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FZNT32 KNHC 161422
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
922 AM EST MON JAN 16 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 WILL DOMINATE THE GULF WATERS THROUGH THE
FORECAST PERIOD SUPPORTING MAINLY MODERATE TO FRESH E TO SE
WINDS. FRESH TO LOCALLY STRONG E TO SE WINDS ARE EXPECTED AT
NIGHT OFF THE YUCATAN PENINSULA DUE TO LOCAL EFFECTS. THE NEXT
COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO CLIP THE NW GULF TUESDAY NIGHT INTO
WED MORNING...THEN WILL MOVE N OF THE AREA. A SECOND COLD FRONT
IS EXPECTED TO REACH THE NW GULF BY THU NIGHT.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND SE 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.



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