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FZNT27 KNHC 170917
OFFN06

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
417 AM EST TUE JAN 17 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS...A RIDGE WILL DOMINATE THE GULF WATERS THROUGH MUCH
OF THE FORECAST PERIOD SUPPORTING MAINLY MODERATE TO FRESH E TO
SE WINDS. FRESH TO LOCALLY STRONG E TO SE WINDS ARE EXPECTED AT
NIGHT OFF THE YUCATAN PENINSULA DUE TO LOCAL EFFECTS. A COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE GULF WATERS WED NIGHT INTO THU AND
DISSIPATE OVER THE NE WATERS BY FRI. A STRONGER COLD FRONT IS
FORECAST TO SWEEP ACROSS THE GULF DURING THE UPCOMING WEEKEND
BRINGING A SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN WINDS AND SEAS.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.


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