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FZNT32 KNHC 220851
OFFN21

Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
351 AM EST Thu Feb 22 2018

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 weak cold front across the Texas coastal waters
will stall this morning before moving back inland this
afternoon. Strong high pressure across the W Atlc will maintain
a ridge extending W across the Gulf coast states to produce
fresh return flow across most of the basin, except strong winds
through the Straits of Florida and across central portion of the
Gulf. A weak cold front will drift into the Texas coastal waters
early Sun and stall there through Sun before moving SE and
reaching FL Panhandle to Veracruz Mexico Mon afternoon.

Gulf of Mexico N of 26N W of 87W

.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to SE in the afternoon.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

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

.TODAY...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.FRI...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

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

.TODAY...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.TONIGHT...Within 60 nm of coast of Veracruz, E winds 10 to
15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt after midnight. Elsewhere,
E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...E winds less than 10 kt within 60 nm of coast of
Veracruz, and E 10 to 15 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds less than 10 kt, shifting to SE after
midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to E in the afternoon.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds less than 10 kt, shifting to E after
midnight. Seas 3 ft.

Gulf of Mexico E of 87W

.TODAY...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...S winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming E less
than 10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 ft in the evening, subsiding
to 2 ft or less.



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