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FZNT32 KNHC 202000
OFFN21

Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
400 PM 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 slowing cold front extends from Tampa Bay Florida
to 26N90W then becomes stationary to extreme northeast Mexico.
The front will stall east to west along 26N late this evening.
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 finally
southeast of the gulf waters late Wed.

Gulf of Mexico N of 26N W of 87W

.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 3 to 5 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.
.WED...N winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

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

.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 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.

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

.TONIGHT...Within 60 nm of coast of Veracruz, NE winds 10 to
15 kt, shifting to E after midnight. Within 60 nm of the west
coast of the Yucatan Peninsula NE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 4 ft.
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...NE winds less than 10 kt within 60 nm of coast of
Veracruz, and SE 10 to 15 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.MON...NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning,
subsiding to 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 ft after midnight.
.WED...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.

Gulf of Mexico E of 87W

.TONIGHT...NE winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 15 to 25 kt
after midnight. Seas 2 ft or less, building to 3 ft after
midnight.
.SAT...E winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 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. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building
to 3 to 4 ft after midnight.
.WED...NW winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.



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