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FZNT25 KNHC 200208
OFFN04

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
908 PM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

...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...LOW PRES OF 1014 MB CENTERED OVER THE NW GULF WATERS
EXTENDS A STATIONARY FRONT ACROSS THE NORTHERN WATERS AND A COLD
FRONT SW TO NORTHERN MEXICO. THE LOW WILL TRACK ENE ACROSS THE
FAR NORTHERN WATERS. ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM THE
NORTH CENTRAL WATERS NEAR SE LOUISIANA TO NEAR TAMPICO MEXICO
SAT MORNING...THEN WILL STALL FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND TO NEAR
TAMPICO MEXICO EARLY SUN WHERE IT WILL DISSIPATE. A STRONG COLD
FRONT IS FORECAST TO ENTER THE NW GULF LATE MON NIGHT. THE FRONT
WILL EXTEND FROM NEAR SE LOUISIANA TO TAMPICO MEXICO TUE
AFTERNOON AND ACROSS THE SE WATERS WED AFTERNOON. MINIMAL GALE
FORCE WINDS ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE SOUTHWESTERN WATERS W OF THE
FRONT TUE NIGHT INTO WED.

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

WITHIN 200 NM EAST OF THE COAST OF FLORIDA

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE FAR NW WATERS
SAT NIGHT...BEFORE MOVING N OF THE AREA SUN NIGHT. SOUTHERLY
WINDS WILL INCREASE ACROSS THE NW WATERS LATE TUE NIGHT AHEAD OF
A STRONG COLD FRONT WHICH WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA WED. THE FRONT
WILL EXTEND FROM 31N75W TO THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA WED NIGHT.

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT S OF 27N...AND E LESS THAN 5 KT N
OF 27N. S OF 27N...SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. N OF 27N...SEAS 2 FT OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT S OF 27N...AND S LESS THAN 5 KT N OF
27N. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 FT N OF 27N.
.SAT NIGHT...S OF 27N...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. N OF 27N...SE WINDS
LESS THAN 5 KT...INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 FT N OF 27N.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 FT
N OF 27N.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...AND 3 TO
4 FT N OF 27N.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS S OF 27N...
AND 3 TO 5 FT N OF 27N.
.WED...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 FT S OF 27N...AND 6 TO 9 FT N
OF 27N.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 27N...AND
7 TO 10 FT N OF 27N.


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