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FZNT32 KNHC 240259
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
959 PM EST MON JAN 23 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...A LARGE AREA OF STRONG TO NEAR GALE FORCE CONTINUE
OVER THE EASTERN GULF IN THE WAKE OF A STRONG COLD FRONT THAT
HAS RACED ACROSS THE NW CARIBBEAN. ASSOCIATED LARGE AND
DANGEROUS SEAS WILL PROPAGATE EAST AND SOUTHEASTWARD THROUGH
TONIGHT. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE TUE THROUGH WED AS HIGH PRES
BUILDS IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT. THE NEXT COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
INTO THE NW GULF WED...THEN MOVE ACROSS THE BASIN THROUGH THU
NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL STALL FROM THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA TO THE
SW GULF ALONG 22N FRI.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO
5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO NE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...E WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...N WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...
DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...SE
WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT... SUBSIDING
TO 8 TO 13 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SE LESS
THAN 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.


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