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FZNT27 KNHC 181543
OFFN06

NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1043 AM EST Mon Dec 18 2017

...Please refer to Coastal Waters Forecasts (CWF) available
through NOAA Weather Radio and other means for detailed
Coastal Waters Forecasts...

.SYNOPSIS...A coastal trough along the coasts of SW Louisiana,
Texas and NE Mexico will move NW and inland this afternoon.
Otherwise, a ridge will dominate the gulf waters through Tuesday
night. A weak cold front will reach the coast of Texas on
Wednesday, and stall across the N Gulf Thu before moving N as a
warm front Thursday night. A stronger cold front will reach the
NW Gulf on Friday.

Northwest Gulf of Mexico

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY WITHIN 60 NM OF THE COAST...

.TODAY...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Areas of dense fog
within 60 nm of the coast this morning. Scattered showers and
isolated thunderstorms.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Areas of fog.
Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
.TUE...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Areas of fog in
the morning. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
.TUE NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Areas of
fog. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
.WED...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to SE to S after
midnight. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to NE after
midnight. Seas 4 to 5 ft.

North Central and Northeast Gulf of Mexico

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY WITHIN 60 NM OF THE COAST BETWEEN 87W AND
90W...

.TODAY...S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Areas of dense fog
within 60 nm of the coast this morning. Isolated showers.
.TONIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Patchy
dense fog within 60 nm of the coast. Isolated showers.
.TUE...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt, except E to SE winds E of 87W.
Seas 3 to 4 ft between 87W and 90W, and 2 to 3 ft E of 87W.
Patchy fog in the morning within 60 nm of the coast between 87W
and 90W. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
.TUE NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Isolated
showers.
.WED...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...NW winds 5 kt, shifting to SE to S less than 5 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.


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