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FZNT32 KNHC 280214
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1014 PM EDT MON MAR 27 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...HIGH PRES OVER THE W ATLC WILL PROMOTE E TO SE
RETURN FLOW OVER THE GULF THROUGH THU. THE PRES GRADIENT WILL
TIGHTEN TUE BETWEEN THE HIGH AND A DEEPENING LOW OVER THE S
PLAINS RESULTING IN INCREASING SE WINDS OVER MUCH OF THE W AND
CENTRAL GULF THROUGH THU. A COLD FRONT WILL REACH THE NW GULF
EARLY ON THU...THEN MOVE ACROSS THE N GULF THROUGH FRI WHILE
WEAKENING. A THERMAL TROUGH WILL BRING FRESH TO STRONG WINDS TO
THE E BAY OF CAMPECHE EACH NIGHT THIS WEEK.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...FROM 21N TO 22N BETWEEN 88W AND 91W E TO SE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...FROM 21N TO 22N BETWEEN 88W AND 91W E TO SE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N OF 21N SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...FROM 21N TO 22N BETWEEN 88W AND 91W E TO SE WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.


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