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FZNT32 KNHC 180844
OFFN21

Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
344 AM EST Thu Jan 18 2018

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 extends from southern Florida
across the SE Gulf to the Yucatan Peninsula. The front will move
south of the basin later this morning. High pressure behind the
front will slowly shift eastward along the US gulf coast through
Friday. The next cold front will reach the Texas coast Sun night.

Gulf of Mexico N of 26N W of 87W

.TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. 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.
.SUN...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to NW 10 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.

Gulf of Mexico from 22N to 26N W of 87W

.TODAY...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

SW Gulf of Mexico S of 22N W of 87W

.TODAY...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft.
.TONIGHT...NW winds 10 to 20 kt within 60 nm of coast of
Veracruz, and E 15 to 25 kt elsewhere. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.FRI...Within 60 nm of coast of Veracruz, NW winds 10 to 15 kt,
shifting to N in the afternoon. Elsewhere, E winds 10 to 20 kt.
Seas 6 to 8 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...E winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.

Gulf of Mexico E of 87W

.TODAY...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...E winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.



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