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FZNT32 KNHC 231525
OFFN21

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1125 AM EDT THU MAR 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...1022 MB HIGH NEAR 28N91W WILL SHIFT N TODAY AND
BECOME ABSORBED BY STRONG HIGH PRES RIDGE NE OF THE AREA. STRONG
RIDGE ALONG E COAST OF U.S. WILL BUILD SW ACROSS THE BASIN
TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY SAT AND SUPPORT STRONG E WINDS ACROSS MOST
OF THE GULF...WHILE A FRESH TO LOCALLY STRONG E BREEZE ALONG THE
N COASTS OF THE YUCATAN AND CUBA WILL CONTINUE THROUGH LATE SAT.
A THERMAL TROUGH WILL DEVELOP OVER THE YUCATAN PENINSULA EACH
AFTERNOON...MOVE W ACROSS THE BAY OF CAMPECHE OVERNIGHT AND
DISSIPATE BY LATE MORNING EACH DAY.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.


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