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FZNT27 KNHC 192139
OFFN06

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
439 PM EST THU JAN 19 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK COLD FRONT ACCOMPANIED BY ACTIVE WEATHER
ACROSS THE NW GULF WILL MOVE NE ACROSS THE N CENTRAL GULF WATERS
THROUGH FRI...THEN DISSIPATE. A STRONG COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO
SWEEP ACROSS THE ENTIRE GULF OVER THE WEEKEND ACCOMPANIED BY A
SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN WINDS AND SEAS. STRONG TO GALE FORCE
WINDS ARE EXPECTED BOTH AHEAD AND BEHIND THE FRONT.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SW 5 TO 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



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