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FZNT27 KNHC 050241
OFFN06

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
941 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

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

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRES RIDGING OVER THE GULF WILL SHIFT EASTWARD
THROUGH THE NIGHT AS A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NW
WATERS LATE TONIGHT. STRONG TO GALE FORCE N WINDS WILL SPREAD
BEHIND THE FRONT OVER THE WESTERN GULF AND W CENTRAL GULF EARLY
THU THROUGH FRI NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL REACH FROM CENTRAL FLORIDA
TO THE CENTRAL BAY OF CAMPECHE BY THU...STALLING OVER THE SE
GULF FRI AND LINGERING THROUGH SUN NIGHT. REMNANTS OF THE FRONT
WILL DRIFT INTO THE NW GULF SUN NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT CREATING
A TIGHT PRES GRADIENT OVER THE NW AND N CENTRAL WATERS.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

...GALE WARNING...
...DENSE FOG ADVISORY WITHIN 60 NM OF SHORE...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG. VSBY 3 NM...EXCEPT 1 NM OR LESS WITHIN
60 NM OF SHORE.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO
8 TO 11 FT LATE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY WITHIN 60 NM OF SHORE...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
AREAS OF DENSE FOG. VSBY 3 NM...EXCEPT 1 NM OR LESS WITHIN
60 NM OF SHORE.
.THU...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN NE SWELL. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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