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FZNT25 KNHC 052055
OFFN04

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
355 PM EST MON DEC 5 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...A COLD FRONT EXTENDING FROM A 1005 MB LOW PRES NEAR
28N94W TO NEAR 20N96W WILL MOVE EASTWARD ACROSS THE GULF WATERS
THROUGH TUE...WITH FRESH TO STRONG WINDS BEHIND THE FRONT TODAY.
A STRONGER COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO ENTER THE NW GULF ON WED
NIGHT FOLLOWED BY STRONG TO GALE FORCE WINDS THROUGH FRI NIGHT.

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE...SW TO W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING
TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING
TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT EXTENDING ALONG 21N/22N INTO THE SE
BAHAMAS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE ACROSS THE SE WATERS THROUGH TUE
WHILE WEAKENING. LARGE NORTHERLY SWELL GENERATED BY A STORM
SYSTEM WELL NE OF THE FORECAST ZONES WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT THE
NE ZONES TONIGHT. RETURN FLOW WILL DEVELOP OVER NW WATERS
TONIGHT INTO TUE AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT FORECAST TO MOVE ACROSS
THE N WATERS BY TUE NIGHT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL REACH THE SW
N ATLC LATE THU.

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND S 15 TO 20 KT N OF
27N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N...AND S TO SW 20 TO
25 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND SW TO W 20 TO
25 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT S OF 27N...AND W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT N
OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.



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