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FZNT27 KNHC 192001
OFFN06

NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
401 PM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

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

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front moving slowly east across the northwest
gulf waters will accelerate east this evening reaching from the
Florida Big Bend area to northeast Mexico late tonight, then
stall from southwest Florida to northeast Mexico on Fri.
Remnants of the front will lift north as a warm front on Sat
ahead of a second cold front reaching the Texas coast late Sat
night. This second, convective cold front will reach from the
Mississippi Delta to the Bay of Campeche late Sun, and from
Tampa Bay to the Yucatan Peninsula late Mon. The then weakening
cold front will move southeast of the area late Tue.

Northwest Gulf of Mexico

.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.SAT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
.SAT NIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to W in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW to N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

North Central and Northeast Gulf of Mexico

.TONIGHT...NW to N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NE 15 to
20 kt in the late evening and overnight. Seas 2 ft or less,
building to 3 to 4 ft after midnight.
.FRI...NE to E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.SAT NIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...SE to S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.



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