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NAVTEX Marine Forecast (New Orleans, LA)



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FZNT27 KNHC 242138
OFFN06

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
538 PM EDT FRI APR 24 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 FROM TAMPA TO SE LOUISIANA WILL
LIFT N AS A WARM FRONT TONIGHT INTO EARLY SAT WHILE WEAKENING. A
WEAK ATLC RIDGE WILL EXTEND WESTWARD ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH SUN
NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL DIP INTO THE NORTHERN GULF MON MORNING
AND STALL ALONG 28N BEFORE LIFTING BACK N AS A WARM FRONT LATE
MON NIGHT. LOW PRES WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE BOUNDARY NEAR SW
LOUISIANA BY EARLY TUE. THE LOW WILL TRACK NE TO SOUTHEASTERN
LOUISIANA BY TUE NIGHT TRAILING A COLD FRONT S TO THE EASTERN
BAY OF CAMPECHE. THE LOW WILL RACE NE TO NEAR THE GEORGIA/FLORIDA
BORDER BY LATE WED WITH THE TRAILING COLD FRONT SW TO THE NW
YUCATAN PENINSULA AS HIGH PRES BUILDS EASTWARD IN ITS WAKE.
VISIBILITIES MAY BE LOCALLY RESTRICTED IN THE SW AND S CENTRAL
GULF IN SMOKE AND HAZE DUE TO AGRICULTURE FIRES.

NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT BETWEEN 90W AND 94W
INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. AREAS OF HAZE WITH VSBY
5 NM BETWEEN 90W AND 94W.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT 15 TO 20 KT BETWEEN 90W AND
94W DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT...EXCEPT 2 TO 3 FT W OF 94W. AREAS OF HAZE WITH VSBY 5 NM
BETWEEN 90W AND 94W.
.SAT NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...EXCEPT S TO SW WINDS 10 TO
15 KT BETWEEN 90W AND 94W. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT W OF 94W...AND 3 TO 5 FT
BETWEEN 90W AND 94W. AREAS OF HAZE WITH VSBY 5 NM BETWEEN 90W AND
94W.
.SUN...W OF 94W...SE TO S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. BETWEEN
90W AND 94W...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. 
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT W OF 94W S TO SW
WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.WED...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.  

NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO

.TONIGHT...BETWEEN 87W AND 90W...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING SE
TO S 15 TO 20 KT LATE.. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT E OF 87W...AND 3 TO 4 FT
BETWEEN 87W AND 90W. AREAS OF HAZE WITH VSBY 5 NM BETWEEN 87W AND
90W.
.SAT...BETWEEN 87W AND 90W...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. E OF 87W...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
2 TO 3 FT. AREAS OF HAZE WITH VSBY 5 NM BETWEEN 87W AND 90W.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT BETWEEN 87W
AND 90W...AND 2 TO 3 FT E OF 87W. AREAS OF HAZE WITH VSBY 5 NM
BETWEEN 87W AND 90W.
.SUN...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...EXCEPT DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON BETWEEN 87W AND 90W. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT BETWEEN 87W AND
90W...AND 2 TO 3 FT E OF 87W..
.SUN NIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.WED...W WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.  


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