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FZNT32 KNHC 090345
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1045 PM EST THU DEC 8 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 STRONG COLD FRONT IS MOVING SE ACROSS THE GULF
FROM S CENTRAL FLORIDA TO LOW PRES NEAR 24.5N95W 1015 MB TO JUST
N OF VERACRUZ MEXICO THIS EVENING. STRONG TO GALE FORCE WINDS
WILL SPREAD SOUTHWARD ACROSS MUCH OF THE WESTERN GULF BEHIND
THIS FRONT THROUGH LATE FRI AS THE FRONT REACHES TO ALONG 23N
ACROSS THE SOUTHERN GULF AND THEN SW INTO THE CENTRAL BAY OF
CAMPECHE. WINDS AND SEAS WILL DIMINISH VERY SLOWLY SAT AND SAT
NIGHT ACROSS THE SW GULF AS THE FRONT SINKS S TO THE N YUCATAN
PENINSULA AND CHANNEL. THE NEXT FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO
THE NW GULF WATERS MON.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

...GALE WARNING W OF 90W...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT EXCEPT 25 TO 35 KT W OF 90W. SEAS
9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT... SUBSIDING TO
8 TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 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 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT EXCEPT NW TO N 30 TO 40 KT W OF
FRONT. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...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 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND NE 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST
OF VERACRUZ...SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...
AND NE 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF
COAST OF VERACRUZ...AND 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI NIGHT...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...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT 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

.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...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...SE 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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