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FZNT32 KNHC 052055
OFFN21

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
355 PM EST MON DEC 5 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 EXTENDING FROM A 1005 MB LOW PRES NEAR
28N94W TO NEAR 20N96W WILL MOVE EASTWARD ACROSS THE GULF WATERS
THROUGH TUE...WITH FRESH TO STRONG WINDS BEHIND THE FRONT TODAY.
A STRONGER COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO ENTER THE NW GULF ON WED
NIGHT FOLLOWED BY STRONG TO GALE FORCE WINDS THROUGH FRI NIGHT.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
VARIABLE 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 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 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

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO N IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE 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 LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 8
TO 13 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. 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.

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

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...N WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
ELSEWHERE...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND NE 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...SE WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT.
ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT... BUILDING TO
6 TO 8 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT... BUILDING TO 8 TO
13 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NE 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 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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.



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