558  
FZNT32 KNHC 160244  
OFFN21  
 
MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST  
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI, FL  
1044 PM EDT MON OCT 15 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 FROM S CENTRAL LOUISIANA TO NE MEXICO  
NEAR 24N98W WILL DRIFT SE AND S TONIGHT, STALLING THROUGH THU,  
WEAKENING THEREAFTER. FRESH TO STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS BEHIND THE  
FRONT WILL INCREASE TO MINIMAL GALE FORCE IN THE W CENTRAL AND  
SW GULF TUE NIGHT THROUGH THU NIGHT. WINDS WILL DIMINISH BELOW  
GALE FORCE BY FRI AS THE FRONT WEAKENS. THE FRONT MAY GET  
REINFORCED AND PUSHED E LATE THIS UPCOMING WEEKEND.  
 
GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
W OF FRONT, N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7  
FT. E OF FRONT, E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.   
TUE
 
W OF FRONT, N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. E OF  
FRONT, NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.   
TUE NIGHT
 
W OF FRONT, N TO NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8  
FT. E OF FRONT, NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.   
WED
 
W OF FRONT, NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. E OF  
FRONT, NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.  
SEAS 5 TO 6 FT, BUILDING TO 6 TO 7 FT LATE.   
WED NIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.    
THU
 
N OF FRONT, NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. S OF  
FRONT, NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.   
THU NIGHT
 
N OF FRONT, NE TO E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8  
FT. S OF FRONT, E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.   
FRI
 
N OF FRONT, E WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. S OF  
FRONT, SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT W OF FRONT, AND E TO SE 5  
TO 10 KT E OF FRONT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT IN E TO SE SWELL.    
SAT
 
NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT, INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT LATE.  
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT, BUILDING TO 5 TO 6 FT LATE.   
SAT NIGHT
 
NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT, BUILDING TO 7  
TO 10 FT LATE.  
GULF OF MEXICO FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 87W  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
.OVERNIGHT..W OF FRONT, NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6  
FT, BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT LATE. E OF FRONT, E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15  
KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.   
TUE
 
W OF FRONT, NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. E OF  
FRONT, E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.   
TUE NIGHT
 
W OF FRONT, NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10  
FT. E OF FRONT, N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.   
WED
 
W OF FRONT, NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. E  
OF FRONT, N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.   
WED NIGHT
 
W OF FRONT, NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10  
FT. E OF FRONT, N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.   
THU
 
W OF FRONT, NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. E  
OF FRONT, E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.   
THU NIGHT
 
W OF FRONT, NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9  
FT. E OF FRONT, NE TO E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.   
FRI
 
W OF FRONT, NW TO N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. E OF  
FRONT, SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
W OF FRONT, NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8  
FT. E OF FRONT, E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.   
SAT
 
W OF FRONT, NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT. E OF  
FRONT NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
W OF FRONT, NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10  
FT. E OF FRONT, N TO NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.  
 
SW GULF OF MEXICO S OF 22N W OF 87W  
   
..GALE WARNING
 
 
   
OVERNIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT, BECOMING NW TO N 25 TO 30 KT  
BEHIND FRONT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT, BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT BEHIND FRONT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
TUE
 
W OF FRONT, NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. E  
OF FRONT, VARIABLE WINDS 5 KT OR LESS. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
TUE NIGHT
 
W OF FRONT, NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10  
FT. E OF FRONT, N WINDS 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.    
WED
 
W OF FRONT, NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. E  
OF FRONT, N TO NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.  
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.    
WED NIGHT
 
W OF FRONT, NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11  
FT. E OF FRONT, NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.   
THU
 
W OF FRONT, NW TO N 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT. E OF  
FRONT, N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.   
THU NIGHT
 
W OF FRONT, NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9  
FT. E OF FRONT, E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.   
FRI
 
W OF FRONT, NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. E OF  
FRONT, N TO NE WINS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.   
FRI NIGHT
 
W OF FRONT, NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8  
FT. E OF FRONT, N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.   
SAT
 
W OF FRONT, NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT. E  
OF FRONT, NW TO N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.   
SAT NIGHT
 
W OF FRONT, NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9  
FT. E OF FRONT, N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.  
 
GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W  
   
OVERNIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
TUE
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
TUE NIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
WED
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
WED NIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
THU
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
THU NIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
FRI
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
FRI NIGHT
 
E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.    
SAT
 
E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.    
SAT NIGHT
 
NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 4 FT.  
 
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