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NAVTEX Marine Forecast (Miami, FL) (Text)



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FZNT25 KNHC 202059
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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
359 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

...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...1015 MB LOW PRES CENTERED NEAR 29N87W WITH
STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDING E ACROSS THE NORTHERN WATERS AND A
COLD FRONT EXTENDING SW TO JUST S OF TAMPICO MEXICO. THE LOW
WILL DRIFT E ACROSS THE FAR NORTHERN WATERS THROUGH SUN.
ASSOCIATED FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL STALL FROM THE NE WATERS TO
NEAR TUXPAN MEXICO SUN AND GRADUALLY DISSIPATE EARLY MON.
SOUTHERLY RETURN FLOW WILL DOMINATE MOST OF THE GULF REGION LATE
MON AHEAD OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT FORECAST TO ENTER THE NW GULF
WATERS TUE. THIS FRONT IS FORECAST TO EXTEND FROM THE FLORIDA
PANHANDLE TO THE CENTRAL BAY OF CAMPECHE TUE NIGHT...FROM THE
FLORIDA BIG BEND TO THE EASTERN BAY OF CAMPECHE WED...AND WILL
MOVE EAST OF AREA LATE WED. GALE FORCE WINDS ARE POSSIBLE OVER
THE SOUTHWESTERN WATERS W OF THE FRONT TUE NIGHT INTO WED. 

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. 
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. 
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. 
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.  

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY EXTENDS ACROSS THE NORTHERN
WATERS. THE FRONT WILL MEANDER THERE THROUGH SUN NIGHT...BEFORE
MOVING N OF THE AREA MON. SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS
THE NW WATERS LATE TUE NIGHT AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT WHICH
WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA WED. THE FRONT WILL REACH FROM NEAR
31N77W TO W CUBA WED NIGHT...AND FROM 31N68W TO CENTRAL CUBA THU
NIGHT. FRESH TO STRONG WINDS AND BUILDING SEAS TO 10 FT ARE
EXPECTED BEHIND THE FRONT.

.TONIGHT...S OF 27N...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. N OF 27N...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 FT N OF 27N. 
.SUN...S OF 27N...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. N OF 27N...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 FT N OF 27N. 
.SUN NIGHT...S OF 27N...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. N OF 27N...SE WINDS
5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT
OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 FT N OF 27N.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. S OF 27N...SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BECOMING 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. N OF 27N...SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. 
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 27N...AND
4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N. 
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO
7 FT N OF 27N. 
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO
7 FT N OF 27N. 
.THU...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND 6 TO
8 FT N OF 27N. 
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.  


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