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FZNT27 KNHC 211538
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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1138 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

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

.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE EXTENDS FROM FLORIDA BAY TO THE MISSISSIPPI
DELTA WITH A HIGH PRESSURE CENTER ALONG THE RIDGE NEAR 28N87W.
THE HIGH WILL SHIFT NW TO INTERIOR LOUISIANA ON FRI WITH A RIDGE
EXTENDING SE TO THE SE GULF WATERS. THE HIGH WILL SHIFT SE TO
OVER THE SAT NE GULF OVER THE WEEKEND WITH THE RIDGE BECOMING
ORIENTED FROM SW LOUISIANA TO THE FAR SE GULF.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

..TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.  ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...N WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.

NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO

..TODAY...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...EXCEPT E TO SE 5 TO 10 KT BETWEEN
90W AND 87W. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SAT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.



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