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NWS Forecast

FZNT25 KNHC 301505
OFFN04

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1105 AM EDT THU OCT 30 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
A COLD FRONT EXTENDS FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND TO
THE S TEXAS COAST. THE FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM CENTRAL FLORIDA TO
THE CENTRAL GULF FRI MORNING...THEN MOVE SE OF THE AREA LATE FRI
NIGHT INTO EARLY SAT MORNING. A SECOND COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO
THE N CENTRAL AND NE GULF ON FRI...AND RACE SE OF THE AREA ON
SAT NIGHT. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE GULF
WATERS IN THE WAKE OF THE COLD FRONT THROUGH MON NIGHT. SE
RETURN FLOW WILL SET UP ACROSS THE NW GULF WATERS LATE SAT NIGHT
AND SPREAD E ACROSS THE ENTIRE GULF BY SUN EVENING AND CONTINUE
THROUGH MON NIGHT.

THIS AFTERNOON
NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.

FRI
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON.

FRI NIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

SAT
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SAT NIGHT
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

SUN
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

MON
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

MON NIGHT
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

SYNOPSIS
LOW PRES NEAR 19N65W 1008 MB WILL MOVE W-NW ALONG THE
N COAST OF PUERTO RICO TODAY AND ALONG THE N COAST OF HISPANIOLA
ON FRI. A COLD FRONT IN THE FAR NW WATERS WILL MOVE SLOWLY SE
THROUGH FRI. A STRONGER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NW WATERS
FRI. THIS FRONT WILL REACH FROM 31N72W TO 23N80W LATE SAT...FROM
31N68W TO 21N76W EARLY SUN AND PASS THROUGH BERMUDA AND THE
WINDWARD PASSAGE BY SUN NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL STALL FROM 28N65W
TO PUERTO RICO LATE MON.

GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE


THIS AFTERNOON
S OF 27N...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. N OF 27N...N
WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 FT N OF 27N. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.

TONIGHT
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND
3 FT N OF 27N.

FRI
S OF 27N...N WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE
AFTERNOON. N OF 27N...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO
15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 FT N
OF 27N.

FRI NIGHT
S OF 27N...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT... INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. N OF 27N...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SAT
NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 7 TO 10 FT
N OF 27N.

SAT NIGHT
NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 7 TO
10 FT N OF 27N.

SUN
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO 7 FT N
OF 27N.

SUN NIGHT
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 5 TO
7 FT N OF 27N.

MON
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 27N...AND 6 TO
8 FT N OF 27N.

MON NIGHT
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND
6 TO 9 FT N OF 27N.