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FZNT27 KNHC 082110
OFFN06

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
410 PM EST MON FEB 8 2016

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

.SYNOPSIS...A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE BASIN THROUGH TUE
MORNING BRINGING GALE FORCE WINDS TO PORTIONS OF THE N CENTRAL
AND NE GULF THIS EVENING INTO EARLY TUE. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE
BY MID WEEK AS HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE NW. A COLD FRONT
WILL CLIP THE NE AND E GULF FRI INTO FRI NIGHT.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

.TONIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 2O TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...SHIFTING TO NW 20 TO 25 KT IN
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE TO S 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE TO E
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW 20 TO 25 KT
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR
LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO W 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 5 TO
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 15 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.


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