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FZNT32 KNHC 240828
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
328 AM EST TUE JAN 24 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...STRONG WINDS AND LARGE SEAS IN THE E GULF WILL
DIMINISH AND SUBSIDE TODAY AS HIGH PRES OVER THE SW GULF SHIFTS
TO THE SE GULF. SOUTHERLY RETURN FLOW WILL INCREASE IN THE
WESTERN GULF AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT WHICH WILL ENTER THE NW GULF
WED MORNING. THE FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE BASIN WED THROUGH
THU... STALLING ACROSS THE SOUTHERN GULF FRI WHERE IT WILL
DISSIPATE THROUGH SAT. MINIMAL GALE FORCE WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE
NEAR THE COAST OF VERACRUZ THU.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 20 TO 25 KT BEHIND
FRONT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT BEHIND FRONT.
.WED NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...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...BECOMING NW TO N 20 TO 25 KT
BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT BEHIND FRONT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

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

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...SE WINDS 15 TO 25
KT. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...
SHIFTING TO SE IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...NE WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT BEHIND FRONT. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS LESS
THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT
IN THE EVENING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF
COAST OF VERACRUZ. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 8 TO 11 FT WITHIN 60
NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SE 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...W 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 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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