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FZNT32 KNHC 210306
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1006 PM EST MON FEB 20 2017

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO

.SYNOPSIS...LOW PRES AND AN ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO
THE NW GULF TONIGHT...AND ACROSS THE GULF FROM WEST TO EAST
THROUGH THU ACCOMPANIED BY STRONG WINDS...BUILDING SEAS AND
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND TSTMS. WINDS AND SEAS WILL DIMINISH
STARTING MID WEEK AS HIGH PRES BUILDS OVER THE GULF IN THE WAKE
OF THE LOW PRES AND FRONT. STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS WILL FOLLOW
ANOTHER COLD FRONT MOVING INTO THE NORTHERN GULF BY SAT.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 87W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO S IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NE LESS
THAN 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SW GULF OF MEXICO S OF 22N W OF 87W

.TONIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...N WINDS 10 TO
20 KT. ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO
10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...
AND N 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...N WINDS 10 TO
15 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT.
ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...VARIABLE WINDS LESS
THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF
COAST OF VERACRUZ...AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.


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