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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1051 AM 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
TODAY. 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.

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.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.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E 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...E WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT FROM 31N75W TO CAPE CANAVERAL 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.

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S OF 27N...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. N OF 27N...S WINDS
5 TO 10 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 5 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. 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 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 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 TO 4 FT N OF 27N.
.WED...SE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND
3 TO 4 FT N OF 27N.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF
27N...AND 3 TO 4 FT N OF 27N.



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