485  
FZNT25 KNHC 042022  
OFFN04  
 
NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST  
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI, FL  
322 PM EST SUN FEB 4 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
 
SOUTHERLY RETURN FLOW DOMINATES MUCH OF THE GULF  
REGION AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT CURRENTLY ENTERING THE NORTHERN  
GULF WATERS. AN AREA OF SHOWERS WITH EMBEDDED TSTMS IS OVER THE  
NE GULF AHEAD OF THE FRONT ASSOCIATED WITH A PRE-FRONTAL TROUGH.  
WINDS AND SEAS COULD BE HIGHER NEAR TSTMS. THE FRONT WILL STALL  
FROM SOUTH FLORIDA TO SOUTH TEXAS BY LATE MON, THEN DISSIPATE AS  
IT LIFTS NORTHWARD TUE AHEAD OF A ANOTHER COLD FRONT MOVING INTO  
THE NORTHWEST GULF LATE WED. FRESH TO STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS  
WILL FOLLOW THE FRONT MAINLY OFF THE COAST OF MEXICO AS THE  
FRONT REACHES A POSITION FROM CENTRAL FLORIDA TO THE SOUTHWEST  
GULF.  
   
TONIGHT
 
SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, SHIFTING TO NW TO N 5 TO 10 KT  
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
MON
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS, BUILDING TO  
3 FT LATE.    
TUE
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
WED
 
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT, SUBSIDING TO  
2 FT OR LESS.    
THU
 
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.  
 
WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
FRESH TO STRONG SOUTHERLY FLOW IS SETTING UP ACROSS  
THE NW WATERS AHEAD OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT FORECAST TO MOVE OFF  
THE NE FLORIDA COAST LATE TONIGHT. THE FRONT WILL REACH FROM  
31N75W TO 26N80W BY EARLY MON MORNING, AND EXTEND FROM BERMUDA  
TO SOUTH FLORIDA BY EARLY TUE BEFORE STALLING THEN LIFTING NORTH  
THROUGH MID WEEK.  
   
TONIGHT
 
SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N, AND SW 15 TO 20 KT  
N OF 27N. S OF 27N, SEAS 3 FT, SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. N OF  
27N, SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
MON
 
S OF 27N, SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT, SHIFTING TO NE 10 TO 15 KT  
IN THE AFTERNOON. N OF 27N, NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT  
OR LESS S OF 27N, AND 4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.    
MON NIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF  
27N, AND 3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N.    
TUE
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N, AND 3 TO  
5 FT N OF 27N.    
TUE NIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N, AND 4 TO  
6 FT N OF 27N.    
WED
 
E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N, AND 4 TO  
6 FT N OF 27N.    
WED NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N,  
AND 4 TO 6 FT N OF 27N.    
THU
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, SHIFTING TO N TO NE IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N, AND 3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. S OF 27N, SEAS 2 FT OR LESS,  
BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE. N OF 27N, SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
FRI
 
NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT S OF 27N, AND  
6 TO 8 FT N OF 27N.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N, AND  
6 TO 9 FT N OF 27N.  
 
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