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NAVTEX Marine Forecast (Miami, FL)



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FZNT25 KNHC 132031
OFFN04

NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
331 PM EST Thu Dec 13 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...Fresh to strong southerly flow will continue east of
a cold front that will move off the Texas coast tonight. The
front will reach from the Mississippi Delta to the Bay of
Campeche tonight, from the Florida Big Bend to the Yucatan
Channel late Fri, and move through the Bahama Channel on Sat.
Strong to near gale-force northwesterly flow west of the front
will increase to gale-force this evening over the northwest gulf
waters, with 30-40 kt conditions spreading south across the
west-central gulf late tonight into Fri. The pressure gradient
will relax on Fri night and Sat, with moderate west flow
expected on Sat evening as the seas subside to less than 8 ft.
The gradient will continue to relax with light northerly winds
on Mon.  

.TONIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.FRI...S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated tstms. 
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated tstms. 
.SAT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in W swell. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in W
swell. 
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft. 
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.TUE...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning,
subsiding to 2 ft or less. 
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.  

Within 200 nm east of the coast of Florida

.SYNOPSIS...A frontal boundary north of the Windward Passage
will drift north and extend east to west along 25N on Fri, and
then  gradually wash out as it continues north across the
northeast  portion on Sat. Strong to near-gale southerly return
flow will  develop north of the Bahamas tonight and Fri, all
ahead of another cold front that will sweep east across the
northern waters during the upcoming weekend reaching a position
from Bermuda to  northwest Cuba on Sun night and from 31N71W to
central Cuba on  Mon. The front will stall as it passes across
the waters north of  Antilles on Tue. 

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt S of 27N, and SE 20 to 25 kt
N of 27N. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.FRI...SE winds 15 to 20 kt S of 27N, and SE 20 to 25 kt N of
27N. Seas 5 to 7 ft in E to SE swell. 
.FRI NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and S 20 to
25 kt N of 27N. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SE swell. 
.SAT...SW winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and SW 20 to 25 kt N of
27N. Seas 5 to 7 ft in SE swell. 
.SAT NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.