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FZNT32 KNHC 292030
OFFN21

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
430 PM EDT SAT APR 29 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...STRONG SE TO S WINDS WILL PERSIST FROM THE STRAITS
OF FLORIDA TO THE NW GULF THROUGH TONIGHT AHEAD OF AN
APPROACHING COLD FRONT. STRONG TO NEAR GALE FORCE WINDS WILL
FOLLOW THE FRONT AS IT MOVES OFF THE TEXAS COAST EARLY SUN...
WITH WINDS REACHING MINIMAL GALE FORCE OFF TAMPICO AND VERACRUZ
ON SUN. THE FRONT WILL WEAKEN AS IT SLOWLY MOVES TOWARD THE
EASTERN GULF MON...DISSIPATING OVER THE EASTERN GULF TUE WITH
ATLC HIGH PRES RIDGING BACK IN THROUGH WED. ANOTHER COLD FRONT
MAY ENTER THE NW GULF THU AND THU NIGHT FOLLOWED GALE FORCE
WINDS.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 25 KT BEHIND
FRONT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E OF FRONT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. W OF
FRONT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON...E OF FRONT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. W OF FRONT...
N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.THU...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.

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

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

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 25 TO 35 KT
BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E OF FRONT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7
FT. W OF FRONT...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON...E OF FRONT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. W OF FRONT...N TO
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 30 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.

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

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

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW TON 25 TO 35 KT
BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT BEHIND FRONT.
.SUN NIGHT...E OF FRONT...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.
W OF FRONT...NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...E OF FRONT...SE TO S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. W OF
FRONT...NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW TO N 30 TO 35 KT BEHIND
FRONT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FT BEHIND FRONT.
.THU NIGHT...E OF FRONT SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
W OF FRONT...NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.


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