Northern Gulf of Mexico NAVTEX Forecast


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FZNT27 KNHC 192140
OFFN06
NAVTEX Marine Forecast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
440 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019
...Please refer to Coastal Waters Forecasts (CWF) available
through NOAA Weather Radio and other means for detailed
Coastal Waters Forecasts...
.SYNOPSIS...A strong cold front is along 29N90W to 23N95W to
21N97W. Fresh to strong SW to S return flow will shift eastward
across the N Gulf of Mexico for the rest of today and tonight,
to the east of the strong cold front. NW gale force winds are in
the W sections of the Gulf of Mexico now, S of 29N W of the line
from 29N94W to 22N97W. A squall line will precede the front as
it crosses the Gulf of Mexico. The front will extend from 30N87W
to 25N90W to 19N96W tonight, then exit from the Gulf of Mexico
from Sunday morning into Sunday afternoon. Strong winds will
taper off across the basin by sunrise on Monday. A surface ridge
from the N will shift E and allow strong SE to S return flow to
develop in the western Gulf of Mexico by Tuesday morning. The
strong return flow will expand to the eastern Gulf of Mexico on
Tuesday night. It is possible that another strong cold front may
enter the NW Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday.  
Northwest Gulf of Mexico
...GALE WARNING...
.TONIGHT...NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 8 to 13 ft in E to SE
swell. Scattered showers. 
.SUN...SW winds 20 to 25 kt S of 27N shifting NW behind front. 
SW winds 25 to 35 kt N of 27N becoming NW 25 to 30 kt behind
front. Seas 6 to 8 ft. Scattered showers and isolated 
thunderstorms.
.SUN NIGHT...S of 27N, NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. N of 27N, NW
winds 20 to 30 kt, shifting to NW to N 15 to 20 kt late. Seas
6 to 9 ft. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...E winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...E to SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.  
North Central and Northeast Gulf of Mexico
...GALE WARNING...
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 25 to 35 kt behind front. Seas 8 to 12 
ft in N swell. Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. 
.SUN...NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft in W swell. 
.SUN NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.MON...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...SE winds 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.WED...SE to S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 9 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, shifting to NW after
midnight. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.THU...NW to N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.