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FZNT27 KNHC 110238
OFFN06

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
938 PM EST SAT DEC 10 2016

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

.SYNOPSIS...STRONG HIGH PRES N OF THE BASIN WILL DOMINATE THE
REGION THIS WEEKEND AS IT SLIDES E AND WEAKENS INTO EARLY NEXT
WEEK. RETURN FLOW WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE AREA EARLY NEXT WEEK...
BEFORE A WEAK COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE FAR NORTHERN GULF WED.
THE WEAK FRONT WILL STALL IN THE NORTHERN GULF WED NIGHT...
PUSHING S THROUGH THU NIGHT AS STRENGTHENING HIGH PRES BUILDS
IN FROM THE N.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE
EVENING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WINDS 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.



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