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FZNT32 KNHC 280846
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
446 AM EDT TUE MAR 28 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...HIGH PRES OVER THE WESTERN ATLC WILL MAINTAIN E TO
SE RETURN FLOW OVER THE GULF THROUGH THU. THE PRES GRADIENT WILL
TIGHTEN TUE BETWEEN THE HIGH AND DEEPENING LOW PRES OVER THE S
PLAINS RESULTING IN INCREASING SE WINDS OVER MUCH OF THE WESTERN
AND CENTRAL GULF THROUGH THU. A COLD FRONT WILL REACH THE TEXAS
COAST WED NIGHT AND MOVE OVER THE NW GULF EARLY ON THU. THE
FRONT WILL OVER ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF THROUGH FRI WHILE
WEAKENING. A THERMAL TROUGH WILL BRING FRESH TO STRONG WINDS TO
THE E BAY OF CAMPECHE EACH NIGHT THIS WEEK.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TODAY...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S OF 25N...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. N
OF 25N...SE TO S WINDS 15 T0 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF 25N...AND
5 TO 7 FT N OF 25N.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT S OF
25N...AND 4 TO 6 FT N OF 25N.
.SAT...S OF 25N...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. N OF
25N...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT IN SW SWELL.
.SAT NIGHT...S OF 25N...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4
FT. N OF 25N...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.


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