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FZNT27 KNHC 262117
OFFN06

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
417 PM EST MON JAN 26 2015

...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 RACE SE ACROSS THE E GULF WATERS ON
TUE. HIGH PRES WILL MEANDER OVER THE W CENTRAL GULF THROUGH
TUE...THEN LOSE IDENTITY IN A RIDGE SETTING UP FROM THE FLORIDA
PANHANDLE TO THE TEXAS COASTAL BEND ON WED NIGHT. THE RIDGE WILL
SHIFT SE TO A POSITION FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND TO THE SW GULF ON
THU...THEN WEAKEN ON THU NIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO
THE N CENTRAL GULF THU NIGHT AND PASS THROUGH THE NE WATERS ON FRI
MORNING. SOUTHERLY RETURN FLOW WILL SET UP EARLY SAT OVER THE NW
WATERS AND SPREAD E ACROSS THE ENTIRE GULF ON SAT NIGHT.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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