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FZNT32 KNHC 130255
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
955 PM EST FRI FEB 12 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...WEAK HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER E CENTRAL GULF WILL
SHIFT W...AND BREAK DOWN THROUGH SAT WHILE A COLD FRONT MOVES S
ACROSS THE EASTERN GULF THIS WEEKEND. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD ACROSS THE BASIN SAT NIGHT AND SUN BEHIND THE FRONT. A
SECOND COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NW GULF MON EVENING AND
SWEEP ACROSS THE REST OF THE GULF THROUGH EARLY TUE NIGHT. HIGH
PRESSURE WILL SETTLE IN ACROSS THE AREA IN THE WAKE OF THE FRONT
THROUGH WED NIGHT.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.OVERNIGHT...SW WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.OVERNIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND NE 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND NE 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND E 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS WITHIN
60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...AND 3 TO 5 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SUN...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...SE WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT...SHIFTING TO E LATE. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO E IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO N AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.OVERNIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.


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