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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
424 AM EST SUN DEC 11 2016

...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...STRONG HIGH PRES OVER THE NORTHERN GULF WILL
CONTINUE TO SHIFT EASTWARD AND WEAKEN THROUGH MON. THIS WILL
ALLOW FOR RETURN FLOW TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE AREA UNDER A WEAK
PRES PATTERN BEGINNING ON MON. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE
FAR NORTHERN GULF TUE NIGHT AND STALL THROUGH WED. STRONG HIGH
PRES WILL THEN BUILD IN BEHIND THE FRONT PUSHING IT S ACROSS THE
NORTHERN AND EASTERN GULF WED NIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT...WITH THE
HIGH PRES BROADENING AS IT BUILDS S OVER THE AREA BEHIND THE
FRONT. AS A RESULT...INCREASING NORTHERLY WINDS ALONG WITH
BUILDING SEAS CAN BE EXPECTED OVER MUCH OF THE NORTHERN AND
CENTRAL GULF THU AND THU NIGHT.

.TODAY...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT 20 TO 25 KT STRAITS
OF FLORIDA. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 7 TO 10 FT STRAITS OF FLORIDA
SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDING FROM NEAR 25N65W TO THE
CENTRAL BAHAMAS AND TO THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA WILL BECOME
DIFFUSE BY THIS EVENING. STRONG HIGH PRES N OF THE FRONT WILL
CONTINUE TO SLIDE EASTWARD...AND REACH THE EASTERN PORTION OF
THE AREA BY TUE. A TIGHTENING GRADIENT S OF THE HIGH WILL ALLOW
FOR E TO SE WINDS E OF THE BAHAMAS TO INCREASE TODAY THROUGH
EARLY ON MON ALONG WITH BUILDING SEAS. THESE CONDITIONS THEN
DECREASE LATER ON MON AS THE HIGH WEAKENS WHILE SHIFTING E OF
THE AREA...AND AS A COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE SE UNITED STATES.
THIS FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE OVER THE FAR NORTHERN WATERS MON
THROUGH TUE NIGHT. A STRONGER COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE
INTO THE FAR NW WATERS ON LATE WED NIGHT...AND REACH THE EASTERN
PORTION LATE ON THU.

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 27N...AND E 15 TO 20 KT N
OF 27N. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND S 15 TO 20 KT N OF
27N. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS N OF
27N...AND SCATTERED SHOWERS S OF 27N.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N...AND S TO SW
5 TO 10 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS N OF 27N...AND SCATTERED SHOWERS S OF 27N.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.