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FZNT32 KNHC 110848
OFFN21

Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
348 AM EST Mon Dec 11 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 ridge axis will meander from SE Texas to the
Straits of Florida this week, except shifting S across the
Yucatan Peninsula during the middle of the week. A cold front
will move across the N-Central and E Gulf waters on Tue. A
second cold front will move into the N-Central Gulf on Thu, and
move E across the NE Gulf waters on Fri.

Gulf of Mexico N of 26N W of 87W

.TODAY...NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...W winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 ft or less, building to 3 ft after
midnight.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 kt in the morning, becoming variable winds
less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming SW less
than 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...W winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 ft or less, building to 3 ft after
midnight.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

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

.TODAY...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning,
subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to 3 ft
in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming SE less
than 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...S winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning,
subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to 3 to
5 ft in the afternoon.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

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

.TODAY...NW winds 10 to 20 kt within 60 nm of coast of Veracruz,
and NE less than 10 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...Within 60 nm of coast of Veracruz, N winds 10 to
15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt after midnight. Elsewhere,
NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...N winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft or less, building to 3 ft in the afternoon.
.TUE NIGHT...Within 60 nm of coast of Veracruz, N winds 10 to
15 kt. Elsewhere, N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than
10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning,
subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the evening,
subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.FRI...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Gulf of Mexico E of 87W

.TODAY...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt in the evening, becoming
variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S less than
10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...S winds less than 10 kt, shifting to SW after
midnight. Seas 2 ft or less, building to 3 ft after midnight.
.FRI...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.


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