144  
FZNT25 KNHC 230238  
OFFN04  
 
NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST  
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI, FL  
938 PM EST WED JAN 22 2020  
 
...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
 
HIGH PRES EXTENDING FROM THE SE UNITED STATES  
SOUTHWARD TO THE YUCATAN PENINSULA WILL SLIDE E TONIGHT WITH  
STRONG S RETURN FLOW OVER THE WESTERN GULF, PERSISTING INTO THU.  
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF THE TX COAST THU NIGHT, STRETCHING  
FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND TO THE SW GULF BY FRI EVENING,  
WEAKENING AS IT MOVES SE OF THE GULF BY SAT NIGHT. HIGH PRES  
WILL AGAIN EXTEND SOUTHWARD ACROSS THE CENTRAL GULF SUN,  
SHIFTING E INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK AS LOW PRES AND ATTENDANT  
FRONTAL BOUNDARIES MAY DEVELOP IN THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL GULF.  
   
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
THU
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT, SUBSIDING TO 2 FT  
OR LESS.    
FRI
 
SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.    
SAT
 
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
SUN
 
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
MON
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.  
 
WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA  
   
SYNOPSIS
 
COMPLEX LOW PRES NE OF THE BAHAMAS SUPPORTS A LARGE  
AREA OF GALE FORCE WINDS NE OF THE BAHAMAS, AND EXTENDS A COLD  
FRONT SW TO HISPANIOLA. THE LOW AND ASSOCIATED GALES WILL  
GRADUALLY SHIFT E OF THE OFFSHORE WATERS BASIN THROUGH EARLY FRI.  
VERY LARGE SEAS ASSOCIATED WITH THE LOW WILL DOMINATE THE BASIN  
THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK, GRADUALLY SUBSIDING THIS WEEKEND.  
THE NEXT COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OFF NE FLORIDA EARLY SAT EXTENDING  
FROM 31N69W TO THE CENTRAL BAHAMAS AND STRAITS OF FLORIDA EARLY  
SUN, SHIFTING E THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.  
   
TONIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT S OF 27N, AND NE 20 TO 30 KT  
N OF 27N. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT S OF 27N, AND 11 TO 16 FT N OF 27N.    
THU
 
NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT S OF 27N, AND NE TO E 20 TO  
25 KT N OF 27N. S OF 27N, SEAS 5 TO 7 FT, SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT  
IN THE AFTERNOON. N OF 27N, SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N, AND E 15 TO  
20 KT N OF 27N. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N, AND 7 TO 10 FT N OF 27N.   
FRI
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT S OF 27N, AND SE 10 TO 15 KT N OF 27N.  
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N, AND 5 TO 7 FT N OF 27N.    
FRI NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N, AND 5 TO  
7 FT N OF 27N.    
SAT
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N, AND 5 TO 7 FT N  
OF 27N.    
SAT NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N, AND 5 TO  
7 FT N OF 27N.    
SUN
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N, AND 5 TO 7 FT N  
OF 27N.    
SUN NIGHT
 
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. S OF 27N, SEAS 3 FT,  
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. N OF 27N, SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
MON
 
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, SHIFTING TO N IN THE  
AFTERNOON. S OF 27N, SEAS 2 FT OR LESS, BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN  
THE AFTERNOON. N OF 27N, SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
MON NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N, AND 4 TO  
6 FT N OF 27N.  
 
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