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FZNT32 KNHC 092031
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
331 PM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

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 COLD FRONT FROM THE YUCATAN CHANNEL TO THE BAY
OF CAMPECHE WILL STALL TONIGHT...GRADUALLY WASHING OUT THIS
WEEKEND. GALE FORCE WINDS WILL DIMINISH IN THE W CENTRAL GULF
THIS EVENING...AND IN THE SW GULF BY SAT EVENING. HIGH PRES WILL
DOMINATE BY THE END OF THE WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH
RETURN FLOW.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 35 KT W OF 94W
EARLY. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND NE 15 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 13 TO 21 FT W OF
94W...AND 8 TO 14 FT E OF 94W.
.SAT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...
AND E 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST
OF VERACRUZ...AND 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT 20 TO 25 KT W OF 94W.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...EXCEPT 8 TO 12 FT W OF 94W.
.SUN...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE
EVENING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING VARIABLE
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.



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