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FZNT32 KNHC 211430
OFFN21

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
930 AM EST TUE FEB 21 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 TROUGH ALONG THE TEXAS COAST COAST WILL RACE E AND
MERGE WITH A COLD FRONT CURRENTLY EXTENDING S FROM THE W FLORIDA
PANHANDLE TO THE BAY OF CAMPECHE. THE MERGED FRONT WILL REACH A
POSITION FROM THE E FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO THE YUCATAN CHANNEL
TONIGHT...WITH A SURFACE LOW DEVELOPING ALONG THE FRONT NEAR
28N85W. THE LOW WILL MOVE SE ON WED AND CROSS FLORIDA ALONG 27N
DRAGGING THE FRONT THROUGH THE FLORIDA STRAITS THROUGH LATE FRI.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SW IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO S IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...N WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...SHIFTING TO SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS
10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND W 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 FT WITHIN 60 NM
OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.WED NIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...VARIABLE WINDS
LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S LESS THAN 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
ELSEWHERE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF
COAST OF VERACRUZ...AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.THU...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING... SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR
LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT EXCEPT SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT
E OF LOW AND FRONT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT EXCEPT SE WINDS 20 TO
25 KT E OF LOW AND FRONT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.


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