Gulf of Mexico (Voice) Offshore Forecast


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FZNT32 KNHC 192319 CCA
OFFN21
Marine Weather HF Voice Broadcast...CORRECTED
NWS National Hurricane Center Miami, FL
443 PM EST Sat Jan 19 2019
CORRECTED GALE WARNING ALL AREAS
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 is along 29N90W to 23N95W to
21N97W. Fresh to strong SW to S return flow will shift eastward
across the N Gulf of Mexico for the rest of today and tonight,
to the east of the strong cold front. NW gale force winds are in
the W sections of the Gulf of Mexico now, S of 29N W of the line
from 29N94W to 22N97W. A squall line will precede the front as
it crosses the Gulf of Mexico. The front will extend from 30N87W
to 25N90W to 19N96W tonight, then exit from the Gulf of Mexico
from Sunday morning into Sunday afternoon. Strong winds will
taper off across the basin by sunrise on Monday. A surface ridge
from the N will shift E and allow strong SE to S return flow to
develop in the western Gulf of Mexico by Tuesday morning. The
strong return flow will expand to the eastern Gulf of Mexico on
Tuesday night. It is possible that another strong cold front may
enter the NW Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday. 
Gulf of Mexico N of 26N W of 87W
...GALE WARNING...
.TONIGHT...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 14 ft. 
.SUN...N winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 10 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.MON...SE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...S winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.WED...SW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.THU...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
Gulf of Mexico from 22N to 26N W of 87W
...GALE WARNING...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...
.TONIGHT...NW to N winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 9 to 13 ft in N swell.
Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms.
.SUN...N winds 20 to 30 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt late in
the afternoon. Seas 9 to 13 ft in N swell. 
.SUN NIGHT...NE to E winds 10 to 15 kt, shifting to SE 5 to 10 kt
early in the morning. Seas 6 to 9 ft in N to NE swell, subsiding
to 4 to 6 ft in N to NE swell early in the morning. 
.MON...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...SE to S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft, building
to 4 to 6 ft late. 
.TUE...SE to S winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in N to NE
swell. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE to S winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.WED...SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW to N 30 to 35 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 11 ft in E swell. 
.THU...N winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
SW Gulf of Mexico S of 22N W of 87W
...GALE WARNING...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...
.TONIGHT...S of 21N W of 95W, NW to N winds 30 to 40 kt,
diminishing to 25 to 30 kt late. Elsewhere, NW to N winds 30 to
35 kt, diminishing to 20 to 30 kt in the late evening and
overnight. Seas 8 to 12 ft in N swell. Scattered showers. 
.SUN...NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 8 to 12 ft in N swell. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt early
in the morning. Seas 7 to 10 ft in N swell. 
.MON...NE winds 5 to 10 kt, shifting to SE 10 to 15 kt in the
late morning and afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.MON NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. 
.TUE...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. 
.WED...SE to S winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming NW 25 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...NW to N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft in NE to
E swell. 
.THU...NW to N winds 20 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft in N to NE
swell. 
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
Gulf of Mexico E of 87W
.TONIGHT...SW winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.SUN...NW winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 11 ft. 
.SUN NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. 
.MON...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.MON NIGHT...E winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. 
.TUE...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.TUE NIGHT...SE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.WED...SE winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft. 
.WED NIGHT...S winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.
.THU...W winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 7 ft. 
.THU NIGHT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 8 ft.