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FZNT32 KNHC 101508
OFFN21

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1008 AM EST WED FEB 10 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...WINDS AND SEAS WILL DIMINISH ACROSS THE EASTERN GULF
TODAY AS HIGH PRES OVER THE WESTERN GULF BUILDS ACROSS THE GULF
WATERS. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP CROSS THE THE NORTHERN
WATERS THIS WEEKEND FOLLOWED BY STRONG HIGH PRESSURE.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO W... THEN...
SHIFTING TO SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR
LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...SHIFTING TO NE IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

.TODAY...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...N WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE IN THE AFTERNOON. ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS
10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND NE 10 TO 15 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...E WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT. ELSEWHERE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS
THAN 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...E WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...NE
WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.


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