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FZNT32 KNHC 061442
OFFN21

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
942 AM EST SAT FEB 6 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 COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE BASIN THIS
AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT WITH NORTHERLY FLOW INCREASING BACK TO FRESH
TO STRONG BRIEFLY BEHIND IT. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS
THE BASIN MON WITH FRESH TO STRONG NORTHERLY FLOW BEHIND IT.
CONDITIONS IMPROVE WED AS HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE NW.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TODAY...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT BEHIND
FRONT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT BEHIND FRONT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE EARLY...
THEN INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE LATE.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.


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