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FZNT27 KNHC 122144
OFFN06

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
444 PM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

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

.SYNOPSIS...WEAK HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER E CENTRAL GULF WILL
SHIFT W AND COLLAPSE THROUGH SAT WHILE A COLD FRONT SINKS S
ACROSS THE E GULF THIS WEEKEND. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD
ACROSS THE BASIN SAT NIGHT AND SUN BEHIND FRONT. A SECOND COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NW GULF MON EVENING AND SWEEP ACROSS
THE REST OF THE GULF THROUGH EARLY TUE NIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
SETTLE IN ACROSS THE AREA IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT THROUGH WED
NIGHT.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO N AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT IN E TO SE SWELL.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO

.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 20 TO 25 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.


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