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FZNT32 KNHC 062127
OFFN21

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
427 PM EST TUE DEC 6 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 MOVING SE ACROSS THE GULF HAS STALLED
ACROSS THE BAY OF CAMPECHE FROM 18.5N93.5N TO 22.5N92W...THEN
CONTINUES NE TO JUST N OF TAMPA BAY LATE THIS AFTERNOON. THE E
HALF OF FRONT WILL MOVE SLOWLY SE OVERNIGHT AND REACH FROM NEAR
24N90W TO NAPLES FLORIDA WED MORNING...THEN DRIFT N TO ALONG 25N
AND WEAKEN BY THU MORNING. A STRONGER COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO
ENTER THE NW GULF THU MORNING AND GRADUALLY MERGE WITH THE OLD
FRONT...AND PRODUCE STRONG TO GALE FORCE WINDS THROUGH FRI
NIGHT.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E LESS THAN
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO
3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT
WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT W
OF 94W. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...VARIABLE WINDS LESS
THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT... BUILDING TO 6
TO 9 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT
WITHIN 90 NM OF COAST. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TONIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...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 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.



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