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FZNT25 KNHC 150214
OFFN04

NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
914 PM EST Fri Dec 14 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...A cold front extending from the Florida Panhandle to
the Yucatan Peninsula will reach from the Port of Tampa to
Yucatan Channel early Sat, and continue east passing through the
Bahama Channel on Sat night. Strong to near gale force southerly
flow and thunderstorms will continue to precede the front across
the eastern Gulf of Mexico. Strong to near gale force
northwesterly flow will continue west of the front through
sunrise Sat. Moderate return flow will set up across the
northwest waters on Tue with broad low pressure developing over
the southwest gulf.

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers
and thunderstorms.
.SAT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning, subsiding
to 2 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED...E winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less,
building to 3 ft after midnight.

Within 200 nm east of the coast of Florida

.SYNOPSIS...Strong to near gale force southeast to south return
flow will continue across much of the waters outside of the
Bahamas ahead of a cold front that will reach from 31N77W to the
Bahama Channel Sat evening, then from 31N72W to central Cuba on
Sun, and from Bermuda to east Cuba on Mon. The front will stall
across the tropical waters north of the greater Antilles by the
middle of next week, with the remnants lifting back north late
next week.

.TONIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt S of 27N, and S 20 to 25 kt
N of 27N. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT...S winds 15 to 20 kt S of 27N, and SW 20 to 25 kt N of 27N.
Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.SAT NIGHT...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and SW to W
15 to 20 kt N of 27N. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.SUN...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and W to NW 15 to
20 kt N of 27N. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.