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FZNT27 KNHC 262140
OFFN06

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
540 PM EDT THU MAR 26 2015

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

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT FROM SW LOUISIANA SW TO BROWNSVILLE
TEXAS WILL QUICKLY REACH FROM THE WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO
SW GULF LATE TONIGHT...FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND TO EASTERN BAY
OF CAMPECHE EARLY ON FRI...THEN FROM SW FLORIDA TO THE NE
YUCATAN PENINSULA EARLY FRI NIGHT...AND TO E OF THE GULF LATE
FRI NIGHT. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS MAINLY WITH GUSTY WINDS
WILL PRECEDE THE FRONT AS IT MOVES ACROSS THE GULF. HIGH PRES
WILL DEVELOP OVER THE NW GULF ON FRI NIGHT...SHIFT EASTWARD TO
THE WESTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE BY SAT NIGHT...THEN TO THE E
CENTRAL GULF SUN WHERE IT WILL LINGER THROUGH WED.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT BETWEEN 90W
AND 94W...AND 4 TO 6 FT W OF 94W. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND
NEAR NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20
KT IN THE AFTERNOON W OF 94W. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...EXCEPT 5 TO 7 FT W
OF 94W. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS EARLY BETWEEN 90W AND
94W.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. WINDS AND SEAS HIGHER IN AND NEAR
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.FRI...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ISOLATE
SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.


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