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FZNT32 KNHC 232003
OFFN21

Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
403 PM EDT Mon Apr 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...A cold front extends from the Florida Panhandle near
Apalachicola to 26N87W to near Tuxpan, Mexico. The cold will
reach from near Tampa Bay to the eastern Bay of Campeche Tue
morning, and will be across the Straits of Florida and the SE
Gulf by Wed morning while it will remain nearly stationary over
the eastern Bay of Campeche. The the front is forecast to move
SE of the area on Wed. Weak high pres will build across the area
behind the front. Another weak cold front is expected to move to
just offshore the Texas coast early on Thu. This next cold front
is expected to reach the eastern gulf by Fri night.

Gulf of Mexico N of 26N W of 87W

.TONIGHT...NW winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the evening,
subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.WED...NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...E winds less than 10 kt. 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...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds less than 10 kt, shifting to E after
midnight. Seas 2 ft or less.

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

.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TUE...NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.TUE NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.WED...NE winds less than 10 kt, shifting to E in the afternoon.
Seas 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.THU...E winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the morning,
subsiding to 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building
to 3 ft after midnight.
.SAT...E winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

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

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

Gulf of Mexico E of 87W

.TONIGHT...NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE...W winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TUE NIGHT...W winds less than 10 kt, shifting to NW after
midnight. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less, building to
3 ft in the afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 3 ft in the evening, subsiding
to 2 ft or less.
.THU...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.THU NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming NW less
than 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI...NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.SAT NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.



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