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FZNT32 KNHC 041455
OFFN21

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
955 AM EST SUN DEC 4 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 FRONTAL BOUNDARY OVER THE NW GULF WILL MEANDER
FROM JUST OFFSHORE TO NEAR THE COAST THROUGH TONIGHT. A COLD
FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE GULF WATERS MON AND TUE FOLLOWED BY
FRESH TO STRONG WINDS THROUGH MON NIGHT. A STRONGER COLD FRONT
IS FORECAST TO ENTER THE NW GULF ON WED NIGHT FOLLOWED BY STRONG
TO GALE FORCE WINDS THROUGH THU NIGHT.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E LESS THAN
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT... BUILDING TO 6 TO
9 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

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

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE THU AND THU NIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT 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. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON...HIGHEST W OF 95W. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 8
TO 12 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...HIGHEST W OF 95W. SEAS 9
TO 15 FT IN N TO NE SWELL.

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

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE THU NIGHT...

.TODAY...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND SE 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND SE 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...SW WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT...SHIFTING TO N IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS
10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO S IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...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...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W OF 95W...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 12 TO 18 FT IN
N SWELL. ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT IN NE
SWELL.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...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...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. 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 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.


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