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FZNT27 KNHC 211448
OFFN06

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
948 AM EST SUN DEC 21 2014

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

.SYNOPSIS...STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS FROM A LOW S OF TALLAHASSEE
NEAR 29N85W TO NEAR POZA RICA MEXICO. THE FRONT WILL GRADUALLY
DISSIPATE AND DRIFT N. SCATTERED SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED IN THE
YUCATAN CHANNEL TODAY. SOUTHERLY RETURN FLOW WILL INTENSIFY LATE
MON AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT EXPECTED TO ENTER THE NW GULF
TUE. THE FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM SE LOUISIANA TO THE WESTERN BAY
OF CAMPECHE TUE NIGHT...FROM THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO THE
EASTERN BAY OF CAMPECHE WED...AND MOVE EAST OF AREA WED NIGHT.
GALE FORCE WINDS ARE POSSIBLE WEST OF THE FRONT TUE NIGHT AND
WED.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE TUE NIGHT...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.


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