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FZNT32 KNHC 240956
OFFN21

Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
450 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 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 NE Florida to Sarasota
to 23N89W and to Veracruz, Mexico. The cold front will reach
from near Naples to the eastern Bay of Campeche this evening,
and from the Straits of Florida to the southeast gulf by Wed
morning while it will remain nearly stationary over the eastern
Bay of Campeche. The front is forecast to move southeast 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 Wed night and across the NW Gulf Thu
followed by gentle to moderate northerly flow. This next cold
front is expected to slow down as it reaches the eastern gulf
Fri and Fri night, then move east of the area Sat followed by
weak high pres.

Gulf of Mexico N of 26N W of 87W

.TODAY...NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.TONIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED...NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.WED NIGHT...E winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU...Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming NW less than
10 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT...NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

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

.TODAY...NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 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 to 4 ft.
.THU...E winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI...NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

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

.TODAY...Within 60 nm of coast of Veracruz, NE winds less than
10 kt. Elsewhere, NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds less than 10 kt within 60 nm of coast of
Veracruz, and NE 10 to 15 kt elsewhere. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.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...Within 60 nm of coast of Veracruz, E winds 10 to 15
kt. Elsewhere, 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 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Gulf of Mexico E of 87W

.TODAY...W winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...NW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED...N winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...N winds 10 kt. Seas 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 W 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...NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.



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