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FZNT32 KNHC 192137
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
437 PM EST THU JAN 19 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 WEAK COLD FRONT ACCOMPANIED BY ACTIVE WEATHER
ACROSS THE NW GULF WILL MOVE NE ACROSS THE N CENTRAL GULF WATERS
THROUGH FRI...THEN DISSIPATE. A STRONG COLD FRONT IS FORECAST TO
SWEEP ACROSS THE ENTIRE GULF OVER THE WEEKEND ACCOMPANIED BY A
SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN WINDS AND SEAS. STRONG TO GALE FORCE
WINDS ARE EXPECTED BOTH AHEAD AND BEHIND THE FRONT.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT... BUILDING TO 10 TO
15 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT... SUBSIDING TO
8 TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO
13 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT... SUBSIDING TO
8 TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO S AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT... BUILDING TO
11 TO 16 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT...SUBSIDING
TO 8 TO 12 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING VARIABLE
WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING S LESS
THAN 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.



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