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FZNT32 KNHC 170815
OFFN21

Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
415 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 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 from the Florida Big Bend to the Bay of
Campeche will slow while continuing SE and gradually lose
identity across the far SE Gulf waters on Tue night through Wed.
Gale force northwesterly winds will continue within 90 nm of the
Mexican coast from 94W to 96W through this evening. Strong post-
gale NW flow will then continue through Wed evening. A fresh to
locally strong E breeze is expected across the northern Gulf
waters on Thu and Fri, except a fresh SE return flow will set up
across the NW Gulf waters on Thu night, and continue through Sat
night with the next cold front expected on Sun.

Gulf of Mexico N of 26N W of 87W

.TODAY...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

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

.TODAY...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW winds 25 to 35 kt within 90 nm of coast of Veracruz,
and NE 10 to 20 kt elsewhere. Seas 10 to 15 ft within 60 nm of
coast of Veracruz, and 6 to 8 ft elsewhere.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt within 60 nm of coast of
Veracruz, and NE 10 to 20 kt elsewhere. Within 60 nm of coast of
Veracruz, seas 8 to 13 ft, subsiding to 7 to 10 ft after
midnight. Elsewhere, seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...NW winds 15 to 25 kt within 60 nm of coast of Veracruz,
and NE 10 to 15 kt elsewhere. Seas 6 to 9 ft within 60 nm of
coast of Veracruz, and 5 to 7 ft elsewhere.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...E winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Gulf of Mexico E of 87W

.TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.WED...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.



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