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FZNT32 KNHC 201417
OFFN21

Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
1017 AM EDT Fri Apr 20 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 cold front extends from Tampa Bay Florida to
26N90W then becomes stationary to northeast Mexico. The front
will stall east to west along 26N late this afternoon. Remnants
of the front will lift north as a warm front on Sat ahead of a
second cold front reaching the Texas coast around sunrise on Sun
preceded by a line of thunderstorms. This second cold front will
reach from the Mississippi Delta to the Bay of Campeche on Sun
night, from the Florida Big bend to the Yucatan Peninsula on Mon
night, then drift southeast on Tue and move southeast of the
gulf waters late Wed.

Gulf of Mexico N of 26N W of 87W

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft in the evening,
subsiding to 2 ft or less.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...E winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.

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

.THIS AFTERNOON...N winds less than 10 kt within 60 nm of coast
of Veracruz, and E 10 to 15 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...Within 60 nm of coast of Veracruz, NE winds 10 to
15 kt, shifting to E after midnight. Elsewhere, NE winds 10 to
20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building
to 3 ft after midnight.
.TUE...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building
to 3 to 4 ft after midnight.

Gulf of Mexico E of 87W

.THIS AFTERNOON...NE winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...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 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...S winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to SW in the afternoon.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...W winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.



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