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FZNT27 KNHC 130204
OFFN06

NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
904 PM EST Tue Dec 12 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front extending across the Gulf from just S
of Tampa Florida to just S of Brownsville Texas will exit the SE
Gulf by Wed afternoon. Another cold front will enter the
northern Gulf Thu, then reach from the Florida Big Bend area in
the NE Gulf to near Tampico Mexico by Fri afternoon, then stall
from Tampa to the Bay of Campeche on Sat. Gale force winds are
possible along the coast of Mexico near Tampico Fri night.

Northwest Gulf of Mexico

.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...N winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to SW to W in the afternoon.
Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...SW to W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N 15 to 20 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft, building to
5 to 7 ft in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...N to NE winds 20 to 25 kt, becoming NE 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Seas 5 to 7 ft, subsiding to 3 to 5 ft after
midnight.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE to S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...SW to W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

North Central and Northeast Gulf of Mexico

.TONIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to W 5 to 10 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft until late afternoon, subsiding to
2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...SW to W winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft or less,
building to 3 to 4 ft in the late evening and overnight.
.THU...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft in the morning,
subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.



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