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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
526 AM EDT THU JUL 31 2014

...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 WEAK STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS FROM JUST N OF
NAPLES FLORIDA TO NEAR 24.5N86W TO THE NE TEXAS COASTAL
WATERS...AND WILL DRIFT S ACROSS THE SE GULF TODAY BEFORE
STALLING TONIGHT THEN SHIFTING NW AND GRADUALLY DISSIPATING FRI
THROUGH SAT. A WEAK TROUGH WILL MEANDER ALONG THE TEXAS COAST
AND IMMEDIATE COASTAL WATERS FRI NIGHT THROUGH SUN BEFORE MOVING
NW AND INLAND SUN NIGHT.

.TODAY...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 5 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK STATIONARY FRONT OVER THE FAR NW ATLC WATERS
WILL BEGIN TO DRIFT NW ON TONIGHT THROUGH FRI AND MOVE INLAND. A
RIDGE EXTENDING FROM 36N56W TO THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA WILL SHIFT
SLOWLY N TO CAPE CANAVERAL OVER THE WEEKEND. LOW PRESSURE
CURRENTLY NEAR 11N50W IS EXPECTED TO MOVE THROUGH THE LEEWARDS
AND THE NE CARIBBEAN ON FRI NIGHT AND SAT...POSSIBLY AS A
TROPICAL CYCLONE...THEN CONTINUE ACROSS THE PORTIONS OF THE
VIRGIN ISLANDS AND PUERTO RICO LATE SAT AFTERNOON THROUGH
NIGHT...BEFORE VEERING NW AND MOVING PARALLEL AND JUST E OF THE
BAHAMA ISLAND CHAIN ON SUN AFTERNOON THROUGH MON NIGHT.

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...S OF 27N...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. N OF 27N...SE WINDS
5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT S OF 27N...AND SE 10 TO 15 KT N OF 27N.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.


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