Coastal Marine Forecast


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FZNT27 KNHC 130149
OFFN06

NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
849 PM EST Wed Dec 12 2018

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

.SYNOPSIS...Fresh to strong southerly return flow will precede a
cold front moving off the Texas coast Thu morning. The front
will reach from the Mississippi Delta to Tamiahua, Mexico on Thu
night, from the Florida Big Bend to the Yucatan Peninsula on Fri
morning and move E of area before sunrise on Sat. Strong to near
gale force northerly flow west of the front will increase to
gale force on Thu night over the northwest and west-central gulf
waters. Near gale force southerly flow expected east of the
front Thu night into Fri. Strong to near gale force winds will
cover the Bay of Campeche on Fri. The pressure gradient will
relax on Sat resulting in moderate to fresh west winds with seas
subsiding to less than 8 ft Sat night.

Northwest Gulf of Mexico

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated thunderstorms.
.THU NIGHT...W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft in SE to S
swell. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 11 to 16 ft in E swell.
.FRI NIGHT...NW winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft in E to SE
swell.
.SAT...NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft,subsiding to 3 to
5 ft in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...NE to E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

North Central and Northeast Gulf of Mexico

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SE to S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S to SW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NE
swell. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI...SW to W winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft in SE to S
swell. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.FRI NIGHT...W winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 10 to 15 ft in SE swell.
.SAT...W to NW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft in S to SW
swell.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft in SW swell.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW to N winds 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.