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FZNT32 KNHC 281454
OFFN21

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1054 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 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...HIGH PRES OVER THE W ATLC WILL MAINTAIN E TO SE
RETURN FLOW OVER THE GULF THROUGH THU. THE PRES GRADIENT WILL
TIGHTEN TODAY BETWEEN THE HIGH AND DEEPENING LOW PRES OVER THE S
PLAINS RESULTING IN INCREASING SE WINDS OVER MUCH OF THE W AND
CENTRAL GULF THROUGH THU. A COLD FRONT WITH TSTMS WILL REACH THE
TEXAS COAST WED NIGHT...CROSSING THE N GULF THROUGH FRI WHILE
WEAKENING. A THERMAL TROUGH WILL BRING FRESH TO STRONG NOCTURNAL
WINDS TO THE E BAY OF CAMPECHE THROUGH THU.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.THIS AFTERNOON...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING
TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.



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