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FZNT32 KNHC 040836
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
336 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

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...HIGH PRES PREVAILING OVER THE GULF WATERS WILL SHIFT
EASTWARD TODAY ENABLING A STRONG COLD FRONT TO MOVE INTO THE NW
WATERS LATE TONIGHT. STRONG TO GALE FORCE N WINDS WILL SPREAD
BEHIND THE FRONT OVER THE WESTERN GULF EARLY THU THROUGH FRI
NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL REACH FROM CENTRAL FLORIDA TO THE CENTRAL
BAY OF CAMPECHE BY THU...STALLING OVER THE SE GULF FRI AND
LINGERING THROUGH SUN NIGHT.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT TO
35 KT W OF 91W LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT LATE.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W OF 95W SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING N 25 TO 35 KT W OF
FRONT. ELSEWHERE SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W OF 95W N TO NE WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. ELSEWHERE NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10
FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...
...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE...

.TODAY...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...SE WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT LATE.
ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...SE WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT...BECOMING N LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT EARLY...BECOMING 2 FT OR
LESS.
.THU NIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...NW WINDS 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT...BUILDING TO 9 TO 14 FT LATE.
ELSEWHERE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT
LATE.
.FRI...W OF 94W NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. ELSEWHERE N WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W OF 94W NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. ELSEWHERE...N
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NE
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.


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