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NAVTEX Marine Forecast (New Orleans, LA)



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FZNT27 KNHC 180310
OFFN06

NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1010 PM EST Thu Jan 17 2019

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

.SYNOPSIS...High pressure will dominate the Gulf of Mexico
through Saturday morning. Fresh to strong S return flow will
develop in the western Gulf of Mexico on Friday night and
Saturday. A strong cold front is expected to reach the NW Gulf
of Mexico on Saturday morning. It is likely that a line of
rainshowers and thunderstorms may precede the front. Winds to
gale force may be possible behind the front, along the coast of
Mexico, on Saturday afternoon from 22N to 24N between 96W and
98W, and on Saturday night from 19N to 20N from 95W westward. 

Northwest Gulf of Mexico

.TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.SAT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NW to
N swell. 
.SUN...N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to E 5 to 10 kt
after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to
3 to 4 ft in the afternoon. 
.MON NIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.TUE...S to SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming NW to N 25 to
30 kt after midnight. Seas 6 to 9 ft.  

North Central and Northeast Gulf of Mexico

.TONIGHT...S to SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.FRI NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less. 
.SAT...S to SW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.SAT NIGHT...W to NW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft in W to
NW swell. 
.SUN...NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft in NW swell. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.MON...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.