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FZNT32 KNHC 220907
OFFN21

Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
507 AM EDT Sun Oct 22 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...Moderate SE winds W of 90W. Fresh to strong E winds
N of 23N E of 86W. A cold front will reach NW waters today after
sunrise. The cold front will extend from the FL Big Bend to the
central Gulf of Mexico to the SW corner of the area near
18.5N95W around sunrise on Monday. Gale-force N winds are
forecast in the coastal areas of Veracruz Mexico, starting
around noon on Monday. The gale-force winds are forecast to last
for 24 hours or so. The front is expected to reach from Sarasota
Florida to NW Cuba by Tuesday afternoon. Strong high pressure
will build southeastward across the area in the wake of the
front. Winds will remain in the moderate to fresh categories in
the SW Gulf through the end of the week while gentle to moderate
winds will prevail elsewhere.

Gulf of Mexico N of 26N W of 87W

.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 20 kt
after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt
after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming S less than
10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 3 ft in the morning, subsiding to
2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

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

.TODAY...SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...SE winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

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

...GALE WARNING...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to
3 to 4 ft after midnight.
.MON...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 4 to 6 ft, building to 6 to 9 ft in the afternoon.
Elsewhere, seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt within 60 nm of coast of
Veracruz, and N 15 to 25 kt elsewhere. Seas 6 to 9 ft within 60
nm of coast of Veracruz, and 4 to 6 ft elsewhere.
.TUE...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.WED...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.THU...E winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Gulf of Mexico E of 87W

.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.WED...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.THU...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.


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