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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
433 PM EDT SAT APR 18 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...AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL MAINTAIN THE
POTENTIAL FOR THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE NW AND N CENTRAL GULF
TONIGHT. A SURFACE TROUGH WILL SHIFT W OFF THE YUCATAN PENINSULA
EACH NIGHT...MOVE NW ACROSS THE SW WATERS DURING THE EARLY
MORNING HOURS...AND DISSIPATE BY THE EARLY LATE. A WEAK COLD
FRONT WILL PASS E ACROSS THE N CENTRAL AND NE GULF ON MON AND
MON NIGHT WITH WEAK HIGH PRESSURE REBUILDING IN THE WAKE OF THE
FRONT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN PREVAIL THROUGH THU.

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT FROM 31N72W TO CAPE CENTRAL FLORIDA
WILL REACH FROM BERMUDA TO THE NW BAHAMAS EARLY TONIGHT...STALL
E TO W ALONG 26N ON SUN...AND DISSIPATE THROUGH MON NIGHT. A
SECOND COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFFSHORE THE UNITED STATES COAST
LATE MON NIGHT...STALL FROM 31N72W TO THE NW BAHAMAS ON TUE
NIGHT...AND DISSIPATE THROUGH WED. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN
ON THU.

.TONIGHT...S OF 27N...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. N OF 27N...SW WINDS
5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S OF 27N...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. N OF 27N...S WINDS LESS
THAN 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO
4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND
3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N.
.TUE...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 TO
4 FT N OF 27N.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...
AND 3 FT N OF 27N.
.WED...S WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND
3 FT N OF 27N.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND
3 TO 4 FT N OF 27N.
.THU...W WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND
3 TO 4 FT N OF 27N.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND
3 TO 4 FT N OF 27N.


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