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FZNT27 KNHC 261456
OFFN06

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1056 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017

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

.SYNOPSIS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE OVER THE GULF WILL SHIFT SE AHEAD
OF A COLD FRONT MOVING OFF THE TEXAS COAST THIS EVENING. THE
FRONT WILL STALL FROM SE LOUISIANA TO NEAR VERACRUZ MEXICO THU
THEN HEAD NW AS A WARM FRONT AND INLAND BY EARLY FRI. A STRONG
ATLC RIDGE WILL BUILD W ACROSS THE GULF FRI THROUGH SAT AND
PRODUCE STRONG RETURN FLOW BASIN WIDE. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE INTO THE WESTERN GULF SUN AND SUN NIGHT.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

.THIS AFTERNOON...S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO NW TO N EARLY
IN THE MORNING. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN SE SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN SE
SWELL.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT IN SE SWELL.
.SUN NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT IN SE TO
S SWELL.

NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.


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