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HF Voice Broadcast (Gulf of Mexico)



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FZNT32 KNHC 081428
OFFN21

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
928 AM EST THU DEC 8 2016

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 STRONG COLD FRONT FROM PANAMA CITY FLORIDA TO NE
MEXICO WILL MOVE ACROSS MOST OF THE GULF TODAY...REACHING FROM
SW FLORIDA TO VERACRUZ MEXICO BY THIS EVENING. STRONG TO GALE
FORCE WINDS WILL SPREAD SOUTHWARD ACROSS MUCH OF THE WESTERN
GULF BEHIND THIS FRONT THROUGH LATE FRI AS IT REACHES THE
SOUTHERN GULF. WINDS AND SEAS WILL DIMINISH VERY SLOWLY SAT AND
SAT NIGHT ACROSS THE SW GULF AS THE FRONT SINKS INTO THE NW
CARIBBEAN. THE NEXT FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE NW GULF
WATERS MON. 

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT WITH
FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT...BUILDING TO 8 TO
11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT... SUBSIDING TO
8 TO 11 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. 
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 

GULF OF MEXICO FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 87W

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO
8 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO GALE FORCE.
SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. 
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT. 
.MON...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO SE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 

SW GULF OF MEXICO S OF 22N W OF 87W

...GALE WARNING...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE FRI NIGHT...

.TODAY...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...VARIABLE WINDS LESS
THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON... SEAS
2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON...SEAS 2 FT OR LESS. 
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND NE 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST
OF VERACRUZ...SEAS 8 TO 11 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.FRI...NW WINDS 30 TO 40 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...
AND NE 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 13 TO 18 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF
COAST OF VERACRUZ...AND 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE. 
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND NE 15 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT WITHIN
60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...AND 8 TO 13 FT ELSEWHERE. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. 
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. 
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. 
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. 
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. 
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. 
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. 
.MON...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. 
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.