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FZNT27 KNHC 191506
OFFN06

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1006 AM EST THU JAN 19 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT ACCOMPANIED BY ACTIVE WEATHER WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE N GULF WATERS TODAY...THEN DISSIPATE OVER THE N
CENTRAL WATERS EARLY FRI. A STRONG COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO
SWEEP ACROSS THE ENTIRE GULF OVER THE WEEKEND ACCOMPANIED BY A
SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN WINDS AND SEAS. STRONG TO GALE FORCE
WINDS ARE EXPECTED AHEAD AND BEHIND THE FRONT.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN E TO SE
SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT IN E TO SE
SWELL.
.MON...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN N
SWELL.
.SUN...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W 20 TO 30 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN NE SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT IN SE TO S
SWELL.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT IN SE TO S
SWELL.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN S TO SW
SWELL...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.


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