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FZNT27 KNHC 111418
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NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
918 AM EST Tue Dec 11 2018

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

.SYNOPSIS...Fresh to locally strong southerly return flow will
set up across the western gulf waters tonight and Wed ahead of a
cold front entering the northwest gulf on Thu. The cold front
will reach a position from the Mississippi Delta to the Bay of
Campeche on Thu night, reach from the Florida Big bend to the
Yucatan Channel on Fri and pass through the Straits of Florida
late Fri night. Strong to near gale force northerly flow will
develop west of the front, except reaching gale force Thu night
into Fri over the northwest and west-central waters. Moderate
west flow expected on Sat with seas less than 8 ft throughout
the gulf on Sat night.

Northwest Gulf of Mexico

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft or less,
building to 3 ft late.
.WED...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...S to SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft,becoming
8 to 13 ft in W swell after midnight.
.FRI...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft in W swell.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft in W to NW
swell.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

North Central and Northeast Gulf of Mexico

.TODAY...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the evening,
subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.WED...SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...SW to W winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft in SW to W
swell.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft in SW to W
swell.
.SAT...W to NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft in SW to W
swell.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in W swell.

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