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FZNT27 KNHC 220820
OFFN06

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
320 AM EST MON DEC 22 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 EXTENDING FROM THE FLORIDA BIG
BEND AREA TO 1011 MB LOW PRES NEAR 24N96W WILL BECOME DIFFUSE
LATER TODAY. SOUTHERLY RETURN FLOW WILL INTENSIFY TONIGHT AHEAD
OF A STRONG COLD FRONT EXPECTED TO ENTER THE NW GULF EARLY TUE.
THE FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM SE LOUISIANA TO THE WESTERN BAY OF
CAMPECHE TUE NIGHT...FROM THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO THE EASTERN
BAY OF CAMPECHE WED...AND MOVE EAST OF AREA WED NIGHT. GALE
FORCE WINDS ARE EXPECTED WEST OF THE FRONT TUE NIGHT AND WED.
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

...GALE WARNING TUE NIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.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 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.


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