349  
FZNT25 KNHC 190210  
OFFN04  
 
NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST  
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI, FL  
1010 PM EDT MON MAR 18 2019  
 
...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 STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS FROM THE FLORIDA STRAITS  
NEAR 24N83W TO 1014 MB LOW PRES CENTERED NEAR 21.5N92.5W. STRONG  
HIGH PRESSURE SURROUNDING THE LOW IS SUPPORTING STRONG TO NEAR  
GALE-FORCE N TO NE WINDS OVER THE SW GULF OF MEXICO. THIS AREA  
OF WINDS WILL SHIFT ENE ACROSS THE GULF OF MEXICO AND DIMINISH  
THROUGH TUE NIGHT AS THE LOW SHIFTS E AND WEAKENS AND THE FRONT  
EXITS TO THE SE OF THE GULF. A NEW SURFACE RIDGE WILL BUILD S  
ACROSS THE AREA WED THROUGH FRI NIGHT.  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
TUE
 
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.  
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.    
WED
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.  
 
WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
A NEARLY STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS SW FROM NEAR 31N65W  
TO 1015 LOW PRESSURE CENTERED NEAR 29N72W. A COLD FRONT CURVES SW  
FROM THE LOW TO 26N77W, THEN CONTINUES AS A STATIONARY FRONT  
THROUGH THE FLORIDA STRAITS INTO THE SE GULF OF MEXICO. THE  
FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL SHIFT SLOWLY SE THROUGH WED TO EVENTUALLY  
EXTEND FROM 31N57W TO EASTERN CUBA BY THU AFTERNOON IN RESPONSE TO  
NEW LOW PRES DEVELOPING AND MOVING NE AWAY FROM THE BAHAMAS ALONG  
THE FRONT. AS THE LOW DEVELOPS GALE FORCE WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE  
N OF 29N AND E OF 71W WED AND WED NIGHT.  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
TUE
 
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 27N, AND NE 20 TO 25 KT N  
OF 27N. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
WED
 
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N, AND N 15 TO 20 KT N OF  
27N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
WED NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
THU
 
NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
FRI
 
NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
SAT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.  
 
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