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FZNT32 KNHC 202126
OFFN21

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
426 PM EST FRI JAN 20 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 STRONG COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE ENTIRE
GULF OVER THE WEEKEND ACCOMPANIED BY A LARGE AREA OF STRONG TO
GALE FORCE WINDS ACROSS MOST OF THE WATERS N OF 22N BOTH E AND W
OF THE FRONT. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE BY TUE AS HIGH PRES BUILDS
IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

...GALE WARNING...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT... BUILDING TO 11 TO
16 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT... SUBSIDING TO
8 TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO
14 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT... SUBSIDING TO
8 TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.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...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT... BUILDING TO
7 TO 10 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT... BUILDING TO 8 TO
13 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT... BUILDING TO
12 TO 17 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 15 TO 20 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 12 TO 15 FT...SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 12 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING VARIABLE
WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SE 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 4 FT.


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