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FZNT27 KNHC 230912
OFFN06

NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
512 AM EDT Mon Oct 23 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 extends from a SE Mississippi 1013 mb
low to 22N98W at Mexico coast. A trough is about 150 nm E of
front from 23N to 28N. The trough will drift eastward through
today and weaken. The front will extend from Tampa to NW Cuba
Tuesday morning, and be moving through FL Straits Wednesday
morning, and be completely out of area by Wednesday sunset.
Strong ridge in the wake of the front will bring fresh to strong
northerly winds into much of forecast waters from Tuesday
sunrise until Thursday midnight. Winds will diminish through
Thursday afternoon as the ridge shifts to the NE Gulf. The ridge
will weaken on Friday as another cold front moves across eastern
Texas, and into the NW Gulf on Friday night.

Northwest Gulf of Mexico

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...S to SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

North Central and Northeast Gulf of Mexico

.TODAY...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...NW winds less than 5 kt, shifting to SE to S in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to
3 to 4 ft after midnight.


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