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FZNT25 KNHC 230906
OFFN04

NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
506 AM EDT Mon Apr 23 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 extends from Pensacola Florida to
25N90W and to inland Tampico, Mexico. Scattered showers and
thunderstorms precede the front N of 24N. The cold front will
reach from near Apalachicola to 25N90W and inland Mexico near
Coatzacoalcos this morning, from Apalachee Bay to 25N88W to
eastern Bay of Campeche Mon evening, and from near Tampa Bay to
24N89W and stationary to the eastern Bay of Campeche early Tue.
The cold front will slow down as it moves across the far SE Gulf
and Straits of Florida early Wed morning, then reach NW Cuba by
late Wed night into early Thu, while the stationary portion
remains from the eastern Bay of Campeche to the NW Yucatan
Peninsula. Weak high pres will build across the area behind the
front, however, another weak cold front is expected to move to
just offshore the Texas coast early on Thu. This next cold front
is expected to reach the eastern gulf by Fri night.

.TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...SW to W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Within 200 nm east of the coast of Florida

.SYNOPSIS...The western segment of a stationary front that
extends westward from 27N65W to 27N75W and northwest to Cape
Canaveral Florida will lift northward as a warm front through
tonight, with near gale force southeast flow developing across the
forecast waters north of the Bahamas this afternoon and tonight,
in association with a surface low that will move eastward across
the southeastern United States through tonight. The surface low
will track northeastward towards the Carolinas Tue and Tue night.
It will push a weak cold front across the northwest portion Tue
through Wed, and across the north-central waters Wed night and Thu
while it slows down. Another weak cold front will move over the
far northwest portion Wed night and Thu before it also slows down
Thu night and Fri.

.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and SE 20 to 25 kt N of
27N. Seas 4 to 6 ft S of 27N, and 7 to 10 ft N of 27N. Scattered
showers and thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and SE to S 20 to 25 kt
N of 27N. Seas 4 to 6 ft S of 27N, and 8 to 11 ft N of 27N. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE...S winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and S to SW 15 to 20 kt N of
27N. Seas 4 to 6 ft S of 27N, and 6 to 9 ft in SE swell N of 27N.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and SW 10 to
15 kt N of 27N. Seas 3 to 5 ft S of 27N, and 4 to 6 ft N of 27N.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.



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