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FZNT32 KNHC 091507
OFFN21

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1007 AM EST FRI DEC 9 2016

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 FROM THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA TO 22N93W
TO 18.5N94W WILL MOVE INTO THE YUCATAN CHANNEL LATER TODAY.
WINDS TO GALE FORCE PERSIST ALONG THE COAST OF MEXICO FROM MOUTH
OF THE RIO GRANDE TO SOUTH OF VERACRUZ...WITH MAXIMUM SEAS TO
21 FT. FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE OVER THE NW GULF WILL END
THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS ARE FORECAST TO SLOWLY DIMINISH ON SAT AND
SAT NIGHT ALONG WITH THE SEAS SLOW TO SUBSIDE AS THE STRONG HIGH
PRES SLIDES E WHILE WEAKENING. A WEAK COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO
APPROACH THE NORTHERN GULF TUE.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. FREQUENT GUSTS TO 35 KT ENDING THIS
AFTERNOON. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT... SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND N 15 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT WITHIN
60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...AND 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND NE 15 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT WITHIN
60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...AND 8 TO 13 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...
AND E 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF
COAST OF VERACRUZ...AND 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.



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