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FZNT27 KNHC 260843
OFFN06

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
443 AM EDT WED APR 26 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 THIS
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 WILL MOVE INTO
THE WESTERN GULF SUN AND SUN NIGHT.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

.TODAY...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N EARLY
IN THE MORNING. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S 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. 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

.TODAY...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...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 15 TO 20 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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