897  
FZNT32 KNHC 030333  
OFFN21  
 
MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST  
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI, FL  
1033 PM EST TUE JAN 2 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
 
SURFACE TROUGH PERSISTS FROM NEAR 26N96W TO  
19N94.5W. OTHERWISE, HIGH PRESSURE WITH FRESH TO STRONG NE WINDS  
PREVAILS OVER THE REMAINDER OF THE BASIN. REINFORCING COLD AIR  
WILL REINTRODUCE GALE FORCE WINDS W OF THE TROUGH ACROSS THE  
WATERS FROM TAMPICO TO VERACRUZ TONIGHT THROUGH WED. WINDS AND  
SEAS WILL DIMINISH THU THROUGH SAT AS STRONG HIGH PRES OVER THE  
UNITED STATES SLIDES EASTWARD.  
 
GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W  
   
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
WED
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.   
THU
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
FRI
 
NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING, SUBSIDING  
TO 2 FT OR LESS.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS, BUILDING TO 3 FT  
IN THE AFTERNOON.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.  
 
GULF OF MEXICO FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 87W  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.    
WED
 
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT EXCEPT 30 TO 35 KT W OF TROUGH. SEAS  
8 TO 11 FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN  
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
FRI
 
NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
SAT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.  
 
SW GULF OF MEXICO S OF 22N W OF 87W  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ, N WINDS 10 TO  
15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. ELSEWHERE, NE  
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
WED
 
WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ, N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT.  
ELSEWHERE, N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE  
AFTERNOON. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF  
VERACRUZ, AND N 15 TO 25 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ,  
AND N 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN  
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
FRI
 
NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.    
SAT
 
NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
SUN
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.  
 
GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W  
   
TONIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
WED
 
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
THU
 
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
FRI
 
N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
SAT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.    
SUN
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
SUN NIGHT
 
E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.  
 
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