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FZNT32 KNHC 080313
OFFN21

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1013 PM EST SUN FEB 7 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...FRESH TO STRONG NORTHERLY FLOW OVER THE EASTERN GULF
WILL DIMINISH LATE TONIGHT AS HIGH PRES OVER LOUISIANA SHIFTS TO
THE E. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE S ACROSS THE BASIN MON AND MON NIGHT
WITH STRONG NW WINDS IN ITS WAKE...REACHING GALE FORCE OVER THE
N-CENTRAL AND NE GULF MON NIGHT AND TUE. CONDITIONS WILL IMPROVE
BY MID WEEK AS HIGH PRES BUILDS IN FROM THE NW.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...W WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT IN THE MORNING...SUBSIDING TO
2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SE 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.

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

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE WINDS
LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING N LESS THAN
10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 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. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 7 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 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.


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