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FZNT32 KNHC 230819
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
319 AM EST MON JAN 23 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 STRONG COLD FRONT WILL EXIT THE SE GULF THIS
MORNING. A LARGE AREA OF GALE FORCE WINDS OVER THE CENTRAL AND
EASTERN GULF WILL DIMINISH THROUGH THE AFTERNOON...WITH LARGE
AND DANGEROUS SEAS PROPAGATING EASTWARD THROUGH TONIGHT.
CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE TUE THROUGH WED AS HIGH PRES BUILDS IN
THE WAKE OF THE FRONT. THE NEXT COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NW
GULF WED... THEN ACROSS THE BASIN THROUGH THU NIGHT. THE FRONT
WILL STALL FROM THE STRAITS OF FLORIDA TO THE SW GULF ALONG 22N
FRI.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 35 KT THROUGH THE
MORNING. SEAS 9 TO 16 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 11 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 35 KT THROUGH THE
MORNING. SEAS 8 TO 15 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND NW 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...E WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...N WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...EXCEPT 20 TO 30 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF
VERACRUZ. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 7 TO 10 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF
VERACRUZ.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT 25 TO 35 KT N OF 24N.
SEAS 13 TO 19 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 TO 12 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO W IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S LESS
THAN 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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