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FZNT27 KNHC 171530
OFFN06

NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1030 AM EST Sat Feb 17 2018

...Please refer to Coastal Waters Forecasts (CWF) available
through NOAA Weather Radio and other means for detailed
Coastal Waters Forecasts...

.SYNOPSIS...A ridge will dominate the Gulf region this weekend
producing mainly gentle to moderate winds over the western Gulf,
and light to gentle winds over the eastern Gulf, with the
exception of moderate winds over the SE waters and the Straits
of Florida. Expect increasing winds and building seas by early
next week as high pressure strengthens over the western
Atlantic. A thermal trough will develop over the western Yucatan
Peninsula during each afternoon, drift west across the eastern
Bay of Campeche during the overnight hours, and then dissipate
over the southwest Gulf waters by late each morning.

Northwest Gulf of Mexico

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY...

.TODAY...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Visibility
1 nautical mile or less within 20 nm of the coast through early
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

North Central and Northeast Gulf of Mexico

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY...

.TODAY...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. Visibility
1 nautical mile or less within 20 nm of the coast through early
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...E to SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building
to 3 ft late.
.MON...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.



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