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FZNT25 KNHC 201417
OFFN04

NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1017 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 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 Tampa Bay Florida to
26N90W then becomes stationary to northeast Mexico. The front
will stall east to west along 26N late this afternoon. Remnants
of the front will lift north as a warm front on Sat ahead of a
second cold front reaching the Texas coast around sunrise on Sun
preceded by a line of thunderstorms. This second cold front will
reach from the Mississippi Delta to the Bay of Campeche on Sun
night, from the Florida Big bend to the Yucatan Peninsula on Mon
night, then drift southeast on Tue and move southeast of the
gulf waters late Wed.

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to
3 to 4 ft after midnight.
.SAT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less,
building to 3 to 4 ft after midnight.

Within 200 nm east of the coast of Florida

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front extending southwest from 31N72W to Port
Canaveral Florida will reach from Bermuda to south Florida this
evening, then stall east to west along 26N on Sat night. Remnants
of this front will lift north on Sun with near gale force
southeast flow developing north of the Bahamas on Mon to the east
of a surface low shifting east across the southeast United States.
The surface low will move northeast along the Georgia and South
Carolina coasts on Tue, and drag a cold front across the northwest
waters during the middle of next week.

.THIS AFTERNOON...S of 27N,NE winds 5 to 10 kt. N of 27N,W to
NW winds 15 to 20 kt, shifting to NE 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft or less, building to 3 to 5 ft in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and NE to E 20 to
25 kt N of 27N. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and NE to E 20 to
25 kt N of 27N. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt S of 27N, and E 20 to 25 kt N of
27N. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.



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