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FZNT27 KNHC 180927
OFFN06

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
427 AM EST THU DEC 18 2014

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

.SYNOPSIS...A STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS FROM FORT MYERS FLORIDA
SW TO 25N90W...THEN BECOMES A WARM FRONT NW TO INLAND TEXAS JUST
N OF GALVESTON AND SW TO WEAK LOW PRES OF 1016 MB OVER DEEP S
TEXAS. THE STATIONARY PORTION WILL BECOME DIFFUSE BY THIS
EVENING...WHILE THE WARM FRONT PART LIFTS NE ACROSS THE NW GULF
THROUGH SAT MORNING AS THE LOW PRES TRACKS NE. THE LOW WILL
REACH THE COAST OF SW LOUISIANA EARLY FRI NIGHT DRAGGING A COLD
FRONT ACROSS THE WESTERN GULF. THE LOW PRES WILL REACH NEAR THE
MOUTH OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER BY SAT WITH THE FRONT SW TO NEAR
TAMPICO...FROM NEAR APALACHICOLA SW TO THE EASTERN BAY OF
CAMPECHE BY EARLY SAT NIGHT...THEN BEGIN TO WEAKEN AS IT REACHES
FROM APALACHEE BAY TO NEAR 26N89W WHERE IT BECOMES A DISSIPATING
STATIONARY FRONT TO THE EASTERN BAY OF CAMPECHE SUN...AND TO A
POSITION SLIGHTLY E FROM THERE MON. WEAK HIGH PRES WILL BUILD
EASTWARD ACROSS THE GULF BEHIND THE FRONT.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT W OF 94W SE TO S WINDS
10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT...EXCEPT W OF 94W 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT W OF 94W SE TO S WINDS
10 TO 15 KT. 2 TO 3 FT...EXCEPT W OF 94W SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT BETWEEN 90W AND 94W W 10 TO 15
KT WINDS...SHIFTING TO NW TO N IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS LESS THAN 5 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.


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