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FZNT32 KNHC 170303
OFFN21

Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1003 PM EST Sat Dec 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 warm front extends from 28N87W to 1013 mb low pres
located near 28N96W. A frontal trough stretches from the low
center to near 18N94W. The low will move inland tonight with the
frontal trough extending from 30N92W to 25N97W by early Sun
morning, then it will lift northward into Texas by Sun night.
High pres will settle in over the area Sunday night through
Monday night, then move eastward Tuesday night through Wednesday
as a weak cold front moves across the northern waters.

Gulf of Mexico N of 26N W of 87W

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds less than 10 kt, shifting to SE after
midnight. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

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

.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...SE winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

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

.TONIGHT...Within 60 nm of coast of Veracruz, NE winds less than
10 kt, shifting to SE after midnight. Elsewhere, SE winds 10 to
20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...Within 60 nm of coast of Veracruz, Variable winds less
than 10 kt, becoming E less than 10 kt in the afternoon.
Elsewhere, SE winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to E in the afternoon.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds less than 10 kt within 60 nm of coast of
Veracruz, and E 10 to 15 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...Within 60 nm of coast of Veracruz, S winds less than
10 kt, shifting to NE in the afternoon. Elsewhere, E winds 10 to
15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...E winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...E winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning,
subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...E winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning,
subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to
3 to 4 ft after midnight.

Gulf of Mexico E of 87W

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED...S winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...S winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the evening,
subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.THU...SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 ft or less.



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