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FZNT32 KNHC 251527
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1027 AM EST SUN JAN 25 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...1021 MB HIGH PRES CENTERED ACROSS W CENTRAL GULF
EXTENDS EWD ACROSS THE BASIN AND INTO BAHAMAS... WAKE OF A
STALLED COLD FRONT  NW CARIBBEAN. THE HIGH WILL REMAIN
NEARLY STATIONARY JUST OFFSHORE OF NE MEXICO THROUGH TUE NIGHT.
A NEW COLD FRONT WILL DROP INTO THE N CENTRAL WATERS TONIGHT...
PUSHING E OF THE BASIN BY MON LATE WITH FRESH TO NEAR GALE
FORCE WINDS ACROSS NE PORTIONS. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL CLIP THE
FAR NE GULF TUE NIGHT. HIGH PRES OVER SE GEORGIA WILL SUPPORT
MODERATE RETURN FLOW ACROSS THE WATERS WED NIGHT. A WEAKER COLD
FRONT WILL IMPACT THE N CENTRAL AND NE GULF THU AND THU NIGHT.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TODAY...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT LATE.
.MON...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO NW 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...S WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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

.TODAY...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.

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

.TODAY...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...N WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT. ELSEWHERE...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...N WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT LATE.
ELSEWHERE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TODAY...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT
 LATE. SEAS 5 TO 8 FT IN NW SWELL.
.TONIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT LATE.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.


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