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NWS Forecast

FZNT25 KNHC 300918
OFFN04

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
518 AM EDT WED JUL 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 PRE FRONTAL TROUGH EXTENDS FROM TAMPA BAY TO
26N89W...WHILE A STALLING COLD FRONT EXTENDS FROM THE FLORIDA
BIG BEND TO NE TEXAS EARLY THIS MORNING. THE FRONT WILL MOVE S
AND MERGE WITH THE TROUGH FROM CEDAR KEY FLORIDA TO THE
MISSISSIPPI DELTA LATE WED...THEN SLOWLY DISSIPATE FROM SW
FLORIDA TO THE CENTRAL GULF EARLY THU. A WEAK TROUGH WILL MOVE
INTO THE NW GULF ON SUN. OTHERWISE...A RIDGE WILL MEANDER FROM
SW FLORIDA TO THE TEXAS COASTAL BEND THROUGH SAT NIGHT WITH HIGH
PRES CENTERS FORMING INTERMITTENTLY ALONG THE RIDGE AXIS.

TODAY
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED TSTMS.

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

THU
N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
1 FT.

THU NIGHT
N WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 1 FT.

FRI
E WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.

FRI NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.

SAT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.

SAT NIGHT
E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT OR LESS.

SUN
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

SUN NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 FT. 

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

SYNOPSIS
A WEAK COLD FRONT HAS STALLED OVER THE FAR NW WATERS
AND WILL DRIFT SE THROUGH WED AND WEAKEN. REMNANTS OF THE FRONT
WILL DRIFT W ON THU...PASSING BACK OVER THE NE FLORIDA COAST ON
FRI. A RIDGE EXTENDING FROM 35N55W TO THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA WILL
WEAKEN SLIGHTLY THROUGH THU THEN LIFT N TO POSITION FROM 31N70W
TO CAPE CANAVERAL THROUGH SUN NIGHT. LOW PRESSURE CURRENTLY NEAR
09.50N43W WILL MOVE W-NW TOWARDS THE LEEWARD ISLANDS THROUGH FRI
NIGHT...THEN TURN MORE NW ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE LEEWARDS SAT AND
 CONTINUE NW...BRUSHING OR JUST NE OF THE SOUTHERN BAHAMAS ON
SUN. THIS SYSTEM HAS THE POTENTIAL TO DEVELOP INTO A TROPICAL
CYCLONE WITHIN THE NEXT 48 HOURS.

TODAY
S OF 27N...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. N OF 27N...SW WINDS
10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.

TONIGHT
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

THU
S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

THU NIGHT
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

FRI
SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

FRI NIGHT
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

SAT
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.

SAT NIGHT
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

SUN
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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