Gulf of Mexico Weather

National Hurricane Center Miami

        
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FZNT25 KNHC 231515
OFFN04

NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1015 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

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Coastal Waters Forecasts...

Southeast Gulf of Mexico

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front extending SW from the Florida Big Bend
to near Veracruz Mexico will reach from SW Florida to the Bay of
Campeche tonight, then move slowly across the SE Gulf exiting
the area by late Wed. Minimal gale conditions are forecast over
the SW Gulf waters near Veracruz, Mexico this afternoon through
Thu. Strengthening high pressure in the wake of the front will
bring increasing winds and building seas across much of the Gulf
waters Wed evening into Thu, with these conditions shifting
across the E Gulf on Fri and Sat.  

.TODAY...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt,  shifting to N to NE 15 to
20 kt late. Seas 3 ft in the morning, subsiding to 2 ft or less,
then, building to 3 ft late. Scattered showers and isolated
thunderstorms. 
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.THU...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE to E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.FRI...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.SAT...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.  

Within 200 nm east of the coast of Florida

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front moving off the NE Florida coast this 
afternoon, will reach a position from 31N70W to the Straits of 
Florida late Wed, from 31N65W to Central Cuba late Thu, from 
24N65W to along the coast of central Cuba late Fri, then stall E
 to W along 22N Fri night through Sat night while dissipating. 
Strengthening high pressure in the wake of this front will
produce strong to near gale force NE-E winds W of the front Thu
through  Sat. The strongest winds are expected S of 27N Fri and
Sat with  building seas of 12-14 ft E of the Bahamas. 

.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and S 10 to 15 kt N of
27N. Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N, and 3 to 5 ft N of 27N. 
.TONIGHT...S of 27N, E winds 5 to 10 kt. N of 27N, SW winds 10 to
15 kt, shifting to NW late. Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N, and 3 to
5 ft N of 27N. 
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt S of 27N, and N 10 to 15 kt N of 27N.
Seas 2 ft or less S of 27N, and 3 to 4 ft N of 27N. 
.WED NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.THU...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft S of 27N, and
5 to 7 ft N of 27N. 
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft S of 27N, and
7 to 10 ft N of 27N. 
.FRI...NE to E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft S of 27N, and
7 to 10 ft N of 27N. 
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft S of 27N, and
7 to 10 ft N of 27N. 
.SAT...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft S of 27N, and 7 to
10 ft N of 27N. 
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft S of 27N,
and 6 to 9 ft N of 27N.