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FZNT32 KNHC 071410
OFFN21

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
910 AM EST WED DEC 7 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...A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY EXTENDING FROM SW FLORIDA TO
THE SW GULF WILL DRIFT NORTHWARD TODAY...REACHING THE CENTRAL
GULF BY THURSDAY MORNING WHILE WEAKENING FURTHER. A STRONGER
COLD FRONT WILL EMERGE OFF THE COAST OF TEXAS AND LOUISIANA BY
THURSDAY MORNING AND GRADUALLY MERGE WITH THE OLD FRONT. STRONG
TO GALE FORCE WINDS WILL FOLLOWED THE STRONG COLD FRONT FORECAST
TO CROSS THE GULF WATERS THU AND THU NIGHT.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TODAY...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE 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...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT W OF 96W...AND NE 20 TO 30 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT 30 TO 40 KT S OF 24N W
OF 96W EARLY. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE FRI...

.TODAY...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT LATE. SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
.FRI...N WINDS 30 TO 40 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO 10 TO
15 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TODAY...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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