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FZNT32 KNHC 231433
OFFN21

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
933 AM EST MON JAN 23 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 LARGE AREA OF GALE FORCE WINDS OVER THE CENTRAL
AND EASTERN GULF WILL DIMINISH THROUGH THE AFTERNOON IN THE WAKE
OF A STRONG COLD FRONT THAT EXITED THE SE GULF EARLIER THIS
MORNING. ASSOCIATED LARGE AND DANGEROUS SEAS WILL PROPAGATE
EASTWARD THROUGH TONIGHT. 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. THE FRONT WILL STALL FROM THE STRAITS OF
FLORIDA TO THE SW GULF ALONG 22N FRI.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT... SUBSIDING TO
8 TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 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 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT... SUBSIDING TO
8 TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. 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.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E 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 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF
COAST OF VERACRUZ...AND 7 TO 10 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 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...SHIFTING TO N AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE N OF
22N. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 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 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 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.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.


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