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FZNT32 KNHC 190851
OFFN21

Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
451 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 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...An east to west ridge across the northern Gulf
waters will shift east ahead of a cold front entering the
northwest Gulf. The front will stall from southwest Florida to
south Texas on Fri, then lift back north as a weak warm front on
Sat ahead of a second cold front reaching the Texas coast late
Sat night. The second cold front will reach from the western
Florida Panhandle to the SW Gulf on Sun night, and from Tampa
Bay to the Yucatan Peninsula on on Mon.

Gulf of Mexico N of 26N W of 87W

.TODAY...N winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...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...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 5 ft.
.MON NIGHT...NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

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

.TODAY...E winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to NE in the afternoon.
Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI...E winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 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...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N 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, shifting to N in the afternoon. Elsewhere, E winds 10 to
15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt in the afternoon. Seas
3 to 5 ft.
.TONIGHT...NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI...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.
.FRI NIGHT...Within 60 nm of coast of Veracruz, NE winds less
than 10 kt, shifting to E after midnight. Elsewhere, NE winds
10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN...E winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds less than 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt
after midnight. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt in
the afternoon. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Gulf of Mexico E of 87W

.TODAY...SE winds 10 kt in the morning, becoming variable winds
less than 10 kt. Seas 2 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...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...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...E winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...SE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...S winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.MON...SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.
.MON NIGHT...W winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.


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