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FZNT32 KNHC 232005
OFFN21

Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
405 PM EDT Wed May 23 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...Surface high pressure centered in the Atlantic
ridging into the northeastern Gulf will shift eastward through
early Thu. A broad surface low just north of Belize is expected
to further develop off the northern coast of the Yucatan
Peninsula Fri morning. The tropical low will move slowly
northward in the eastern Gulf this weekend with up to near gale
force winds and associated seas east of the low. The low will
reach the offshore waters of SE Louisiana Sun morning and move
inland Mon morning.

Gulf of Mexico N of 26N W of 87W

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU...E winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

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

.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...E winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...NE winds less than 10 kt, shifting to N in the afternoon.
Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...NW winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than
10 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to S after midnight.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

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

.TONIGHT...NE winds less than 10 kt within 60 nm of coast of
Veracruz, and NE 10 to 15 kt elsewhere. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming N less than
10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds less than 10 kt within 60 nm of coast of
Veracruz, and N 10 to 15 kt elsewhere. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...E winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON...SE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...E winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

Gulf of Mexico E of 87W

.TONIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.THU...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...E to SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI...E to SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE to S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.


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