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FZNT27 KNHC 280840
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NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
440 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015

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

.SYNOPSIS...A STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS FROM THE FLORIDA BIG
BLEND TO LOW PRES 1002 MB NEAR 27N93W TO MEXICO NEAR 20N98W.
VISIBILITIES MAY BE LOCALLY RESTRICTED IN SMOKE AND HAZE AHEAD
OF THE FRONT ACROSS THE SW AND S CENTRAL GULF DUE TO AGRICULTURE
FIRES. THE LOW WILL MOVE TO NEAR MOBILE BAY TONIGHT WITH THE
FRONT E OF THE LOW LIFTING N AS A WARM FRONT AND W OF THE LOW
EXTENDING AS A COLD FRONT TO THE CENTRAL YUCATAN PENINSULA. THE
FRONT WILL PASS SE OF THE AREA WED NIGHT WITH RIDGING BUILDING
FROM THE W THU AND HIGH PRES DEVELOPING ACROSS THE NW GULF THU
NIGHT AND FRI BEFORE SHIFTING E ALONG THE N GULF COASTAL PLAIN
SAT.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO

.TODAY...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED TSTMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.


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