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FZNT32 KNHC 221457
OFFN21

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
957 AM EST SUN JAN 22 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 THROUGH EARLY MON...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 TUE THROUGH WED AS
HIGH PRES BUILDS IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT. THE NEXT COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE INTO THE NW GULF WED...THEN ACROSS THE BASIN THROUGH
THU NIGHT.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...BUILDING TO
12 TO 17 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT... SUBSIDING TO
8 TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT... SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.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...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT W OF 96W...AND NW TO N 30 TO
40 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT... BECOMING 10 TO 15 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT... SUBSIDING TO
8 TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO SW 10 TO 15 KT
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 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO NW IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF
COAST OF VERACRUZ...AND 7 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND NW 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT WITHIN
60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...AND 7 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE.
.MON NIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...SE WINDS 10 TO
15 KT. ELSEWHERE...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E 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...SHIFTING TO NE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S OF 27N...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. ELSEWHERE...S TO
SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...SHIFTING TO SW TO W 30 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.MON...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 14 TO 19 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 8 TO 12 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO W IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SE LESS
THAN 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.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.


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