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FZNT27 KNHC 022029
OFFN06

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
429 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

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

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT FROM PORT ARTHUR TEXAS TO JUST S OF
BROWNSVILLE TEXAS WILL REACH FROM THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA TO THE
BAY OF CAMPECHE TUE...FROM THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO THE W
YUCATAN PENINSULA TUE NIGHT WITH THE FRONT PASSING E THROUGH THE
FLORIDA STRAITS WED NIGHT. LOCALLY DENSE SMOKE AND HAZE IN THE W
GULF WILL SHIFT SOUTHWARD INTO THE BAY OF CAMPECHE AHEAD OF THE
COLD FRONT THROUGH TUE BEFORE DISSIPATING. A SURFACE HIGH WILL
MEANDER NEAR 27N95W ON WED NIGHT AND THU WITH A RIDGE EXTENDING
SE TO THE FLORIDA STRAITS. THE HIGH WILL SHIFT N OF THE AREA THU
NIGHT WITH A RIDGE ALONG 91W SETTING UP SE RETURN FLOW ACROSS
THE NW GULF ON FRI NIGHT INTO SAT.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

.TONIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF
SMOKE. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS. VSBY 3 NM.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. AREAS OF SMOKE.
VSBY 3 NM.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.


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