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FZNT27 KNHC 260144
OFFN06

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
944 PM EDT TUE APR 25 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS...WEAK HIGH PRES CENTERED IN THE SE GULF WILL SHIFT SE
AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT EXPECTED TO MOVE OFF THE TEXAS COAST WED
EVENING. THE FRONT WILL STALL FROM SE LOUISIANA TO NEAR VERACRUZ
MEXICO THU THEN SHIFT NW AND INLAND BY EARLY FRI. A STRONG ATLC
RIDGE WILL BUILD W ACROSS THE GULF FRI THROUGH SAT TO PRODUCE
STRONG RETURN FLOW BASIN WIDE. A NEW COLD FRONT MAY MOVE INTO
THE WESTERN GULF SUN AND SUN NIGHT.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

.OVERNIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NE 20 TO
25 KT BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. CHANCE OF TSTMS AHEAD OF FRONT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN SE SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN SE SWELL.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N BEHIND FRONT.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN SE SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN SE SWELL.

NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO

.OVERNIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5
FT IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN SE TO S SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.


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