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FZNT27 KNHC 081432
OFFN06

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
932 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.SYNOPSIS...A STRONG COLD FRONT FROM PANAMA CITY FLORIDA TO NE
MEXICO WILL MOVE ACROSS MOST OF THE GULF TODAY...REACHING FROM
SW FLORIDA TO VERACRUZ MEXICO BY THIS EVENING. STRONG TO GALE
FORCE WINDS WILL SPREAD SOUTHWARD ACROSS MUCH OF THE WESTERN
GULF BEHIND THIS FRONT THROUGH LATE FRI AS IT REACHES THE
SOUTHERN GULF. THE NEXT FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE NW
GULF WATERS MON.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE SWELL.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN NE
SWELL.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT IN NE TO E SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN N TO NE
SWELL.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN NE SWELL.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE
EVENING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.



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