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FZNT27 KNHC 202133
OFFN06

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
433 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS...LOW PRES AND AN ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO
THE NW GULF TONIGHT...AND ACROSS THE GULF FROM WEST TO EAST
THROUGH THU ACCOMPANIED BY STRONG WINDS...BUILDING SEAS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. WINDS AND SEAS WILL DIMINISH
STARTING MID WEEK AS HIGH PRES BUILDS OVER THE GULF IN THE WAKE
OF THE LOW PRES AND FRONT. STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS WILL FOLLOW
ANOTHER COLD FRONT MOVING INTO THE NORTHERN GULF BY SAT.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO W IN THE LATE
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TUE...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 10 TO 15 KT
EARLY IN THE MORNING. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE
EVENING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 15 TO
20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS
2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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