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FZNT32 KNHC 270905
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MARINE WEATHER HF VOICE BROADCAST
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
505 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 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 FROM FL PANHANDLE TO SW GULF OF MEXICO/
MEXICO COAST NEAR 21N97W...WILL MOVE EASTWARD QUICKLY. IT WILL
EXTEND FROM N CENTRAL FLORIDA INTO E CENTRAL GULF OF MEXICO TO
YUCATAN PENINSULA FRI LATE.FROM S FLORIDA TO SE GULF OF
MEXICO/CUBA FRI SUNSET...AND TO E OF THE GULF LATE FRI NIGHT.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND TSTMS MAINLY WITH GUSTY WINDS WILL PRECEDE
THE FRONT AS IT MOVES ACROSS THE GULF. HIGH PRES WILL DEVELOP
OVER THE NW GULF ON FRI NIGHT...SHIFT EASTWARD TO N CENTRAL GULF
SATURDAY NIGHT...INTO NE CORNER OF GULF SUNDAY NIGHT. THE HIGH
CENTER WILL LINGER IN E CENTRAL GULF THROUGH WED.

GULF OF MEXICO N OF 26N W OF 87W

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TONIGHT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO
15 KT LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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

.TODAY...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

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

...GALE WARNING...

.TODAY...S OF 22N W OF 94W NW TO N WINDS 20 TO 25 KT...INCREASING
TO 30 TO 40 KT THIS AFTERNOON. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT...BUILDING TO 10 TO
13 FT THIS AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED TSTMS.
ELSEWHERE...N WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF
COAST OF VERACRUZ...AND 4 TO 6 FT ELSEWHERE.
.TONIGHT...S OF 22N W OF 94W NW TO N WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...SHIFTING
TO N 25 TO 30 KT LATE. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT. ELSEWHERE...N WINDS 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...AND 6
TO 8 FT ELSEWHERE.
.SAT...WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF VERACRUZ...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT.
DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT LATE. ELSEWHERE...NE
WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS
5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT WITHIN 60 NM OF COAST OF
VERACRUZ...AND NE 10 TO 20 KT ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

GULF OF MEXICO E OF 87W

.TODAY...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO W 10 TO 20 KT
LATE. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT
LATE.
.TONIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SAT...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.



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