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FZNT32 KNHC 060830
OFFN21

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
330 AM EST FRI MAR 6 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...A COLD FRONT EXTENDS FROM NEAR CENTRAL FLORIDA TO
THE BAY OF CAMPECHE. STRONG TO GALE FORCE N WINDS COVER MUCH OF
THE AREA BEHIND THE FRONT. THE FRONT WILL STALL TODAY AND
DISSIPATE THROUGH SAT WITH A TROUGH LINGERING OVER THE SW GULF
WATERS BEFORE DISSIPATING SUN. A NEW FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE N
GULF LATE SUN NIGHT INTO EARLY MON MORNING. THE FRONT WILL
EXTENDS FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND TO BROWNSVILLE TEXAS MON AND
FROM NEAR CEDAR KEY FLORIDA TO TAMPICO MEXICO TUE.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...SHIFTING TO NE 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO E 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E 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 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S OF 21N W OF 94W NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. ELSEWHERE N
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 11 TO 16 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...S OF 21N W OF 94W NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. ELSEWHERE
N WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 9 TO 14
FT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ... AND 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...SEAS 8 TO 13 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 7 TO 10 FT LATE. ELSEWHERE...SEAS 7 TO
10 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...N WINDS 10 TO
20 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT LATE.
ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TODAY...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO NE 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.



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