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FZNT27 KNHC 291513
OFFN06

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1113 AM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS...STRONG SE TO S WINDS WILL PERSIST FROM THE STRAITS
OF FLORIDA TO THE NW GULF THROUGH TONIGHT AHEAD OF AN
APPROACHING COLD FRONT. STRONG TO NEAR GALE FORCE WINDS WILL
FOLLOW THE FRONT AS IT MOVES OFF THE TEXAS COAST EARLY
SUN...WITH WINDS REACHING MINIMAL GALE FORCE OFF TAMPICO AND
VERACRUZ ON SUN. THE FRONT WILL WEAKEN AS IT SLOWLY MOVES TOWARD
THE EASTERN GULF MON...DISSIPATING OVER THE EASTERN GULF TUE
WITH ATLC HIGH PRES RIDGING BACK IN THROUGH WED. ANOTHER COLD
FRONT MAY ENTER THE NW GULF LATE WED NIGHT FOLLOWED ALSO BY GALE
FORCE WINDS.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...SHIFTING TO NW 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO N 15 TO
20 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO N IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO
2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.


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