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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
902 PM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT JUST RECENTLY EXITED THE GULF...AND IS
ACROSS THE YUCATAN CHANNEL. THE FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE AWAY
FROM THE AREA THROUGH WED MORNING. HIGH PRESSURE IS BUILDING
OVER THE GULF IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL
SWEEP CROSS THE THE NORTHERN WATERS FRI INTO EARLY ON SAT
FOLLOWED WITH STRONG HIGH PRESSURE BEHIND IT.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

.OVERNIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT W OF 94W NW TO N
15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT BETWEEN 90W AND 94W...AND 5 TO 6 FT
W OF 94W.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO

...GALE WARNING E OF 87W N OF 28N ...

.OVERNIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT E OF 87W N OF 28N NW
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE. SEAS 8 TO
11 FT...EXCEPT E OF 87W N OF 28N 10 TO 14 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT E OF 87W NW 20 T0 25 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT E OF 87W 8 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT...EXCEPT BETWEEN 87W AND 90W NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT
...BECOMING E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...EXCEPT E OF
87W 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...BETWEEN 87W AND 90W...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS. E OF 87W...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...BETWEEN 87W AND 90W...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS. E OF 87W...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...BETWEEN 87W AND 90W...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS. E OF 87W...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT BETWEEN 87W AND 90W NW
TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT BETWEEN
87W AND 90W.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.



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