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FZNT27 KNHC 190232
OFFN06

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
932 PM EST WED JAN 18 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK RIDGE EXTENDING FROM SW N ATLC W INTO E GULF
WILL SUPPORT MAINLY MODERATE TO FRESH E TO SE WINDS THROUGH THU.
A COLD FRONT ACCOMPANIED BY ACTIVE WEATHER WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
NW GULF WATERS TONIGHT INTO THU...THEN DISSIPATE OVER THE N
CENTRAL WATERS EARLY FRI. A STRONG COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO
SWEEP ACROSS THE ENTIRE GULF OVER THE WEEKEND ACCOMPANIED BY
GALE FORCE WINDS BOTH E AND W OF FRONT.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...INCREASING TO 30 TO 35 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...SW TO W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.


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