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FZNT27 KNHC 200906
OFFN06

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
406 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

.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 NEAR TAMPICO MEXICO. THE LOW WILL TRACK ENE ACROSS
THE FAR NORTHERN WATERS. THE ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL EXTEND
FROM THE NORTH CENTRAL WATERS NEAR SE LOUISIANA TO NEAR TUXPAN
MEXICO TODAY...THEN WILL STALL AND GRADUALLY DISSIPATE.
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 MORNING. THE FRONT IS FORECAST TO EXTENDS FROM THE
FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO THE CENTRAL BAY OF CAMPECHE TUE NIGHT...
FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND TO THE EASTERN BAY OF CAMPECHE WED
MORNING...AND WILL MOVE EAST OF AREA LATE WED. GALE FORCE WINDS
ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE SOUTHWESTERN WATERS W OF THE FRONT TUE NIGHT
INTO WED.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO

.TODAY...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.



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