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FZNT32 KNHC 240240
OFFN21

Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1040 PM EDT Wed Aug 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...Tropical Depression Harvey is centered near 21.9N
92.6W 1002 mb at 11 PM EDT, drifting NW, or 325 degrees at 2 kt.
Maximum sustained winds are 30 kt gusting to 40 kt. Harvey is
forecast to intensify to tropical storm near 22.8N 93.1W at
sunrise on Thu, and continue to gradually strengthen throughout
Thu and Fri reaching minimal hurricane strength near 26.6N 96.3W
around sunset on Fri, and move inland Texas near 28.5N 97.5W
around sunset on Sat. The remnant low of Harvey will move E
across the northern coastal plains through early next week.

Gulf of Mexico N of 26N W of 87W

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...E winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU NIGHT... TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. E winds 20 to
30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.FRI... TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. SE winds 35 to
45 kt, increasing to 45 to 55 kt in the afternoon. Seas 8 to
13 ft.
.FRI NIGHT... HURRICANE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SE winds 50 to
60 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.SAT... TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.SAT NIGHT... TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.SUN... TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.SUN NIGHT... TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON... TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

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

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.OVERNIGHT...E winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU... TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. E winds 25 to 35 kt.
Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.THU NIGHT... TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. SE winds 35 to
45 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.FRI... TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. S winds 45 to 55 kt.
Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT... TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. SE winds 45 to
55 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt after midnight. Seas 5 to
7 ft.
.SAT... TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT... TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.
.MON... TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

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

.OVERNIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt within 60 nm of coast of
Veracruz, and W 15 to 25 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...NW winds 10 to 20 kt within 60 nm of coast of Veracruz,
and SW 20 to 30 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 to 4 ft within 60 nm of
coast of Veracruz, and 4 to 6 ft elsewhere.
.THU NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt, shifting to S after midnight.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds less than 10 kt within 60 nm of coast of
Veracruz, and E 10 to 20 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...SE winds less than 10 kt within 60 nm of coast of
Veracruz, and SE 10 to 20 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds less than 10 kt within 60 nm of coast of
Veracruz, and E 10 to 20 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 ft in the evening,
subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.MON...SE winds less than 10 kt within 60 nm of coast of
Veracruz, and SE 10 to 20 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 ft.

Gulf of Mexico E of 87W

.OVERNIGHT...NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than
10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...NE winds less than 10 kt, shifting to NW in the
afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft in the evening,
subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to W in the afternoon.
Seas 2 ft or less.


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