS THE LOW MOVES AWAY. A HIGH PRES CENTER
WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE RIDGE OVER THE E CENTRAL GULF TUE AND
SHIFT N THROUGH THU BEFORE MERGING AGAIN WITH THE RIDGE AXIS
FRI. A TROUGH WILL DEVELOP EACH NIGHT OVER THE YUCATAN PENINSULA
AND MOVE NW DURING LATE NIGHT THROUGH EARLY MORNING HOURS BEFORE
DISSIPATING OVER THE SW GULF.

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...THE RIDGE AXIS FROM 30N65W TO PALM BEACH WILL REMAIN
QUASISTATIONARY THROUGH FRI. THE PRESSURE GRADIENT BETWEEN THIS
RIDGE AND NORTHEASTWARD MOVING LOW PRES OVER NE FLORIDA WILL
ALLOW FOR A FRESH TO STRONG SOUTHERLY BREEZE OVER NW WATERS
TODAY THROUGH TUE. AN INVERTED TROUGH WILL BUILD OVER E WATERS
WED THROUGH FRI AS THE RIDGE TO ITS N WEAKENS. FRESH TRADES WILL
DEVELOP ALONG THE N COAST OF HISPANIOLA EACH NIGHT THROUGH WED
NIGHT. THE NORTHERN EXTENT OF A TROPICAL WAVE WILL ALSO ENHANCE
WINDS THERE TONIGHT AND TUE NIGHT.

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF
27N...AND 3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N.
.TONIGHT...S OF 27N...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N OF 27N...S WINDS
10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N.
.TUE...S OF 27N...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. N OF 27N...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...
DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S
OF 27N...AND 3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N. ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF 27N...SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BECOMING 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. N OF 27N...SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 FT
N OF 27N.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...
AND 3 FT N OF 27N.


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