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FZNT27 KNHC 080322
OFFN06

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1022 PM EST SUN FEB 7 2016

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

.SYNOPSIS...FRESH TO STRONG NORTHERLY FLOW OVER THE EASTERN GULF
WILL DIMINISH LATE TONIGHT AS HIGH PRES OVER LOUISIANA SHIFTS TO
THE E. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE S ACROSS THE BASIN MON AND MON
NIGHT WITH STRONG NW WINDS IN ITS WAKE...REACHING GALE FORCE
OVER THE N-CENTRAL AND NE GULF MON NIGHT AND TUE. CONDITIONS
WILL IMPROVE BY MID WEEK AS HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE NW.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO W 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 20 TO 25 KT
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 25 TO 30 KT
IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR
LESS.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO W IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 15 TO 20 KT
LATE IN THE NIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW 20 TO 30 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE TO E 5 TO 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 5 TO
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.


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