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FZNT27 KNHC 120232
OFFN06

NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
932 PM EST Mon Dec 11 2017

...Please refer to Coastal Waters Forecasts (CWF) available
through NOAA Weather Radio and other means for detailed
Coastal Waters Forecasts...

.SYNOPSIS...A ridge axis will meander from SE Texas to the
Straits of Florida this week, except shifting S across the
Yucatan Peninsula during the middle of the week. A cold front
will move SE across the N-Central and E Gulf waters on Tue,
passing E of the area on Tue night. A second cold front will
move into the NW Gulf on Thu, and race SE across the entire Gulf
by late Fri night. A post frontal ridge will set up from the
Florida Big Bend to Veracruz Mexico on Sat.

Northwest Gulf of Mexico

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to SW to W late in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft in N to NE swell early in the morning,
subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...SW to W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NW 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 ft or less, building to 3 ft after
midnight.
.FRI...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to 3 ft
in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

North Central and Northeast Gulf of Mexico

.TONIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to
3 to 5 ft in the late evening and overnight.
.TUE...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming W to NW less than
5 kt late in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft in N to NE swell.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to
3 ft after midnight.
.THU...SW to W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning,
subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 kt, shifting to E to SE in the afternoon.
Seas 3 to 4 ft in the morning, subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.


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