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FZNT27 KNHC 070918
OFFN06

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
418 AM EST WED DEC 7 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 EXTENDING FROM NEAR FT. MYERS FLORIDA
TO THE SW GULF WILL DRIFT NORTHWARD TODAY...REACHING THE CENTRAL
GULF BY THURSDAY MORNING WHILE WEAKENING. A STRONG COLD FRONT
WILL EMERGE OFF THE COAST OF TEXAS AND LOUISIANA BY THURSDAY
MORNING AND GRADUALLY MERGE WITH THE OLD FRONT. STRONG TO GALE
FORCE WINDS WILL FOLLOWED THE STRONG COLD FRONT FORECAST TO
CROSS THE GULF WATERS THU AND THU NIGHT.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT LATE.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE.
SEAS 5 TO 87 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT LATE.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E TO SE LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT
OR LESS.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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