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FZNT27 KNHC 312047
OFFN06

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
347 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

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

.SYNOPSIS...A WARM FRONT FROM THE FLORIDA STRAITS TO THE TEXAS
COASTAL BEND WILL MOVE NE ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND E GULF WATERS
TONIGHT AND SUN AHEAD OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT MOVING OFF THE
TEXAS COAST ON SUN. THE EASTERN PORTION OF THIS SECOND FRONT
WILL RACE SE AND THROUGH THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA ON MON
NIGHT...WHILE THE WESTERN PORTION OF THE FRONT BECOMES
STATIONARY OVER THE SW WATERS ON MON NIGHT AND TUE. THESE
FRONTAL REMNANTS WILL BEGIN TO MOVE NE ON TUE NIGHT WITH LOW
PRES EXPECTED TO DEVELOP NEAR THE TEXAS COASTAL BEND AROUND
SUNRISE WED...AND THEN MOVE E ALONG 28N WED NIGHT DRAGGING A
DEVELOPING COLD FRONT TO THE S ACROSS THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL
GULF WATERS.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 25 KT...WITH
FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE WITHIN 60 NM OF THE COAST. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...TO 35 KT IN FREQUENT GUSTS WITHIN 60
NM OF THE COAST...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.


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