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FZNT32 KNHC 191505
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1005 AM EST THU JAN 19 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 COLD FRONT ACCOMPANIED BY ACTIVE WEATHER WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE N GULF WATERS TODAY...THEN DISSIPATE OVER THE N
CENTRAL WATERS EARLY FRI. A STRONG COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO
SWEEP ACROSS THE ENTIRE GULF OVER THE WEEKEND ACCOMPANIED BY A
SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN WINDS AND SEAS. STRONG TO GALE FORCE
WINDS ARE EXPECTED AHEAD AND BEHIND THE FRONT.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT... BUILDING TO 10 TO
15 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT... SUBSIDING TO
8 TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT... SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO
13 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT... SUBSIDING
TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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

.TODAY...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...VARIABLE WINDS LESS
THAN 10 KT...BECOMING SE LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...
DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...SE
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT... BUILDING TO 8 TO
13 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT... BUILDING TO
11 TO 16 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 8 TO 12 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.



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