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FZNT27 KNHC 142118
OFFN06

NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
418 PM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS...The next cold front will enter the northern Gulf
tonight, then reach from the Florida Big Bend in the NE Gulf to
near Tampico Mexico by Friday afternoon, and stall from near
Tampa to the Bay of Campeche on Saturday before lifting back to
the W and NW through Sunday night. Atlantic high pres will build
westward across the area Monday and Monday night. Gale force
winds are possible along the coast of Mexico near Tampico and
Veracruz Friday and Friday night.

Northwest Gulf of Mexico

.TONIGHT...SW winds less than 5 kt, becoming NE to E 15 to 20 kt
late. Seas 2 ft or less, building to 3 ft late.
.FRI...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Seas 5 to 7 ft. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.SAT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt,  shifting to SE in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

North Central and Northeast Gulf of Mexico

.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft in the morning,
subsiding to 2 ft or less, then, building to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...NE winds less than 5 kt,  shifting to SW in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds less than 5 kt, becoming NW to N 10 to
15 kt late. Seas 3 to 4 ft.


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