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FZNT32 KNHC 250154
OFFN21

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
854 PM EST FRI FEB 24 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 COLD FRONT HAS REACHED THE TEXAS COAST THIS
EVENING AND WILL MOVE ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF THROUGH SAT
NIGHT. THE BOUNDARY SHOULD LIFT NORTHWARD AS A WARM FRONT SUN
AHEAD OF A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TRACKING ACROSS TEXAS AND
LOUISIANA. WEAK SOUTHEASTERLIES WILL PREVAIL ACROSS THE GULF MON
TO WED.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO
20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN THROUGH WED...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE 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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN THROUGH WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...
AND N LESS THAN 10 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF
COAST OF VERACRUZ...AND 2 FT OR LESS ELSEWHERE.
.SAT NIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...NE WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND SE 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN THROUGH WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NW IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN THROUGH WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.



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