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FZNT32 KNHC 102033
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
333 PM EST SAT DEC 10 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...STRONG HIGH PRESSURE N OF THE BASIN WILL DOMINATE
THE REGION THIS WEEKEND AS IT SLIDES EAST AND WEAKENS INTO EARLY
NEXT WEEK. GALE FORCE WINDS OVER THE FAR SW WATERS WILL DIMINISH
BY THIS EVENING. RETURN FLOW WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE AREA EARLY
NEXT WEEK...BEFORE A WEAK COLD FRONT APPROACHES THE FAR NORTHERN
GULF WED. THE WEAK FRONT WILL STALL IN THE NORTHERN GULF WED
NIGHT...PUSHING S THROUGH THU NIGHT AS HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM
THE N.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR
LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...S WINDS 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...SE 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. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...S OF 21N W OF 94W...NW TO N WINDS 30 TO 35
KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 25 KT AROUND SUNSET. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...E 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.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO E AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...EXCEPT 20 TO 25 KT SE GULF.
SEAS 5 TO 8 FT...EXCEPT UP TO 12 FT STRAITS OF FLORIDA.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
VARIABLE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.



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