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FZNT32 KNHC 230211
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1011 PM EDT WED MAR 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...A THERMAL TROUGH WILL DEVELOP OVER THE YUCATAN
PENINSULA EACH AFTERNOON...MOVE W ACROSS THE BAY OF CAMPECHE
OVERNIGHT AND DISSIPATE BY LATE MORNING EACH DAY. HIGH PRES
RIDGE EXTENDING SW OVER THE GULF FROM THE ATLC WILL MAINTAIN A
TIGHT PRES GRADIENT...SUPPORTING STRONG E TO SE WINDS ACROSS
MOST OF THE GULF THU NIGHT THROUGH SAT MORNING. A FRESH TO
LOCALLY STRONG E BREEZE IS EXPECTED ALONG THE N COASTS OF THE
YUCATAN AND CUBA LATE SAT.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...S OF 22N E OF 93W N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4
TO 6 FT. ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...FROM 20N TO 22N BETWEEN 88W AND 92W NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...FROM 21N TO 23N BETWEEN 88W AND 92W NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...FROM 21N TO 22N BETWEEN 88W AND 92W NE TO E WINDS
20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S OF 22N BETWEEN 88W AND 90W NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25
KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.


GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.



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