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FZNT32 KNHC 050839
OFFN21

MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
339 AM EST THU MAR 5 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 STRONG COLD FRONT HAS MOVED INTO THE NW WATERS.
STRONG TO GALE FORCE N WINDS WILL SPREAD BEHIND THE FRONT OVER
THE WESTERN GULF AND W CENTRAL GULF EARLY TODAY THROUGH FRI
NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL REACH FROM CENTRAL FLORIDA TO THE CENTRAL
BAY OF CAMPECHE BY THU...STALLING OVER THE SE GULF FRI AND
LINGERING THROUGH SUN NIGHT. REMNANTS OF THE FRONT WILL DRIFT
INTO THE NW GULF SUN NIGHT THROUGH MON NIGHT CREATING A TIGHT
PRES GRADIENT OVER THE NW AND N CENTRAL WATERS.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...W OF FRONT N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. E OF FRONT S WINDS 10 TO
20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT LATE.
.TONIGHT...W OF 92W N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. E OF 92W N WINDS 20 TO
30 KT...SHIFTING TO NE 20 TO 25 KT LATE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 20 TO 30 KT
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NE 15 TO 25 KT
LATE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...SE WINDS LESS THAN
10 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20
KT...BECOMING E LESS THAN 10 KT LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...N WINDS 25 TO
35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT...BUILDING TO 11 TO 16 FT LATE. ELSEWHERE...N
WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FT LATE.
.FRI...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...NW WINDS 25 TO
35 KT...DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...
N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 12 TO 17 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 15 FT WITHIN 60 NM
OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...AND 8 TO 11 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TODAY...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.



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