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FZNT27 KNHC 210907
OFFN06

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
407 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS FROM A WEAK 1015 MB LOW
PRES LOCATED S OF MOBILE BAY NEAR 29N87W TO 25N93W TO NEAR POZA
RICA MEXICO. THE LOW WILL DRIFT E ACROSS THE FAR NORTHERN WATERS
TODAY AND THE FRONT WILL GRADUALLY DISSIPATE. THE REMNANTS OF
THE FRONT WILL BEGIN TO DRIFT N. SOUTHERLY RETURN FLOW WILL
DOMINATE MOST OF THE GULF REGION LATE MON AHEAD OF THE NEXT COLD
FRONT FORECAST TO ENTER THE NW GULF WATERS TUE. THIS FRONT IS
FORECAST TO EXTEND FROM SE LOUISIANA TO THE WESTERN BAY OF
CAMPECHE TUE NIGHT...FROM THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO THE EASTERN
BAY OF CAMPECHE WED MORNING...AND WILL MOVE EAST OF AREA LATE
WED. GALE FORCE WINDS ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE WESTERN AND SW
WATERS W OF THE FRONT TUE NIGHT INTO WED.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.


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