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FZNT27 KNHC 091513
OFFN06

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1013 AM EST TUE FEB 9 2016

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

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT EXTENDS FROM THE FLORIDA STRAITS TO
NEAR TUXPAN MEXICO. THE FRONT WILL SHIFT SE OF THE AREA TODAY.
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT. ANOTHER COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH MAINLY THE NORTHERN GULF SAT.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE.
SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT EARLY
IN THE MORNING.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT EARLY IN THE EVENING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE
FORCE. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TONIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...SHIFTING TO NW 20 TO
25 KT IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.



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