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FZNT32 KNHC 090318
OFFN21

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1018 PM EST MON FEB 8 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 EXTENDS FROM 29N83W TO 25N90W TO
24N97W. GALE FORCE WINDS ARE BEHIND THE FRONT OVER THE
NORTH-CENTRAL AND NW GULF. THESE STRONG TO MINIMAL GALE FORCE
WINDS WILL PERSIST THROUGH EARLY TUE. THE FRONT WILL REACH THE
SE GULF AND NORTHERN YUCATAN PENINSULA TO NEAR 21N96W BY EARLY
TUE MORNING AND MOVE SE OF AREA BY LATE TUE. CONDITIONS WILL
IMPROVE BY MID WEEK AS HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE NW. ANOTHER
COLD FRONT WILL CLIP THE NE AND E GULF FRI INTO FRI NIGHT.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT 30 TO 35 KT E OF 90W. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT...EXCEPT 8 TO 12 FT E OF 90W.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT... SUBSIDING TO
4 TO 6 FT LATE.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO SE AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 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...BECOMING N LESS
THAN 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT IN
THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 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 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.

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

.TONIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...N WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT. ELSEWHERE...N WINDS 10 TO
15 KT. SEAS 3 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 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO NE IN THE AFTERNOON.
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.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...EXCEPT 30 TO 35 KT N OF 25N.
SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.


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