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Synopsis for the Gulf of Mexico
955 PM EDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front extends from Apalachee Bay to 24N90W to 
25N86W where it becomes stationary to inland near Tampico. The 
cold front will quickly reach the far SE waters early on 
Wednesday, and move E of the area during Wednesday afternoon.
High pressure building in behind the front will usher in fresh 
to strong northerly winds over the area from early on Tuesday 
through Wednesday morning. These Winds will diminish through 
Thursday afternoon as the high pressure shifts to the NE Gulf. 
The high pressure will weaken on Friday as another cold front 
moves across eastern Texas, and into the NW Gulf on Friday 
night. The front will then reach from the NE Gulf to near 25N90W 
and the eastern Bay of Campeche by late on Saturday followed by 
strong high pressure to once again bring another round of strong 
northerly flow across much of the basin, with northerly winds 
expected to reach gale force in the far SW Gulf portion.