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103
FZNT25 KNHC 222004
OFFN04

NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
404 PM EDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...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 is moving across the Gulf of Mexico and
extends from SE Louisiana to NE Mexico near 25N98W. This front
is preceded by a pre-frontal squall line affecting mainly the
waters N of 28N and E of the front. The cold front is expected
to reach from the Florida Panhandle to NE Mexico near 24N98W by
Mon morning, from near Tampa Bay to Tampico, Mexico by Tue
morning, and reach the Straits of Florida and the SE Gulf by Wed
morning while moving slowly across the SW Gulf.

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

Within 200 nm east of the coast of Florida

.SYNOPSIS...A stationary front extending westward from 27N65W to
south-central Florida will lift northward tonight with near gale
force southeast flow developing across the forecast waters north
of the Bahamas on Mon and Mon night in association with a surface
low that will move eastward across the southeastern United States.
The surface low will track northeastward along the Georgia and
South Carolina coasts on Tue, and drag a couple of weak cold
fronts across the northwest waters during the middle of next week.

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and E to SE 20 to
25 kt N of 27N. Seas 3 ft S of 27N, and 5 to 7 ft N of 27N.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and SE 20 to 25 kt N of
27N. S of 27N, seas 3 ft in the morning, subsiding to 2 ft or
less. N of 27N, seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and SE to S 20 to
25 kt N of 27N. Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N, and 5 to 7 ft N of
27N. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and S to SW 15 to
20 kt N of 27N. Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N, and 5 to 7 ft N of
27N.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less S of
27N, and 4 to 6 ft N of 27N.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N, and 3 to
5 ft N of 27N.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less S of
27N, and 3 to 5 ft N of 27N.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N, and 3 to
4 ft N of 27N.
.THU NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N,
and 3 to 5 ft N of 27N.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N, and 3 to
5 ft N of 27N.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N, and
3 to 4 ft N of 27N.



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