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FZNT27 KNHC 202059
OFFN06

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
359 PM EST SAT DEC 20 2014

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

.SYNOPSIS...1015 MB LOW PRES CENTERED NEAR 29N87W WITH
STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDING E ACROSS THE NORTHERN WATERS AND A
COLD FRONT EXTENDING SW TO JUST S OF TAMPICO MEXICO. THE LOW
WILL DRIFT E ACROSS THE FAR NORTHERN WATERS THROUGH SUN.
ASSOCIATED FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL STALL FROM THE NE WATERS TO
NEAR TUXPAN MEXICO SUN AND GRADUALLY DISSIPATE EARLY MON.
SOUTHERLY RETURN FLOW WILL DOMINATE MOST OF THE GULF REGION LATE
MON AHEAD OF THE NEXT COLD FRONT FORECAST TO ENTER THE NW GULF
WATERS TUE. THIS FRONT IS FORECAST TO EXTEND FROM THE FLORIDA
PANHANDLE TO THE CENTRAL BAY OF CAMPECHE TUE NIGHT...FROM THE
FLORIDA BIG BEND TO THE EASTERN BAY OF CAMPECHE WED...AND WILL
MOVE EAST OF AREA LATE WED. GALE FORCE WINDS ARE POSSIBLE OVER
THE SOUTHWESTERN WATERS W OF THE FRONT TUE NIGHT INTO WED.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.


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