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FZNT27 KNHC 010816
OFFN06

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
316 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

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

.SYNOPSIS...A SURFACE TROUGH WILL PREVAIL OVER THE W WATERS
TODAY BEFORE DISSIPATING BY MON. ELSEWHERE HIGH PRESSURE WILL
PREVAIL WITH SE RETURN FLOW DEVELOPING OVER THE WESTERN WATERS
LATE MON INTO EARLY TUE...AND EXPANDING ACROSS ALL GULF WATERS
BY LATE TUE. HIGH PRESSURE WILL SHIFT EASTWARD MIDWEEK ENABLING
A STRONG COLD FRONT TO MOVE INTO THE NW WATERS LATE WED. STRONG
TO GALE FORCE N WINDS WILL SPREAD BEHIND THE FRONT WED NIGHT AND
THU. THE FRONT WILL REACH FROM CENTRAL FLORIDA TO THE CENTRAL
BAY OF CAMPECHE BY THU AFTERNOON.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.



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