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FZNT32 KNHC 270241
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
941 PM EST MON JAN 26 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 WILL RACE SE ACROSS THE E GULF WATERS
ON TUE PASSING SE OF THE AREA ON TUE NIGHT. HIGH PRES WILL
MEANDER OVER THE W CENTRAL GULF THROUGH TUE...THEN LOSE IDENTITY
IN A RIDGE SETTING UP FROM THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE TO THE TEXAS
COASTAL BEND ON WED NIGHT. THE RIDGE WILL SHIFT SE TO A POSITION
FROM THE FLORIDA BIG BEND TO THE SW GULF ON THU...THEN WEAKEN ON
THU NIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE N CENTRAL GULF
THU NIGHT AND PASS THROUGH THE NE WATERS ON FRI MORNING.
SOUTHERLY RETURN FLOW WILL SET UP EARLY SAT OVER THE NW WATERS
AND SPREAD E ACROSS THE ENTIRE GULF ON SAT NIGHT.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E LATE. SEAS
3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.THU...SE 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 LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TONIGHT...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 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...N WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...E WINDS LESS
THAN 10 KT. ELSEWHERE...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE
LATE. 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...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...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...SHIFTING TO NE 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. 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 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.


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