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FZNT32 KNHC 070306
OFFN21

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1006 PM 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 THROUGH
TONIGHT FOLLOWED BRIEFLY BY FRESH TO STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS.
ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE BASIN MON WITH FRESH TO
STRONG NORTHERLY FLOW BEHIND IT. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE WED AS
HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE NW.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO W...THEN...
SHIFTING TO NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. 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 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...SUBSIDING TO
2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO NE 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE EVENING...
SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...E WINDS LESS
THAN 10 KT. VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...N
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

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


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