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FZNT27 KNHC 260148
OFFN06

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
948 PM EDT SAT APR 25 2015

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

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK ATLC RIDGE WILL EXTEND W OVER THE GULF
THROUGH SUN NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL DIP INTO THE N GULF MON
MORNING...AND STALL ALONG 28N BEFORE RETREATING AS A WARM FRONT
OVERNIGHT MON NIGHT. A SECOND COLD FRONT WILL EXTEND FROM NEAR
MOBILE TO THE EASTERN BAY OF CAMPECHE TUE NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL
MOVE SE OF THE AREA LATE WED NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL BUILD ACROSS
THE GULF IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT. AREA VISIBILITIES MAY BE LOCALLY
RESTRICTED PRIMARILY ACROSS THE SW AND S CENTRAL GULF IN SMOKE AND
HAZE DUE TO AGRICULTURE FIRES. THE SMOKE AND HAZE IS EXPECTED TO
TAPER OFF SUN NIGHT.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

.OVERNIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.

NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.


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