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FZNT32 KNHC 231507
OFFN21

Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1007 AM EST Tue Jan 23 2018

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 extending SW from the Florida Big Bend
to near Veracruz Mexico will reach from SW Florida to the Bay of
Campeche tonight, then move slowly across the SE Gulf exiting
the area by late Wed. Minimal gale conditions are forecast over
the SW Gulf waters near Veracruz, Mexico this afternoon through
Thu. Strengthening high pressure in the wake of the front will
bring increasing winds and building seas across much of the Gulf
waters Wed evening into Thu, with these conditions shifting
across the E Gulf on Fri and Sat.

Gulf of Mexico N of 26N W of 87W

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SAT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.

Gulf of Mexico from 22N to 26N W of 87W

.TODAY...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

SW Gulf of Mexico S of 22N W of 87W

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

.TODAY...N winds 25 to 35 kt within 60 nm of coast of Veracruz,
and NE 15 to 25 kt elsewhere. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt within 60 nm of coast of Veracruz,
and NE 15 to 25 kt elsewhere. Seas 6 to 9 ft within 60 nm of
coast of Veracruz, and 5 to 7 ft elsewhere.
.WED...N winds 25 to 35 kt within 60 nm of coast of Veracruz,
and NE 15 to 25 kt elsewhere. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 25 to 35 kt within 60 nm of coast of
Veracruz, and NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.THU...N winds 25 to 35 kt within 60 nm of coast of Veracruz,
and NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt, shifting to NE after
midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Gulf of Mexico E of 87W

.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to N 10 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SAT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.



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