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FZNT32 KNHC 031517
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
1017 AM EST TUE MAR 3 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...RIDGING OVER THE NORTHERN GULF WILL MAINTAIN PATCHY
SEA FOG OVER THE NW GULF THROUGH TONIGHT. THE HIGH PRES WILL
SHIFT EASTWARD WED AHEAD OF A STRONG COLD FRONT MOVING INTO THE
NW WATERS LATE WED NIGHT. STRONG TO GALE FORCE N WINDS WILL
SPREAD BEHIND THE FRONT OVER THE WESTERN GULF EARLY THU THROUGH
FRI NIGHT. THE FRONT WILL REACH FROM CENTRAL FLORIDA TO THE
CENTRAL BAY OF CAMPECHE BY THU...STALLING OVER THE SE GULF FRI
THROUGH SAT.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W OF 91W N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. E OF 91W N WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 9 TO 14 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE THU...

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W OF 95W N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. E OF 95W E WINDS 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W OF 95W N TO NE WINDS 30 TO 35 KT. E OF 95W NE
WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.

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

...GALE CONDITIONS POSSIBLE THU THROUGH FRI...

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...SE WINDS 10 TO
15 KT...DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT LATE.
ELSEWHERE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT
LATE. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W OF 94W NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT BECOMING N 25 TO 35 KT W OF
FRONT. ELSEWHERE E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W OF 94W NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. E OF 94W N WINDS
15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.FRI...W OF 94W NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. E OF 94W NE WINDS 20
TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.



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