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FZNT27 KNHC 141536
OFFN06

NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1036 AM EST Thu Dec 14 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS...Broad high pressure over the Gulf will maintain
light to moderate winds through Thursday afternoon. The next
cold front will enter the northern Gulf Thursday night, then
reach from the Florida Big Bend in the NE Gulf to near Tampico
Mexico by Friday afternoon, and stall from near Tampa to the Bay
of Campeche on Saturday before lifting back to the W and NW
through Sunday night. Atlantic high pres will build westward
across the area Monday and Monday night. Gale force winds are
possible along the coast of Mexico near Tampico and Veracruz
Friday and Friday night.

Northwest Gulf of Mexico

.TODAY...SW to W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...SW to W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming NE 15 to 20 kt in
the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt
late. Seas 5 to 7 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft late.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to E in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NE less than 5 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

North Central and Northeast Gulf of Mexico

.TODAY...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less,
building to 3 to 4 ft in the late evening and overnight.
.SAT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE to S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.


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