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FZNT27 KNHC 272115
OFFN06

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
415 PM EST SAT DEC 27 2014

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

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK RIDGE FROM THE NE GULF TO THE SW GULF WILL
GRADUALLY SHIFT EASTWARD ALLOWING A COLD FRONT TO MOVE OFF THE
TEXAS COAST TONIGHT. THE FRONT WILL REACH FROM THE MISSISSIPPI
DELTA TO THE CENTRAL BAY OF CAMPECHE ON SUN NIGHT...THEN WEAKEN
FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND TO THE EASTERN BAY OF CAMPECHE MON
NIGHT BEFORE DISSIPATING TUE. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD IN EARNEST
OVER THE N GULF BEHIND THE FRONT TUE AND WED. A TROUGH WILL
DEVELOP OVER THE SW GULF WED INTO THU ALLOWING FOR FRESH TO
STRONG NE WINDS ACROSS THE NW GULF.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.SUN...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
TSTMS.
.MON...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.


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