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FZNT25 KNHC 260133
OFFN04

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
933 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

...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 WEAK ATLC RIDGE WILL EXTEND W OVER THE GULF
THROUGH SUN NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL DIP INTO THE N GULF MON
MORNING...AND STALL ALONG 28N BEFORE RETREATING AS A WARM FRONT
OVERNIGHT MON NIGHT. A SECOND COLD FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM NEAR
MOBILE TO THE EASTERN BAY OF CAMPECHE TUE NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL
MOVE SE OF THE AREA LATE WED NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD ACROSS
THE GULF IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT. AREA VISIBILITIES MAY BE LOCALLY
RESTRICTED PRIMARILY ACROSS THE SW AND S CENTRAL GULF IN SMOKE AND
HAZE DUE TO AGRICULTURE FIRES. THE SMOKE AND HAZE IS EXPECTED TO
TAPER OFF SUN NIGHT.

.OVERNIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRES CENTERED NEAR 31N68W WILL SHIFT E ACROSS
THE NE WATERS TONIGHT. LOW PRES WILL ORGANIZE N OF THE AREA SUN
WITH THE ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT MOVING ACROSS THE NW WATERS EARLY
MON. THE FRONT WILL WILL REACH FROM NEAR 31N65W TO 25N69W AND
WEAKEN TO THE SE BAHAMAS BY EARLY MON NIGHT...THEN EXTEND ALONG
27N TUE. THE EASTERN PORTION OF THE FRONT WILL STALL NEAR 25N65W
WED MORNING WHILE THE WESTERN PORTION LIFTS N ALONG THE FLORIDA
COAST AS A WARM FRONT IN ADVANCE OF THE NEXT FRONTAL SYSTEM
EXPECTED TO EMERGE INTO THE FAR WESTERN PORTION WED NIGHT. THE
COLD FRONT WITH THIS SYSTEM WILL REACH FROM NEAR 31N74W TO
26N74W TO CENTRAL CUBA BY EARLY THU AFTERNOON...AND FROM NEAR
31N70W TO EASTERN CUBA BY THU NIGHT. FRESH TO STRONG WINDS ARE
EXPECTED E AND W OF THIS FRONT N AND NE OF THE BAHAMAS.

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT S OF 27N...AND S 15 TO 20 KT N
OF 27N. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS N OF 28N W OF 74W.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND SW 15 TO 20 KT N OF
27N. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS N OF 27N. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS S OF 27N.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND W 15 TO 20 KT N
OF 27N. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS N OF 27N. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS S
OF 27N.
.MON...S OF 27N...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N OF 27N...W WINDS 15 TO
20 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS N OF 27N. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS S OF 27N.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND
3 TO 4 FT N OF 27N.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 TO
4 FT N OF 27N.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS2 TO 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 4 TO 6
FT N OF 27N.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 27N...AND
5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N.
.THU...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT S OF 27N...AND 6 TO
9 FT N OF 27N.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 27N...AND
6 TO 8 FT N OF 27N.


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