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FZNT27 KNHC 190910
OFFN06

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
410 AM EST FRI DEC 19 2014

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

.SYNOPSIS...A 1014 MB LOW PRES IS OVER SOUTH TEXAS NEAR 27N98W.
A STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS FROM THE LOW TO 28N94W TO 25N87W.
THIS FRONT WILL MOVE NORTH AS A WARM FRONT ACROSS THE NORTH-
CENTRAL GULF THROUGH SAT MORNING AS THE LOW PRES IN SOUTH TEXAS
TRACKS NE. THE LOW WILL REACH THE COAST OF SE LOUISIANA FRI
NIGHT AND DRAG A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE WESTERN GULF. THE FRONT
WILL EXTEND FROM NEW ORLEANS TO NEAR TAMPICO SAT...THEN BECOME
STATIONARY AND WEAKEN FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND TO EASTERN BAY
OF CAMPECHE SUN. A STRONG COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO ENTER THE NW
GULF TUE MORNING FOLLOWED BY STRONG WINDS.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.


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